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  • Staff Blog

    My experience as a Japanese Language School student taking the JLPT test in Japan

    Being a Language Student in Japan is full of new and challenging experiences. Each day feels like a new little adventure in which you’ll be testing all the knowledge you’ve been getting from you...

  • Japanese Language

    How students in Japanese elementary school learn kanji

    Kanji can be one of the biggest challenges in learning Japanese and preparing for exams. It is said that you need to learn at least 80 kanji to prepare for the JLPT N5 level test alone. Does...

  • Living Japan Guide

    How to Prepare for a Typhoon in Japan

    Know what to do in the event of a Typhoon in Japan and what you can do to prepare yourself and your home for the extreme weather and flooding to be expected.

  • Living Japan Guide

    How to use an ATM in Japan to pay your rent, or friend

    There will be a variety of reasons that you will need to transfer or send money to a 3rd party, like a landlord or a friend that is difficult to meet. Although it might be more convenient to make ...