Author: Amy Yamashita

Your Easy Guide to Japan’s New Year’s Greetings Cards, the Nengajyou
Life in Japan December 13th, 2021

Your Easy Guide to Japan’s New Year’s Greetings Cards, the Nengajyou

Here’s everything you need to know about Japan’s year-end greeting exchange: History, how-tos, and your FAQs answered. 
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki
Entrepreneurship, Business November 24th, 2021

How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki

How to register a company address change, the necessary paperwork to file, and how much it will cost to do it yourself or ask a specialist.
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan
Life in Japan, Business November 15th, 2021

11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan

Here are 11 manga loved by Japanese for their depiction of Japanese work life. 
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Forward Your Mail Using Japan Post: The Complete Guide
Life in Japan October 20th, 2021

How to Forward Your Mail Using Japan Post: The Complete Guide

If you’re (1) getting ready to forward your mail to us for our virtual mail service, or (2) simply want to know how to use Japan Post’s forwarding service, we have you covered. 
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo for 2021 
Out and About, Life in Japan October 14th, 2021

Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo for 2021 

A wide array of activities for families with kids in Tokyo, from fishing to Segway to niche amusement parks and more!
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo in 2021
Out and About, Life in Japan October 6th, 2021

English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo in 2021

What we're all searching for—inner calm. Here's a list that might help.
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo
Money Matters September 12th, 2021

A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo

Here is our shortlist of trusted bilingual accounting firms in Tokyo that have third-party reviews on various sites, Google Place ratings, or other word-of-mouth referrals. 
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? How to Benefit and What to Do
Business, Entrepreneurship September 7th, 2021

What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? How to Benefit and What to Do

Did you know? Virtual office addresses can be used for Japanese company incorporation. Plus, with virtual mail software—no Japanese required.  
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship July 26th, 2021

How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan

Ready to say good-bye to high office leases? Today, we take a look at how to switch to a virtual office and shed unwanted overhead by using a virtual mailbox address.
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 
Life in Japan July 14th, 2021

Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 

Famous Japanese on thinking like a shogi player, fighting limitations, programming as a key to good communication, and other timeless themes.
Read More
Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist