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Tweet of the Week #50: Typhoon Hagibis Causes Panic Buying of Tape

Advice to tape your windows has resulted in a shortage. But does it even work? Learn how to give advice with this week's viral tweet!

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Culture

5 Classic Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch

We dare you to watch these J-horror classics alone in the dark this weekend.

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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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Culture

What Do Japanese People Think About Japan’s Return to Commercial Whaling?

In an issue fraught with controversy, the reaction of locals seems just as ambiguous.

By 5 min read

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A Gourmet Guide to Yokohama West Gate

Where to eat and drink in this little-known culinary corner of Tokyo’s cosmopolitan neighbor and RWC host city, Yokohama.

By 5 min read

Culture

7 Scariest Japanese Ghosts and Ghouls to Haunt Your Dreams

We hope you don’t run into any of these yurei and yokai this Halloween.

By 6 min read

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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 Anime, Video Games and Digital Media at a Japanese University: Digital Hollywood University Tokyo

Digital Hollywood University claims to turn your hobbies into a pathway to a career in the industry. GaijinPot went to the open campus to find out more.

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Tweet of the Week #49: Racial Profiling For ID Check Has Twitter Fuming

Learn how to use the suffix 方 with this week's infuriating viral tweet.

By 3 min read

Culture

5 Updates to Know About Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! Coming to Netflix Nov. 1

The U.S. got Marie Kondo’ed. Now, it’s time for Japan to get Queer Eye’ed. Arigato, Netflix!

By 5 min read

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Types of Students You’ll See at English Speech Contests in Japan

Hello, everyone! Do you like cats? I have a cat. I love my cat. And I love the Olympics.

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10 Places to Experience the Best of Autumn in Japan in 2019

These locations are perfect for an autumn adventure.

By 7 min read