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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 45

Hospitality, marketing, and translation jobs among our top picks for this week!

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The Strange Story of Tokyo Narita Airport’s Haunted Hotel

Mummified bodies, bizarre cults, and reincarnation—and that’s just the beginning.

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Culture

True Japan Ghost Stories from GaijinPot Readers

Things that go bump in the night and haunted English schools are amongst these ghostly encounters, just in time for Halloween.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 44

Internet assessor, native Indonesian translator and freelance writer among our top picks for this week!

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Top Jobs in Japan With No Japanese Required – Week 43, 2019

Bartender/DJ in Tokyo, marketing team leader in Osaka and English instructor in Fukui among our top picks for jobs that don't need Japanese ability.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 43

Tourism taxi driver, freelance writers, and boutique hotel staff among our top picks for this week!

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Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in Japan

Shred world-class powder in the Japanese mountains. Japow!

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 42, 2019

Ski instructor, full-stack engineer, and game producer among our top picks for those living overseas who want to come and work in Japan.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 42

IT support staff, digital marketing consultant and patissier among our top picks for this week!

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 41, 2019

One-time event staff, bartender/DJ, and construction worker among this week's picks for jobs that don't require any Japanese ability.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 41

Social media marketer, patissier and project management specialist among our top picks for this week!

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Study Japanese With a Two Week Autumn Program in Stunning Akita Prefecture

Akita Inaka School’s course combines learning Japanese with outdoor activities, cultural classes and meeting adorable Akita dogs!

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