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2Thu 2016

How to Prepare for a Skype Interview?

How to prepare for a Skype Interview?
If you plan to go to Japan to attend a language school or to pursue an advanced degree, then you’ll likely need to do a video interview as part of the application process. Nowadays,

11Wed 2016

About the Shiba-Sakura Festival

Cherry blossom is now finished in most parts of Japan (you may still enjoy hanami in Hokkaido). But there are always beautiful sceneries to be seen in Japan, whatever the season may be. If you are nostalgic of Sakura, you may enjoy the

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

15Fri 2016

Can you Eat with Chopsticks?

One comment that all gaikokujin have heard in Japan is: “Wow, you can use chopsticks! Sugoi! (すごい)! ” (here “Sugoi” means “Terrific”).
Is this the expression of Japanese kindness or is it second degree humor? We tend to think it is the former. One