Living in Japan

Japanese To Prepare for a Job Interview
Work

You Should Learn These Basic Japanese Job Interview Questions

Don’t get caught off guard at the interview. Prepare, practice, perform!

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Culture

Voices from the Black Lives Matter Tokyo Protest

Over 3,000 people marched in Tokyo for Black Lives Matter. Here are the voices of organizers and protesters.

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Live

Japan’s Attempt to Ease Strict Entry Bans for Foreign Residents Too Little, Too Late

Foreign residents of Japan have been left stranded overseas for months as the country closed its borders over COVID-19.

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Work

GaijinPot Survey Shows 55% of Readers Prefer Working from Home vs. at the Office

Not having to commute to work is pretty awesome, but many readers struggle with staying motivated while at home.

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Live

Apartments to rent for less than ¥40,000 in Osaka—June 2020

A spacious 1DK for ¥40,000 with two months of free rent? Guess we're moving to Osaka.

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Live

Photos from Black Lives Matter March in Osaka with Over 1,000 Protesters

The global movement has reached Japan.

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Reflections of Tokyo During the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Photo Essay

Have you ever seen Asakusa this empty?

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Live

How You Can Support Local Businesses in Japan During COVID-19

Do your part to help Japan's local economy all from your computer.

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Live

Apartments to rent for less than ¥70,000 in Shinjuku—May 2020

Affordable places in the heart of Shinjuku, Kabukicho, and Shin-Okubo.

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Live

Japanese Recipe Adventures: Dry Curry Rice Omelette

Not quite omurice, not quite a pilaf. Edible nonetheless.

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Culture

Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

The nationwide state of emergency has been lifted, but we're not back to normalcy just yet.

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Live

How to Fill in Japan’s COVID-19 Stimulus Application

A step-by-step breakdown with English translations and tips for applying online.

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