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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 39, 2019

Patissier, 2D game illustrator, math teacher and digital marketing consultant among our top picks for this week.

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5 Must-Read Manga From the 90s You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Essential 90s manga titles for a taste of dystopia, mystery, Sci-Fi, comedy and more.

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Top Things to Do in Gifu and Nagano Prefectures: A Guide to Traveling in Central Japan

Join GaijinPot in a new video as we travel step by step along the same ancient trails of a land ruled by samurai.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 39

Our pick of the best new jobs posted on GaijinPot.

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Tweet of the Week #48: Phone Call Turns Awkward With Japanese Homophones

Learn how to answer (or not) the phone in Japanese with this week's viral tweet.

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The Popularity of Gay Manga in Japan: What are ‘Bara’ and ‘Yaoi’ and Who Are Its Fans?

Japanese manga and anime depicting gay sex have a huge fanbase here and abroad. So what's it all about?

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Pocket Wi-Fi in Japan: Two Discounted Options for Short and Long-Term Stays

Get access to free unlimited data or have your delivery fee waived with these special offers for GaijinPot readers.

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8 Side Jobs for Foreigners to Make Extra Money in Japan

As the gig economy model grows abroad, Japan’s government is now encouraging workers to take second jobs. Here’s our pick of the best side hustles for foreign workers.

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Sleep Steps Away From Dotonbori at The Lively Hotel in Osaka

Or just drink fancy cocktails at the rooftop bar till dawn. Who needs sleep anyway?

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Tokyo Game Show 2019: 5 Upcoming Game Releases to Watch out For

Our pick of the best games showcased this year.

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How to Apply to a Japanese University

A step-by-step guide for international students who want to apply to a Japanese university.

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Top Things to Do in Aichi Prefecture: A Guide to Traveling in Central Japan

From temples to ninjas to robots, join the journey to the heart of Japan with GaijinPot in this video.

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