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General Japan-related discussion such as history, arts and literature, religion, personal accounts, etc.

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Japanese News & Hot Topics

Let your opinions be heard on current news items and hot topics. Discuss about Japanese politics, economy, education, society, immigration, Nikkei affairs, Japanese International relations , comfort women, etc.
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Japan Practical

This forum allows you to post relevant questions about tourism, accommodation, transportation, work, night-life, language schools, and other Japan-related practical matters.

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Travelling in Japan

What's the best way to get to a place ? Where to stay ? What are the hidden gems ? Share your tips here.
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Entertainment

Discuss anime and manga, Japanese music, and games.
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一般的なフォーラム

General discussion on all topcs in Japanese. Please do not post language questions here.
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英語勉強フォーラム - Learning English

英語か他の言語を習いたい日本人はここで質問できます。
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Translations

Only reasonably short translation requests, no song lyrics or anime/manga excerpts.
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Learning Japanese

Discuss and post your questions about Japanese language here.
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Community

New member introductions, community meetings, and events.

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Serious Topics & Chit Chat

For all serious discussions (not related to Japan) and other topics
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Classifieds

Looking for something special in Japan? Leaving the country? Need a job or someone to hire? Post your requests here.
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Information on updates and new features, member feedback, support and FAQs.
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