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The Wonder and Cost of the World-famous Kobe Beef in Japan

Produced with strict quality control, Kobe beef, a type of the famous wagyu beef of Japan, is a much-coveted product from Japan that is recognized worldwide for its taste and price. Here is everything...

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Japan’s Unemployment rate trend; secure yourself via the Unemployment Insurance

Not knowing what the future holds, it is always important to prepare for the unexpected. Though small, a portion of Japan’s population is unemployed, so it’s important to know about the un...

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The Anime Industry: Becoming an Animator in Japan

The anime industry is booming, even more now thanks to streaming services around the world. With wider access to the once difficult-to-find medium of entertainment, people are becoming more interested...

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Not Only About Matcha: A guide of Uji, Kyoto

Famous for its production of green tea Uji may be, but steeped in history and tradition, there is more than meets the eye in little Uji - a trip to the past? or perhaps a stroll amidst the flowers? Wh...

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Visiting the Most Active Volcano in Japan, Sakurajima

Japan’s landscapes carry a gentle aura often associated with its polite society. However, by nature every card has a flip side. In contrast with the softness of sakura petals, and the lively col...

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Mapping Kyoto: The Districts of the Eternal City

Kyoto is quite the interesting place in Japan. Exhibiting the innovative features of a megacity while maintaining the value of rich culture, it has been attracting people from all walks of life. Under...

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Teikiken: Japan’s commuter pass

Moving around Japan’s metropolitan areas requires patience and responsibility and not to mention quite the expense. Thanks to Teikiken, the commuter pass, an average commuter can easily travel a...

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Part-time jobs in Japan: Working in Konbinis

International students in Japan often work part-time to make a living while studying. Of course, there is an array of part-time jobs in Japan. Among the common choices for part-time jobs would be jobs...

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The Historical Capitals of Japan

The capital cities of Japan have aided the nation towards developments and legacies throughout its long history, contributing to what it is today. The shifting of a capital city is no small matter, an...

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A Look at the Japanese Calendar

While the majority of the countries utilize the Gregorian Calendar, Japan introduces an interesting twist through their different calendars throughout history. Let’s take a look at the unique ca...

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