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Wanted: Blog Writers !

January 23rd, 2018 By Cyrielle U

Gyotaku - not Otaku. You haven’t heard of it before? Gyotaku is the traditional method of printing fish in Japan. The fish is caught, ink is applied on the (dead?) fish, then paper is pressed on the fish and voila - fish print on paper. Remember Gyotaku because next time you go to an international party you might just meet someone from abroad who came exactly for this reason to Japan ... Read More

Wanted: Blog Writers!

December 7th, 2017 By Kathrin K
News Local Japan

Do you know the feeling? You moved all the way to Japan and people back home keep asking you why? You tell them you live in Adachi-ku and they ask why not Shinjuku or Shibuya? Or “worse”, you moved to Urawa in Saitama and you always have to defend yourself for moving there and not directly to Tokyo. Kyushu? Never heard of it... Hokkaido? That's where the pumpkins come ... Read More

Staff wanted for English learning events for kids

November 16th, 2017 By Kathrin K
Event News

You like kids and have teaching experience? Your English is native (level)? Perfect!We are looking for several native English speakers (or native level) who have teaching experience and like to engage with kids in a casual and fun atmosphere at one or two events.The events are held by an English learning company. This company holds monthly 1 to 2 hour events where the kids get the chance to ... Read More

Wanted: Part Time Staff for Japan Room Finder

November 14th, 2017 By Kathrin K

We are looking for a new staff member who can start end of November/ beginning of December!We - JapanRoomFinder/ TokyoRoomFinder - are a real estate agency that assists foreigners in finding accommodation in Japan, both short term (Share Houses) as well as long term (private apartments).We are not just supporting foreigners in finding a new home but we are also trying to build a link between foreign residents and the ... Read More


Wanted: Foreigners for a Japanese TV show to go on a Trip to rural Japan

November 2nd, 2017 By Kathrin K

Wafusohonke is a Japanese TV program from Osaka informing about aspects of Japanese culture many Japanese don't even know about. In one part called "My First Japan", foreigners who have been in Japan for only a short time, are accompanied to various sightseeing spots, restaurants and locations in Izumo (Shimane prefecture) or Aomori prefecture. The idea is to explore and experience Japan with a fresh viewpoint and to "re-explore ... Read More

Take part in the Kawagoe Matsuri on Oct. 14th!

September 14th, 2017 By Kathrin K
Event News

Are you looking for a totally unique experience even most Japanese cannot make? Then get ready for the annual Kawagoe Festival, because for the first time ever the city is welcoming foreigners to take part in its 360 year old Festival!Kawagoe Matsuri is held every year for two days on the third Saturday and Sunday of October. Around one million visitors flock to Kawagoe to witness the strong men ... Read More