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
Three Reasons Why You Should Learn Japanese And How To Do It As A Foreigner In Japan
Life in Japan April 22nd, 2022

Three Reasons Why You Should Learn Japanese And How To Do It As A Foreigner In Japan

Would you like to begin studying Japanese, but are unsure where to start? We've listed our top 3 resources to jumpstart your learning journey. We've also included the three most common reasons investing in Japanese learning is a good idea!
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Writing An Impressive Japanese-style Resume
Life in Japan April 18th, 2022

Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Writing An Impressive Japanese-style Resume

Are you job-hunting in Japan and struggling to write a Japanese-style resume? No worries, we’ve got you covered! This article will walk you through the process of writing an impressive Japanese-style resume!
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
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
Leaving Japan: Your Moving-Out Checklist [Updated 2022]
Essential Checklists March 1st, 2022

Leaving Japan: Your Moving-Out Checklist [Updated 2022]

Don’t forget these procedures when leaving Japan. Bookmark this checklist to help you navigate this stressful period with a little more ease and grace.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research 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
Company Formation in Japan [Updated 2022 Guide]
Business, Essential Checklists February 1st, 2022

Company Formation in Japan [Updated 2022 Guide]

The key decisions to make pre-paperwork, common pitfalls to avoid, and a step-by-step checklist to guide you on your journey.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Japan’s Top 10 Bestselling Books in 2021, According to Nippan
Life in Japan January 12th, 2022

Japan’s Top 10 Bestselling Books in 2021, According to Nippan

Get a snapshot of what readers in Japan were buying during Japan’s second pandemic year. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research 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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Discover Our Must-Reads of 2021 
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan December 27th, 2021

Discover Our Must-Reads of 2021 

These are the articles we shortlisted out of the 137 features we published in 2021.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer