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18Mon 2016

Japanese thoughts on International Marriages

We have the opportunity to say that quite often in this space: Japan is opening to the world. Ineluctable globalization.
Demographic issues (aging society and extremely low birth rate). With more and more gaikokujin (i.e. foreigners) in Japan, there are more and

13Wed 2016

In Japan, You can Make Payments using your Fingerprints

The new system is to be tested as soon as this Summer, with the intent to be fully implemented by the Olympic games. Learn about the Japan Biometric Payment Scheme below.
The purpose is obviously to make the shopping experience easier for

6Wed 2016

Japanese People’s Honesty Put to Test

During our Skype or phone meetings with prospective students, we are asked literally hundreds of questions. About how to apply to a Japanese language school, about eligibility for student visas, about studying in Japan, about working part-time in Japan, about

31Thu 2016

The “Flip” Side of Sakura

Actually, “Sakura“, cherry tree blossom, is not the main culprit, contrary to one may think. Cedar trees (“sugi”) are, as are cypresses (“hinoki”).
As beautiful as Spring season is in Japan (and by now, we assume you have heard of Sakura and