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8 Types of Dating App Profiles You’ll Encounter In Japan

From "Language Exchangers" to "Expat Machos," it's a different ballgame in Japan.

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Two Years On, ‘Premium Friday’ is Still a Laughing Stock

This political program should have reformed Japan’s poor working conditions. Instead, it's getting roasted online.

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World’s Biggest Starbucks Opens in Tokyo

The fifth Starbucks Reserve Roastery has landed in Nakameguro — just in time for cherry blossom season.

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NHK Fee Collector Leaves Note Threatening Impending ‘Crackdown’

The estimated 20% of households who don't pay are apparently in trouble.

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Hot Prepper: Be Ready for an Emergency in Japan

Knowing what to do before a disaster happens can save you when it does.

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Hay Fever Season in Tokyo Has Officially Begun

My eyes!!!

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Terrace House Announces New Series in Tokyo Debuting this May on Netflix

They’re bringing it back to the capital and are already accepting applications.

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Starbucks has started selling its cherry blossom-themed drinks and products for 2019

The "Sakuraful" Milk Latte and Frappuccino go on sale today, along with a new line of pink products.

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GaijinPot Readers Share Their Japan Love Stories in 100 Words or Less

For Valentine’s Day, readers shared their own love stories in miniature form. From office romance to missed connections, they did not disappoint.

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7 Weird Japanese Valentine’s Gifts You Won’t Regret Giving

Celebrate this Valentine's Day in Japan by being super weird about it.

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Wanna Live in an Abandoned House in Japan? Here’s Why It’s Not Really Free

We are here to set the record straight on akiya homes in Japan.

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How Bad Has 2019 Been So Far for Gender Equality in Japan?

Bad. The answer is bad.

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