Internet and technology services I've found useful during my time in Japan.
Anveo is a powerful VoIP service that offers overseas phone numbers, easing the maintenance of homeland presence while living life as an expat. I explain in more depth in this article: How to Receive SMS Passcodes Abroad
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Asahi Net is a Japanese Internet service provider that provides excellent service and support in English. I blogged about them here: Life in Japan - English-Speaking Internet Service Provider Asahi Net
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Getflix is a SmartDNS (aka selective DNS proxy) service that I use to watch and enjoy streaming services like USA Netflix, Pandora, etc. I blogged about it here: How to Watch Netflix in Japan
Cloud Servers in Japan
Vultr is a cloud server (VPS) provider that offers a Tokyo datacenter location, making it an ideal option for Asia-focused deployments. More info: The Hunt for the Ultimate VPS Cloud Servers in Japan