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Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process And More
Business, Interviews September 21st, 2021

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process And More

What is it like as an editor of a media company in Japan? How does one choose which stories to pursue and publish? And much more. 
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Women in Podcasting in Japan & the Shows to Know in 2021 
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan September 14th, 2021

Women in Podcasting in Japan & the Shows to Know in 2021 

For all your listening needs, English-language podcasts by women living or working in Japan. Refresh your listening feed with these amazing finds.
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on Marketing and More!
Business, Marketing, Interviews September 13th, 2021

The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on Marketing and More!

What people often get wrong about marketing, the most recent marketing campaign that caught his eye + prompted action, and much more.
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
16 English Sites & Blogs to Know for Doing Business in Japan in 2021
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan September 1st, 2021

16 English Sites & Blogs to Know for Doing Business in Japan in 2021

For when you don’t want fluff. Where to go for meaningful reads and interesting commentary on Japan’s business scene. 
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Mental Health Challenges in Japan and How TELL Helps
Life in Japan, Interviews August 25th, 2021

Mental Health Challenges in Japan and How TELL Helps

Everything expats should know about TELL, the hotline & counseling service, saving lives and championing better mental health in Japan. 
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Struggles of Modern Japan
Interviews, Life in Japan August 17th, 2021

Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Struggles of Modern Japan

Cross-cultural specialist Kiyoshi Matsumoto on Japan’s feudalist past and how it shows up in present-day Japan, the bizarre movement of 1867, and what Japan can—and should—do better.  
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Software Updates #01: Mail Forwarding + Autopay Functions, Hooray!
Software Updates August 12th, 2021

Software Updates #01: Mail Forwarding + Autopay Functions, Hooray!

In fact, this isn’t the first update to our software—not by a long shot. But it is the first time we’re featuring updates on our blog! 
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Coffee Enthusiasts, Have You Tried Juan Valdez Coffee?
Interviews, Entrepreneurship August 5th, 2021

Coffee Enthusiasts, Have You Tried Juan Valdez Coffee?

A premium Columbian coffee brand enters Japan, tips on importing goods, the importance of finding the right partners, and how to create a stellar morning coffee ritual. 
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
31 Best Books on Japan, Recommended by BIJ Community 

31 Best Books on Japan, Recommended by BIJ Community 

From 5-star fiction to serious examinations of Japan’s politics and governance, here are 31 book recommendations to fill out your summer reading list.
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates
10 Stories of Japanese Phrases Lost in Translation 
Life in Japan July 7th, 2021

10 Stories of Japanese Phrases Lost in Translation 

10 times you meant to say one thing but said something else instead. A compilation to help you feel better about whatever Japanese blunder you just made. You're not alone, and we can prove it.
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MailMate Team  Executive Updates