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  1. Q & A About the Japanese Entertainment Industryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10027-q-a-a-about-the-japanese-entertainment-industry

    Recently a friend of a friend contacted me with questions regarding my experiences in the Japanese entertainment industry. Below is my reply. How hard has it been for you to break in? The biggest advantage with my comedy has been simply being a...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
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  2. My Experience with Inagawa Motoko (IMO) Talent Agencyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10077-my-experience-with-inagawa-motoko-imo-talent-agency

    that you often see foreigners appear on. At that shoot I met some other foreigners working in the entertainment industry. I told them I was new to IMO, and that this was my first job. After I said that, a friendly fellow American pulled me aside and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Show Biz
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  3. 30 - Experiences in Japanese Show Biz Part 2https://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10335:30-experiences-in-japanese-show-biz-part-2&catid=52

    of a special episode of firsts--my first guest and my first video podcast. I discuss experiences working in Japan's talent industry with the beautiful and talented fellow American Cait Meyer. More info about Japan's show biz industry here:...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Podcast
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  4. 29 - Experiences in Japanese Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10332:29-experiences-in-japanese-show-biz&catid=52

    This is an episode of firsts--my first guest and my first video podcast. I discuss experiences working in Japan's talent industry with the beautiful and talented fellow American Cait Meyer. We shot enough for 2 episodes, so please stay tuned for more!...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Podcast
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  6. 31 - IT Jobs in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10337:31-it-jobs-in-japan&catid=52

    I discuss Japan's IT industry for foreigners, specifically Tokyo IT for Western foreigners. I narrate my fascinating personal story about how I got my foot in the proverbial Tokyo IT door, followed by learnings and advice. Recommended if you too are...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
    • Language: *
  7. 13 - LA Visit Part 1https://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10201:13-la-visit-part-1&catid=52

    of Los Angeles with my 3 best friends. Among other things we discuss Japan's dark underbelly, including the red light industry and the Yakuza.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
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  8. Getting Started in Japan's Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10089-getting-started-in-japans-show-biz

    Getting work in the Japanese entertainment industry is not especially challenging, but don't expect fame and fortune to follow. This ain't Hollywood, dude. Here are a few tips to help you get started in Japanese show biz. Go to Ginza on a Weekend TV...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  9. How to Get Your Computer Repaired in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10212-how-to-get-your-computer-repaired-in-japan

    obtaining free or near-free (gotta treat him to lunch tomorrow) IT help. This person is likely a malethat works in the IT industry. He might be a coworker or a friend's roommate or your boyfriend's college friend or your nephew's girlfriend's brother....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Life in Japan - How to Get Permanent Residencehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10171-life-in-japan-how-to-get-permanent-residence

    PR, you can enjoy more options and higher credit limits closer to what Japanese citizens enjoy. * You can work in any industry. Company-sponsored visas usually lock you to a particular industry, but with PR you're free to do whatever you want. * It's...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  11. Location Shoot Survival Kithttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10400-location-shoot-survival-kit

    As I do more and more Japan TV jobs, I've been compiling a list of things to bring to survive sometimes long shooting schedules. I call this my "Location Shoot Survival Kit." Toothbrush / Toothpaste It's nice to polish the pearly whites after wolfing...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  12. Extra For a Dayhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/1005-extras

    I partook in a gig as an extra in a new Japanese drama coming out in April. 8:00am - 5:00pm and no pay. So I show up at this abandoned Japanese elementary school at 8:00am. 50 Japanese and 1 white guy (me). Guess who stands out? No worries…I’m used to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  13. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    know it could stand up to some pretty tough leg hair situations. Just as Jewish people rule the American entertainment industry, transvestites must rule the Japanese one. I gotta remember to dress like a chick at my next audition. Conclusion This is...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  14. Life in Japan - How I Cut My Mobile Phone Bill In Halfhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10181-life-in-japan-how-i-cut-my-mobile-phone-bill-in-half

    it is possible to mimic the functionality of a smartphone using a data-only plan plus a VoIP service like Skype, the VoIP industry isn't quite there yet in my opinion. Namely, you can't call emergency services using VoIP--a serious and potentially...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. Why Linux is Coolhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10147-why-linux-is-cool

    acoustic guitar-playing Berkeley hippies in the 60s would love. It wears the new face of IT--a service-driven IT industry that makes money though support services, not software licensing costs. It's the liberal, anti-corporate business model that proves...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  16. How to Start a Company in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10088-how-to-start-a-company-in-japan

    new company will do. Make a list of around 5 or more things. Try to cover a wide range of activitieswithin your chosen industry as your company must remain inside these established objectives. In other words, you can't say that your new company will...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  17. Laid Offhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10063-laid-off

    cushion the blow. I deserve better. Maybe I'll start my own IT consulting business or more diligently pursue entertainment industry work. When one door closes another opens, right?

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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