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May 31, 2018

7 Reasons Driving a Taxi in Japan is the Best Job You’ve Never Considered Before

A high salary, amazing experiences and freedom are just some of the sweet benefits of being a taxi driver with Hinomaru.

May 30, 2018

Get Yourself Connected: A Quick Guide to Internet Setup in Japanese

At first the words for the internet can seem somewhat easy after all — a lot of them are English. However, once you try and get online, the words become increasingly difficult. GaijinPot investigates.

May 29, 2018

Reasons to be Cheerful: Why Being an ALT Is Awesome

Being an assistant language teacher in Japan isn’t as bad as you may have heard.

May 28, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 22

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a free profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

May 25, 2018

2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest Winners

Did you enter our 2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest? The winners are in!

May 24, 2018

22 of Japan’s Most Famous Matsuri: A Travel Calendar

From this summer through next spring, here’s your ultimate Japan festival guide.

10 Ways Life is Different in Kyoto than in Tokyo
May 23, 2018

10 Ways Life in Kyoto is Different than Tokyo

Hotter in summer, colder in winter and so much more chill all year round.

Garbage management in Japan.
May 22, 2018

Trash Talk: A Guide to Garbage Disposal in Japan

Moving to the Japanese countryside presents many challenges. Thankfully, with this guide, sorting out your trash isn’t one of them!

May 21, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 21

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

May 21, 2018

How the Simplest Kanji Can Often Trick Us

With the JLPT exams just around the corner, GaijinPot takes a look at some of the weird compounds using basic kanji that examiners can’t resist slipping into their tests.

May 18, 2018

Otaku Time: 5 Anime to Binge on Netflix Japan Right Now

No kanji? No problem. Here’s a collection of top Japanese animated shows you can watch in English.

May 17, 2018

6 Great Mobile Apps for Learning Basic Japanese

If you’re learning, picking a mobile application that will let you study anytime, anywhere can accelerate your progress. Here are six of our favorites to keep in your pocket.

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