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Birthday Discounts and Freebies in Japan

Is your birthday around the corner? Read on for a mega list of all the goodies you can collect as discounts or freebies just by getting another year older!

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Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2024

Japanese experiences, family-friendly energy and professional representation characterized the 2024 Tokyo Rainbow Pride.

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GaijinPot Expo 2023: The Premier Event for Foreigners in Japan

Discover opportunities, connect with employers and showcase your talent at the fifth edition of our annual event!

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What is The Nara Deer Antler-Cutting Ceremony?

Beneath the sprawling canopies of ancient trees in Nara, Japan, an ancient ceremony unfolds with the arrival of autumn.

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Visit The Sites of Japan’s Historic Battles

Visit the decisive battles of the Warring States Period at the sites of its major battles.

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Revving Up: The Japanese Grand Prix Delivers Thrills and Spills

Celebrates the rich motorsports heritage of Japan. Taking place at the iconic Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture, the Japanese Grand Prix is a unique experience showcasing the best of Japanese culture and Formula 1 racing.

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GaijinPot Meet 4: June Mixer and Cocktail Hour

Chat with other foreigners, swap stories with GaijinPot staff or just share a drink!

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GaijinPot Meet: April Mingle and Free Drinks

Chat with other foreigners, swap stories with GaijinPot staff or just share a drink!

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5 More Things in Japan Gone for Good

GaijinPot looks at some of the biggest events in Japan that have disappeared.

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5 Ways to have an Online Halloween in Japan This Year

2020 has been spooky enough, so here's how to have fun and stay safe!

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Drag Shows You Can Watch Online from Japan

Still stuck at home? Climb out of the closet and tune into these fabulous upcoming live streams from your couch.

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List of Canceled Events in Japan Due to the Coronavirus

The Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak and Aomori Nebuta Festival have been canceled for 2020 while the Edo River Fireworks have been postponed.

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