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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Emperor’s Abdication

Think Emperor Akihito’s abdication is a typical matter of protocol in Japan? Think again.

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Reiwa: The Start of a New Era in Japan

Japan’s new era will start on May 1 and is all about people “beautifully” nurturing culture.

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Work

2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 14

Find the best new career opportunities on Japan's No.1 English-language job site!

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Culture

Two Rugby Fans Are Cycling from London to Tokyo for the 2019 World Cup

They're cycling 20,093 km to deliver the whistle for the first game in Tokyo on September 20.

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Learn

Tweet of the Week

Learn Japanese with what's going viral in the Twitterverse.

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Explore

A Magical Moomin Theme Park Is Now Open Just Outside of Tokyo

It's a whimsical world of wholesome adventure at Moominvalley Park.

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Explore

Muji is Opening Its First Japanese Hotel in Tokyo

Open from next Thursday, the new Muji hotel is now accepting reservations.

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Live

Managing the Cost of Healthcare in Japan

Make sure your next trip to the hospital doesn’t leave your wallet feeling sick, too.

By 10 min read

Learn

Apartment Hunter: Words for Your Quest to Move in Japan

Arm yourself with this useful Japanese when battling for the perfect new digs this spring.

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Explore

5 Ways to Play with Poop at the Unko Museum Yokohama

The world's first poop museum is open from now until July 2019.

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Culture

5 Japanese Anime Perfect for the ‘Harry Potter’ Fan

Experience the age-old theme of magic presented five different ways in these must-see anime from Japan.

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