Category: Life in Japan

Keigo Mistakes to Avoid With Your Japanese Clients

Keigo Mistakes to Avoid With Your Japanese Clients

Are you making these keigo mistakes? You don’t need to know the ins and outs of keigo grammar construction to improve how you sound, starting from today.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Get a Permanent Resident Visa for Japan

How to Get a Permanent Resident Visa for Japan

Everything we could pack together on how to get a permanent resident visa for Japan: eligibility requirements, special clauses, documents to prepare, a step-by-step guide, and more!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Japan’s 27th IMD Digital Competitiveness Rank, Explained
Business, Life in Japan March 22nd, 2021

Japan’s 27th IMD Digital Competitiveness Rank, Explained

Japan’s 2020 digital competitiveness ranking, what the government is doing in response, and what it means for businesses this year.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Which News Outlets Do Japanese Trust? Your FAQs Answered
Life in Japan March 10th, 2021

Which News Outlets Do Japanese Trust? Your FAQs Answered

Where do Japanese go to read their news? Which news sources do Japanese readers trust? And more answers to your FAQs. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
English-Speaking Therapists in Tokyo in 2021
Life in Japan February 6th, 2021

English-Speaking Therapists in Tokyo in 2021

During stressful times, knowing where to go for help is crucial.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
What’s Ahead in 2021—Upcoming Money Matters to Know About in Japan
Life in Japan February 1st, 2021

What’s Ahead in 2021—Upcoming Money Matters to Know About in Japan

Law amendments, doubled payouts, tax deductions, and lower phone bills—Japan’s financial planners and advisors are counseling clients on these 5 money matters, occurring in 2021. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo
Life in Japan January 20th, 2021

6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo

Weekly housekeeping can refresh your place and give you one less thing to think about. Take a look at your options for the highest-rated and most reviewed English-speaking maid and house cleaning services in Tokyo. Bookmark this page to assist you in finding a service that fits your needs.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Shipping Options for Sending Packages Home from Japan
Life in Japan December 21st, 2020

Shipping Options for Sending Packages Home from Japan

Finding the best way to ship something from Japan depends mostly on your budget and the type of goods you wish to send. This article covers the most popular and trusted options for sending items from Japan to your home country. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
English-Speaking Insurance Companies for Emergencies in Japan
Life in Japan November 28th, 2020

English-Speaking Insurance Companies for Emergencies in Japan

For the most part, health insurance in Japan is affordable and adequate. But if you are looking for additional coverage in case of an emergency, today’s article looks at insurance companies that provide English support for their clients. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Where to Get English-Friendly Yoga in Tokyo
Life in Japan November 26th, 2020

Where to Get English-Friendly Yoga in Tokyo

From establishing a mindfulness practice to relieving anxiety and improving muscle tone, yoga’s benefits are manifold. If you have been curious about options for English-friendly yoga in Tokyo, we have a selection for you.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist