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Resource: Komonjo website

One of the premodern document types that receives the least attention in terms of English-language learning resources is komonjo, documents such as letters or official orders that are outside the purview of more narrative works such as diaries or literary … Continue reading

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How to Change to a Cultural Activities Visa (in Tokyo)

This guide was written from my own experience changing from a student visa to a cultural activities visa in Tokyo after switching research fellowships in 2015. The Shinagawa office, which is the main immigration office for the Tokyo area, recently changed … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? Welcome to the Wonderful World of Patent Law

[Today’s post is by a graduate of Gettysburg College who spent several years working in the patent field. Here she introduces the various opportunities that graduates with skills in Japanese and a variety of other fields can take advantage of to … Continue reading

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Resource: Yamasa Japanese Language School

Doing my New Year’s cleaning, I discovered this link buried in my ‘look into later’ pile, and remembered that it had once been my intention to make a more comprehensive list of language schools for Japanese study in Japan that … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (7)

In eight 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 The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (6)

In six 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 The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt: Resources (5)

In five 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 The Job Hunt: Resources (2) The Job Hunt: Resources (3) The Job Hunt: Resources … Continue reading

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