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Only Gaijin in the Village Ch. 6
June 23, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: War and Peace

In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village. This is my story.

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May 19, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: A Farewell to Arms

In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village. This is my story.

April 21, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: Community Service

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

March 29, 2017

The Only Gaijin In the Village: Moving In

In a new short story series, writer Iain Maloney shares his experiences as the only foreigner in a Gifu village full of elderly people.