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The Job Hunt: Resources (2)

In two previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs. The Job Hunt: Getting Started: The Job Hunt: Resources Over the next few weeks, we’re going to post more resources we’ve found across … Continue reading

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Resource: Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from Hibakusha

A few years ago we did a resource post on the Hiroshima archive, which includes extensive digital resources for studying the bombing of Hiroshima. This week, we would also like to introduce the site “Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Heiji Scroll Viewer

On the heels of our last post about the Mongol Invasion website from Bowdoin College, this week we give you a quick look at another great site they maintain for close examination of handscroll paintings. In addition to the Mongol … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Resources on the Mongol Invasions

Looking back at 2014, there was big news in October that underwater remains of a shipwreck likely to be part of the 13th century Mongol fleet that attacked Japan were found near Nagasaki. Similar finds stirred historians and archaeologists alike … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 5: Furnishing Your Japanese Apartment

In the previous two articles about living in Japan, I detailed the process of finding and selecting apartments in Japan. But one of the most expensive parts of moving into a new apartment is getting all the new furniture and … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 4: How to Read Apartment Listings

In my previous article, I explained many of the basics of what to keep in mind when you apartment hunt in Japan. Now you’ve got an idea of a location you might want to live (or at least have located … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 3: Apartment Hunting Basics

While my last two posts on living in Japan covered a lot of different areas for before you leave and immediately after you arrive, today, I will be talking specifically about hunting for apartments. For someone unacquainted with Japanese real … Continue reading

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