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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 1, 2020

Tourism taxi driver, factory worker, and art teacher among our top picks for this week!

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Explore

Hiking to Nageiredo, Japan’s Most Dangerous National Treasure

Harness your inner strength and climb outside your comfort zone on Tottori Prefecture’s Mount Mitoku

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 1

Engineering at LINE Japan and marketing for a famous jewelry brand in Kyoto among our top picks for this week!

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #62: Humidifier Adds Fire Instead of Moisture to the Air

Review your Japanese adverbs of time with this week's viral tweet!

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Explore

Ink and Onsen: How to Enjoy Hot Springs If You Have Tattoos

A guide to experiencing Japan's hot springs - even when you're inked.

By 8 min read

Live

Happy New Year From GaijinPot

A brief look back at what happened in 2019 and what we're excited for in 2020.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #61: Store Label Typo Strikes Back

Learn how to input small kana on a computer without a Japanese keyboard with this week's typo-tastic tweet.

By 3 min read

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.

By 7 min read

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

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 52, 2019

Jobs in education, games translation and overseas sales among our top picks for the last Thursday of the year.

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Live

The True Story of Why People in Japan Eat KFC at Christmas

Last year, KFC Japan earned a record-breaking ¥6.9 billion from December 21 to 25. So what's the deal with "Kurisumasu ni wa kentakkii!"?

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Learn

Advanced Japanese Words for Giving

Level up with these tricky forms during the most generous time of the year.

By 3 min read

Work

2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 52

Jobs in marketing and UX design among our top picks to see us out for 2019, baby!

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