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Sticking it out Long-Term in Japan

A friend of mine recently asked me for some advice- she’s sticking it out a few more years in Japan before returning home to the US, and she wanted to know if I had any tips for surviving her remaining time in Tokyo. 1,199 more words



I am a 25-year-old American woman who dedicated about 10+ years of her life to studying Japanese. Please call me Noel.

Immediately after I graduated university (with a bachelor’s degree in Japanese under my belt), I set off to work for a Japanese company in Tokyo. 253 more words


New textbook in the works: "Working in Japan"

Here’s the front cover of the new English-learning textbook I’m working on, to be published by Cengage Learning Japan later this year. It features video interviews with 14 professionals who work in Japan, representing all sort of occupations and nationalities. 108 more words

Alice Gordenker