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10 Side Jobs for Foreigners in Japan

Looking to make some extra money outside your day job? Here are some possible side jobs you can consider.

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The Best 7 Destinations In Japan’s Least Popular Prefectures

Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto are too crowded. Show these quieter prefectures some much deserved love too!

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10 Unforgettable City Pop Tracks for Your Playlist

Coming to life in the 80s, the music genre of city pop is known for its optimistic and nostalgic sound. Add these songs to your playlist before your next trip to Japan! 

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Sunscreen Products, Tips and Words in Japan

A breakdown of trending sunscreens in Japan

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7 Japanese Anime, Games and Movies Like ‘Squid Game’

You may have heard of the new Netflix hit "Squid Game" but do you know about these Japanese death games?

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7 Terrifying Japanese Urban Legends Based on True Stories

From human sacrifices to haunted tunnels, these real Japanese legends give us the creeps.

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Winners of the Top 10 Japan Travel Destinations for 2021

Discover some of the best places to visit in Japan next year. Featured are destinations that’ll get you back in touch with the best of nature and rural community.

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Culture

After Thousands of Years in Family Homes, Traditional Japanese Flooring Goes Modern

A contemporary update on classic tatami is finding fans at home in Japan and with interior designers abroad.

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What Ghost of Tsushima Gets Right and Wrong About Japan’s Past

Does Ghost of Tsushima strike the balance between playability and authenticity? We think it does. Here's why.

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6 Hacks for Surviving Hay Fever in Japan

With cherry blossom season comes the onset of seasonal allergies. Luckily these Japanese products will soothe your suffering.

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Japanese Immigration Has Begun Enforcing Stricter Visa Requirements for Foreigners

Tourist, working holiday and student visa holders are among those affected.

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Baby Names That Work in Japanese and English

Hi! My name is. What? My name is. Who? My name is...

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