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Maybe you are just starting a new business, or maybe your already established a company. Either way, one important factor in the success of your business is advertising. There are many ways to advertise, but most of them […]

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The State of Emergency is extended in Tokyo until June 20th. However from June 1st, the restrictions upon facilities have been loosened. The following applies until midnight on June 20th: Large shopping centres: Allowed to re-open on weekdays […]

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If you’re living in Japan, chances are you’d like to experience and celebrate some Japanese traditions. Here are eight festivals that Japanese people celebrate every year. Shogatsu New Year’s in Japan is the most important holiday of the […]

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A hot topic these days is the Covid-19 vaccine. Japan got off to a slow start but vaccinations for the general public have now started. Let’s see where we’re at. Total doses given: About 5.5 million, which is […]

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Something you may be worried about before moving to Japan is earthquakes. Japan lies on several fault lines and is one of the most earthquake prone countries in the world. Therefore it is best to be prepared for […]

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What happens if I forget to renew my visa?                If you forget to renew your zairyu card (residence card), this is a serious mistake and needs to be dealt with ASAP, as the authorities do have the right […]

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It can be challenging to find a job in Japan which has both decent wages and a good work-life balance. This is especially hard if you are not fluent in Japanese. If you have years of experience, or […]

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As exciting as it is to move to Japan and try all the new Japanese products, there are some things that we recommend you bring from home, based on our experiences along with those of other expats. DeodorantIt […]

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Many people have been asking when they will be able to receive their vaccinations. While things are still somewhat unclear, the following information is available. Mass vaccines for the elderly (65+) should start from April 12. Initially in […]