Category: Mail Trivia

5 Fascinating Reasons Why People Like Virtual Mail
Mail Trivia May 11th, 2022

5 Fascinating Reasons Why People Like Virtual Mail

A great virtual mail service helps you go paperless, simplify workflow, access and avoid missing important mail and delegate tasks.
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? [Your FAQs Answered!]

What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? [Your FAQs Answered!]

Did you know? Virtual office addresses can be used for Japanese company incorporation. Plus, with virtual mail software—no Japanese required.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Virtual Offices Japan: How to Use One to Register Your Company [Q&A]

Virtual Offices Japan: How to Use One to Register Your Company [Q&A]

An A-to-Z guide of what to know up front before you make the switch.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Japan Post Forwarding: How to Forward Mail Online [With Pictures]
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia February 25th, 2022

Japan Post Forwarding: How to Forward Mail Online [With Pictures]

If you’re (1) getting ready to forward your mail to us for our virtual mail service, or (2) simply want to know how to use Japan Post’s forwarding service, we have you covered. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Why Japanese Post Boxes Are Red, the Origins of Japan’s Postal Symbol, and More
Mail Trivia January 6th, 2022

Why Japanese Post Boxes Are Red, the Origins of Japan’s Postal Symbol, and More

Odd-yet-interesting tales of Japan’s postal system.
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Your Easy Guide to Japan’s New Year’s Greetings Cards, the Nengajyou
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia December 13th, 2021

Your Easy Guide to Japan’s New Year’s Greetings Cards, the Nengajyou

Here’s everything you need to know about Japan’s year-end greeting exchange: History, how-tos, and your FAQs answered. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System 

Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System 

The man who established Japan’s postal system and helped to realize a modern Japan. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?

User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?

Who can use a virtual office address in Japan? Who can’t? And regulatory concepts that often hinder virtual address use.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki
Entrepreneurship, Business, Mail Trivia November 24th, 2021

How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki

How to register a company address change, the necessary paperwork to file, and how much it will cost to do it yourself or ask a specialist.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Shipping Options for Sending Packages Home from Japan
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia November 4th, 2021

Shipping Options for Sending Packages Home from Japan

Finding the best way to ship something from Japan depends mostly on your budget and the type of goods you wish to send. This article covers the most popular and trusted options for sending items from Japan to your home country. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer