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Fukuoka Foreign Language College: A Welcoming Home for International Students in Japan

GaijinPot Study flew down to Fukuoka to check out this awesome Japanese Language School. See if it's the right fit for you!

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 6, 2020

A pharmaceutical English teacher in Tokyo, a hotel manager in Hokkaido and an art director in Osaka among our top picks for this week!

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プレイボーイ and Other Japanese Words for Naughty Dating Behavior

If your Valentine's Day date says you’re しつこい, it means they just aren’t into you. Let it go!

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Buying Cold Medicine in Japan

Fight off that nasty bug with this guide to the most common kanji found on Japanese OTC medicines.

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 6

Babysitters, Kitchen Staff, and an Engineer position at Rakuten are among our top picks for this week!

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Tweet of the Week #67: Dealing With Chikan

Follow these steps shared on Twitter to safely apprehend a train groper in Japan.

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The Harsh Reality of Getting a Divorce as a Mom in Japan

One single Black mother's story of raising a half Japanese child against all odds.

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 5, 2020

You don't need Japanese for these jobs including Hair Model, Motion Graphic Designer, and more!

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

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: How to Use the Heating Function on your Air Conditioner in Japan

Stay cozy all throughout winter in Japan with this quick guide

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What the Heck is Setsubun?

A deep dive into this delightfully devilish Japanese holiday signaling the coming of spring.

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 5

Web editors, application engineers, and B2B sales positions available among our top picks for this week!

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage