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Monthly Archives: October 2015

29Thu 2015

What is a Working Holiday?

The purpose of a Working Holiday Visa in Japan is to foster cultural exchanges between countries. Working holiday visas are delivered to young people who want to experience life abroad without the hassle of having to find a work sponsor.

27Tue 2015

About Meishi (Business Cards) in Japan

You undoubtedly will get your Japanese business cards Meishi, whether you work or not. Meishi are still important in Japan, even in the smartphone era when people exchange their contact numbers directly via their multimedia devices. Yet, it is important

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26Mon 2015

Kanji of the week: “Study”

Each week, we explain one kanji. Let's start with “To Study”. JLPT Level: N5 Radical: 子 Strokes: 8 Other meanings: to learn (v.), school (n.), education (n.), knowledge (n.), science (n.) Pronunciations: . On:  ガク (Gaku) . Kun: まなぶ (Manabu) Suffix: -gaku (“study of”, “-logy”)     Related posts: No related posts.
23Fri 2015

“My Number” System

The Japanese government is launching a universal card system. It will be used with various governmental agencies (for example to file taxes, for pension etc …). Starting this month, all Japanese residents (more on this later) will receive a notification card