Moving to Japan: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably interested in moving to Japan. And if you’re interested in moving to and living in Japan, then you’ve come to the right place! Japan is a spectacular and beautiful country with a fascinating culture and history, modern cities, gorgeous countryside, and very friendly people. Oftentimes, picking up and moving can seem like the hardest thing in the world, so we’re here to help you figure out everything you need to know about moving to Japan!

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How to Teach English in Japan

Teaching overseas has blown up over the last decade as a great way to see the world while helping people, getting immersed in a local culture, and making some money while you do it. But with a million different ways to go about it, we at Nihongo Master thought we’d help you sort through your options to teach English in Japan before you take the plunge to become a sensei (先生)!

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How to Make Origami with Tadashi Mori

The word origami (折り紙) comes from the Japanese words for “folded” and “paper.” When you hear the word you probably think of small children folding cranes and hanging them from the ceiling. But in fact, the world of origami extends far beyond an activity for kids. Traditional Japanese origami has been widely practiced since the Edo period in Japan, beginning in the 17th century. Origami were traditional accompaniments for gifts and were also used in Shinto wedding ceremonies. Today, knowing how to make origami has grown to a full-fledged art form with designs growing increasingly intricate and complicated as artists continue to innovate in the field. Continue reading How to Make Origami with Tadashi Mori