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Being An Expat In Tokyo – It is What You Make of It

Being An Expat In Tokyo – It is What You Make of It

November 3, 2016 is “Culture Day” public holiday in Japan

November 2, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

The present Constitution of Japan was officially made public in 1946. Two years later, the date was made into a holiday to uphold the ideals of the Constitution – the… Read more…

August 11, 2016 is the Mountain Day public holiday in Japan

August 10, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

    The inaugural Mountain Day public holiday will be celebrated on August 11, 2016. The Japanese government approved it as an official public holiday in 2014 so we can… Read more…

July 18, 2016 is the “Sea Day” public holiday in Japan

July 18, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

  Sea Day (every third Monday of July) Also known as Marine Day or Ocean Day. A national holiday every third Monday of July that aims to give thanks to… Read more…

It’s Almost June – a Big Month for American Expats in Japan!

May 23, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

If you’re an American living in Japan, then you may know June is a big month when it comes to your expat taxes. Your expatriate tax return is due, along… Read more…

May 5th is “Children’s Day” public holiday in Japan

May 4, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

In 1948, Children’s Day officially became a national holiday. But it has been a tradition in Japan to celebrate Children’s Day since olden times. The aim of this holiday is… Read more…

May 4th is the “Greenery Day” public holiday in Japan

May 3, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

It is a day set aside to appreciate nature, to commune with it and to be thankful for its blessings. It is celebrated annually on May 4 and is part… Read more…

May 03 is the “Constitution Memorial Day” public holiday in Japan

May 2, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

  Constitution Memorial Day is a national holiday that takes place every third day of May and is also part of the Golden Week. This holiday aims to commemorate the… Read more…

April 29 is “Showa Day” public holiday in Japan

April 28, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

    This is an annual holiday held every April 29 and signifies the start of Golden Week. It used to be celebrated as the birthday of former Japanese Emperor… Read more…

What is the “Golden Week” public holiday in Japan?

April 23, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

Golden week (every April 29 to May 5), sometimes abbreviated GW, is not a holiday itself. Rather, it is several holidays that are always bunched together. This string of holidays,… Read more…

Help for your Business in Japan Tip #2 – Marketing Basics for the Small Business

February 22, 2016 by AngloINFO Tokyo Jeff

The essence of marketing is to understand your customers’ needs and develop a plan that surrounds those needs. Let’s face it anyone that has a business has a desire to… Read more…