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Aaron Baggett

Aaron Baggett is a Tokyo-based writer from North Little Rock, Arkansas. He loves Muay Thai, Godzilla, cats and explaining why Terminator 2 is the greatest movie ever.

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Why MobalPay is Your Expat Survival Payment Card in Japan

Discover MobalPay, the ultimate Japanese payment card for expats. No residency or credit checks. Easy application, quick setup and versatile usage.

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Make Your Visit to The Tokyo Immigration Office Easier

Why does everyone hate visiting the Tokyo Immigration Office? Here are some tips and how to make your visit faster.

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Otsuki: The Gateway to Mount Fuji

Looking for an escape from Tokyo? Explore Otsuki in Yamanashi Prefecture and discover the charms of small-town Japan at the foot of its tallest mountain.

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Finding Pet-Friendly Apartments in Japan: Honesty is the Best Policy

Be a responsible pet owner in Japan by choosing pet-friendly apartments, ensuring a happy home for you and your furry friend while respecting the rules and saving money and headaches.

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Events

5 Embarrassing Stories of Tourists in Japan

From eyebrow-raising antics to dumb crimes, here are five news stories showcasing foreigners' absurd and embarrassing moments in Japan.

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Learn

5 More Games for Learning Japanese

Try these games to supplement (or take a breather from) your textbooks.

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Urban Oasis: How to Enjoy a Swimming Pool in Japan

Dive into a quick guide to swimming pools in Japan, from where to find them to what to wear.

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Culture

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: A Primer for the Nippon Professional Baseball Season

Japanese baseball, also known as Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), is a beloved sport in Japan. Here are some things to know and how you can catch a game.

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Culture

Step Into The Ring: A Basic Guide to Sumo Wrestling in Japan

Learn everything you need to know about sumo wrestling in Japan, from rules and traditions to tournament schedules and buying tickets.

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5 Games on Steam to Learn Japanese

Hate textbooks but love videogames? Here are five games you can download on Steam to learn Japanese while you play.

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Discover Okayama: Beautiful Home of Japanese Tradition, Pottery and Steel

Explore the hidden, cultural and even luxurious gems of Okayama Prefecture on the Japan Heritage website.

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Globis University: Your Gateway to Japan

Kickstart your career and earn an MBA at Globis University while living in Japan or even online. Learn what it’s like to study in Tokyo from students themselves.

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