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6 Tips to Rock Your Japanese Job Interview

Interviewing in your native language can be nerve-wracking enough.

Now you’re staring down the barrel of your first Japanese language interview.

In Japan, interviews require more than Japanese language skills, they require familiarity with Japanese etiquette and customs.

After learning …

Learn Japanese With Manga in 6 Simple Steps

7 Tips Learning Japanese Manga

I was on a train from Narita Airport to Tokyo when I noticed that everyone seemed to be staring at me.

Why all the stares?

I was reading manga.

The Japanese people sitting in front of me were absolutely fascinated …

Learn Japanese Through These 10 Must-watch TV Shows

“What is your favorite Japanese TV show?”

Whenever new Japanese students are asked this question, the answer is invariably the name of an anime.

However, Japanese television is very diverse! It’s not all cartoons, you know.

The follow-up question, …