It’s been a rough month of ups and downs for anyone who enjoys either pizza-flavored potato chips or exploiting markets.
Looking for a job here in Japan? You better prepare yourself for these four quirks.
Overkill or overkill like a fox?
Common sense will actually keep you pretty safe when navigating the “etiquette minefield” of a job interview in Japan.
Our reporter Go Hattori takes the plunge into the greasy underworld of buying social media followers.
Sompo Japan’s groundbreaking policy covers doxxing, negative memes, and other forms of flaming, but trolls need not apply.
When calling in sick just won’t do, a couple men took ditching work to a whole new level.
Finally, men can dress conservatively and not gross everyone out with their high-beams on.
If you wanted to buy those Yuri!!! on Ice Blu-rays, you might be out of luck.
Despite the oppressive-sounding name, many see an upside to the practice.
If you can’t take your work home, just build a new home at work.
But the situation might not be as bad as it sounds.
After living in Tokyo for ten years, our Osaka-born writer Seiji Nakazawa shares some experiences from his hometown he thought were normal but actually weren’t.
Going to work for an anime company continues to be a terrible plan if your goal is to get rich.
Man arrested after failing to grasp this not-so-cryptic aspect of Japanese business manners.
Who beats out religious proponents and yakuza for the most feared customer to encounter at a mobile phone counter?
Known traditionally as “Pocky Day” in Japan, 11 November may become “Good Shopping Day” before long.
Now there’s a perfectly valid excuse for keeping a video game controller in your pocket.
You don’t gotta go home, but you can’t stay here.
Rather than some social program saying farming is good for “troubled youth,” Vegefru Farms says “troubled youth” are the answer to farming’s prayers.