New Year's traditions in Japan
Culture

Japanese New Year Traditions: 10 Ways to Celebrate Like a Local

Put those pajamas on and settle in for a proper o-shogatsu—Japanese style.

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 52

Check out our final list of top jobs in Japan for the year and start 2021 off with a fresh start at a new work place!

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #111: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Let's look back at some of 2020's biggest Tweets!

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Live

Apartments to Rent for Less Than ¥100,000 in Adachi—December 2020

These apartments in Tokyo's northern Adachi Ward offer good value for those who want to live in the metropolis but not in a small, old building!

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Explore

A Grand Tour of the Mitsuboshi Kaidou, Japan’s ‘Three-Star Road’

The Mitsuboshi Kaidou is a well kept secret packed full of scenic spots and experiences surrounded by traditional Japanese culture.

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Work

A Coronavirus Christmas: How Foreign Teachers are Coping Without Going Home for the Holidays

With international travel heavily restricted, how are some of Japan’s foreign teachers coping with the situation?

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 51

This week's top jobs in Japan include plenty of administration, management, marketing and sales positions. Check out our list and see if you have the skills and experience these employers are looking for.

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Tweet of the Week #110: It’s All about Perspective

Check out this local monk's modern take on a Buddhist proverb.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

Learn

Immerse Your Family in a Short-Term Rural Japanese Language Experience

Spend two weeks together as a family learning Japanese and exploring life in the countryside with Akita Inaka School.

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Culture

Tokyo’s Club Kids: The Avant-Garde of Gender-Bending Fashion and Drag

An interview with Sisen Murasaki aka DJ Sisen.

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Live

Nengajo: How to Send a Japanese New Year Postcard


Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win culture points for 2021!

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 50

If you are experienced with office administration, sales, e-commerce marketing and event management, then there are plenty of opportunities waiting for you in this week's top jobs in Japan!

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