Just as the original 1982 movie borrowed heavily from the futuristic sights and sounds of a Tokyo noir, visitors to Japan today can cruise the industrial landscapes of Yokohama or slurp noodles in the narrow alleyways and neon lights of Shinjuku — Japan has all the spots required for a “Blade Runner”-inspired trip!
By Tanja Warwick on December 8, 2017
The responses were hilarious, thoughtful, weird and a little angsty. Vote for your favorite!
By Victoria Vlisides on December 7, 2017
Teaching any type of English class in Japan can have its challenges, but special needs students offer unique, one-on-one situations to help you grow as a teacher — and a person.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 6, 2017
He and his fellow oni (demons) visit the homes of children across the city every New Year’s Eve, warning children of the dangers of behaving badly or disobeying their parents.
By Liam Carrigan on December 5, 2017
Venture to some decidedly “untouristy” spots in Japan with these recommendations for unique — and still affordable — overnight options.
By Matthew Baxter on December 4, 2017
Check back each week as we look through the database of jobs in Japan that have been posted to GaijinPot…
By GaijinPot Blog on December 4, 2017
Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.
By Dan Grunebaum on December 4, 2017
Wherever you are in Japan a Prince hotel awaits. Check out these three properties for your next weekend getaway.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 3, 2017
The Cuisine Press has developed a series of unique tours that allow overseas tourists to sample Japan’s food culture while enjoying the beauty and charm of Tohoku’s farming and fishing villages.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 1, 2017
Inter-cultural dating is already challenging, let alone when you include all the difficulties of LGBT life. Read on for tips on dating and communicating with your LGBT Japanese partner.
By Alex Rickert on November 30, 2017
A couple of hours a day on the train, with time off to take in some of the best sights Japan has to offer along the route.
By Liam Carrigan on November 29, 2017
Navigating the world of Japanese etiquette can be tricky without knowing some of the words that are associated with good and bad manners in Japan.