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How to Find True Love in Japan: The Most Popular Resources in the Country

Working or studying in Japan? We bet you have gained so many anecdotes in that time. However, we all know that people want more than that in life. Friendships and love are some of the things people really want to attain, but they can be difficult to focus on with Japan’s notoriously busy work life.…

Enjoy at Home! – The 5 Best Sweets and Snacks from Lawson

Lawson is one of the Japanese convenience stores that launches a wide variety of new products every month, receiving tremendous praise from those with a sweet tooth. If they feel like treating themselves with some fancy sweets, many of them will drop by Lawson first. In this article, we will introduce the latest seasonal sweets…

People Have Voted! These Are Japan’s Most Popular Snacks

Among the numerous numbers of snacks, which do Japanese prefer? The special TV program “14,000 Japanese Citizens to Vote! Japanese Snack Election” was broadcasted on July 20, 2020, allowing those 14,000 people to select their favorite snacks among 4,500 products. That’s right. FOUR THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED products. 22 Japanese snack companies, the highest record of…

Will People Receive the 100,000 Yen Benefit Again?: Petitions Start

Special Benefit for JPY 100,000 again? For those who live in Japan, you might remember that the Japanese government distributed 100,000 yen to each individualhalf a year ago to compensate for the monetary losses caused by COVID-19, and that we showed you how to apply for it. In response to the second state of emergency,…

Home Remedies and Sudden Deaths in Tokyo and Surrounding Areas

As the shocking title says, the number of people infected with COVID-19 whose symptoms had not been deemed serious enough to require hospitalization but who ended up dying a few days after being diagnosed has been rising rapidly since last month. View this post on Instagram A post shared by RESCUE NAGANO (@rescue_nagano119) A total…

No Entry to Japan! Borders Closed Again

With the increasing number of COVID-19 patients in Japan and the coronavirus mutations found overseas, the government decided to shut down the country’s doors again and prohibit entry to foreigners from all countries until the end of the second emergency. Since November 1st 2020, the government has allowed business entry from these 11 countries and…

5 New Shopping Landmarks in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area Worth Visiting

Have you checked these 5 landmarks newly opened in 2020? The struggle with the coronavirus, the Olympics being postponed…2020 was absolutely a difficult year for everyone. But on the other hand, 2020 was also a year that saw many new symbols in Tokyo and its metropolitan area, giving a new life and new charm to…

How Are Things at Tokyo Disney Resort During the Pandemic?

After a long closure due to the pandemic, Tokyo Disneyland reopened back in September with some new rules and measures that have been positively received. In this article, we will show you how to purchase a ticket and how attractions are operated to prevent the spread of COVID-19 without affecting the parks’ fun.. How to…

The 5 Best Strawberry Buffets in Tokyo – 2021

For everyone who loves Japanese fresh fruits, this long awaited season has finally come. The queen of them, the delicious strawberry, has attracted so many people with its sweet and sour taste, sweet scent, and beautiful appearance. Here we will introduce the latest information about the top strawberry buffets at Japan’s high quality hotels.. If…

Housing Security Benefit: Emergency Funds for Foreigners

In the previous article, we introduced the overview of Temporary Loan Emergency Funds and how to apply for them. In this article, we will provide you with information on the Housing Security Benefit. Housing Security Benefit for Foreigners For those who have difficulties paying rent due to a decrease of income, layoff, or unemployment, the…