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Culture

Immerse Yourself in the Cultural Heritage of Japan from the Comfort of Home

The Japan Heritage official site has all the resources you need to plan the perfect Japanese cultural journey.

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Work

Working from Home: English Teachers and the ‘New Normal’

As more companies embrace the idea of working from home, we ask the question: Will working from home as a full-time English teacher in Japan ever be viable?

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 49

Our top jobs in Japan this week include international school learning material sales reps, IT English teachers for kids, sewing factory staff, map accuracy testers, Japanese video game support staff and more. Check them out and apply now!

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Explore

Winners of the Top 10 Japan Travel Destinations for 2021

Discover some of the best places to visit in Japan next year. Featured are destinations that’ll get you back in touch with the best of nature and rural community.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #108: Perfectly Failed Pictures

Japanese Twitter turns photo fails into unintentional wins.

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Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 48

From e-commerce to sales and marketing, teaching to translating — even pet camera software development — opportunities abound in our weekly list of top jobs in Japan!

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Tweet of the Week #107: Twitter Elects Crappiest Home Of The Year

What do the worst homes in japan look like?

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Live

Apartments to Rent for Less Than ¥110,000 in Ueno/Asakusa—November 2020

Think rent in Tokyo is too expensive? Check out these affordable options available for around ¥100,000 in the vibrant Ueno and Asakusa areas.

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

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 47

This week's top jobs in Japan features plenty of IT and development positions as well as specialized English teaching, sales and sewing factory staff wanted.

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Culture

After Thousands of Years in Family Homes, Traditional Japanese Flooring Goes Modern

A contemporary update on classic tatami is finding fans at home in Japan and with interior designers abroad.

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Live

Japanese Recipe Adventures: Teriyaki Chicken Rice Burger

A healthier alternative to boring old burger buns.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #106: Farmer’s Creative Vending Machine Hack

Japan Twitter is really impressed with this farmer's coin hack.

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