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June 7, 2024

Unlocking New Horizons: Fumiya Sankai’s Inspirational Journey Through Language and Culture

Fumiya Sankai’s story is one of chasing dreams and finding a second home. The Japanese national, originally a hotel bellboy, ventured beyond the familiar shores of Japan to immerse himself in the vibrant culture of the Philippines. Sankai’s initial motivation was practical – to improve his English skills for future business endeavors. In 2017, he..

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May 27, 2024

Get ready for the biggest-ever JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE!

This year, the Japan Foundation is bringing you a month-long celebration of Japanese cinema! The festival kicks off with a whopping 23 films in the first two weeks, followed by two exciting TV dramas in the last two weeks. The best part? These will be streamed for free with subtitles in up to 16 languages,..

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May 22, 2024

Many people start studying Japanese because their interest in anime serves as a strong motivation.

Here are some famous anime: “Naruto” and “Naruto: Shippuden”: These series follow the journey of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja seeking recognition and aspiring to become the Hokage, the leader of his village. The show’s mix of action, emotional storytelling, and character development has made it a favorite among Filipino audiences. “Dragon Ball Z”: A..

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May 6, 2024

Discover Japan’s Top Inbound Tourist Destinations: Ranking the Top 10

Japan is a land of rich culture, stunning landscapes, and captivating history, making it a top destination for travelers from around the world. If you’re planning a trip to Japan and looking for the must-visit spots, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 inbound tourist destinations based on popularity, drawing insights..

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May 3, 2024

Get Ready for YUME: The Pinoy Otaku Festival 2024!

Calling all anime and manga fans! The wait is over! The much-anticipated Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2024: YUME is happening this weekend, May 3rd to 5th, at Robinsons Novaliches. Gear up for an epic three days filled with exciting events, vibrant cosplay, and a celebration of all things otaku! Ticket Details: Free Entry for POF..

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April 2, 2024

Japan to Add 4 More Sectors to Specified Skilled Foreign Worker Program

The Japanese government has decided to add four more sectors to its specified skilled worker program to attract foreign workers in fields that have labor shortages. The Cabinet reached the decision on Friday on the program that additionally grants residency status to non-Japanese workers with expert skills. The program currently covers 12 sectors, including nursing..

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March 18, 2024

Hokuriku Shinkansen Bullet Train Reaches Fukui, Bringing Tourism Boost and Faster Travel Times

An extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line connecting Kanazawa and Tsuruga in central Japan opened on Saturday, establishing bullet train services in Fukui Prefecture for the first time and carrying hopes for a tourism boost in areas hit by the New Year’s Day earthquake.The new section shortens travel time between Tokyo and the city of..

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March 12, 2024

Animation Bids to Two Legends: A Celebration of Legacy and New Horizons

Hayao Miyazaki, the visionary director behind Studio Ghibli’s enchanting films, received a well-deserved Oscar win for “The Boy and the Heron,” . Meanwhile, the animation industry mourned the loss of Akira Toriyama, creator of the globally influential manga series “Dragon Ball.” Miyazaki, known for weaving fantastical creatures like Totoro’s iconic Catbus into his narratives, has..

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February 6, 2024

 Manila Japanese Association Bon Odori Festival 2024

  Calling all culture enthusiasts! The vibrant Manila Japanese Association Bon Odori Festival is back on March 2nd (Saturday)! Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with authentic food stalls, captivating dance performances, and insightful exhibitions. Whether you’re a JAMI member, a curious friend, or simply seeking a unique experience, this festival is for you! ✨ Here’s..

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February 1, 2024

Aspiring Japanese Language Learners!

Thinking of enrolling in a Japanese language educational institution? 📚 Look no further than J.TEST – certified by the Japanese government’s Immigration Service Agency! 🏆 J.TEST is officially recognized for those considering pursuing Japanese language education. Check out the certification details here: https://www.moj.go.jp/isa/publications/materials/nyuukokukanri07_00159.html?hl=enLink to the Immigration Service Agency’s official page To meet the eligibility criteria:✅ Achieve..

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