Find Success in Japan

Live Work Play Japan is here to help you build a life in Japan.


Whether you want to be an English teacher, a university lecturer, a freelancer or you’re looking to start your own business, Live Work Play Japan is here to inspire you.

Freelance in Tokyo – How To Build a Side-Hustle

A Live Workshop by Live Work Play Japan | Ogikubo, Tokyo

This is the first ever Live Work Play Japan event, and it will be at the recently opened creative co-working space Nishiogi Place in Ogikubo.

This is not a lecture, this is a workshop where you’ll learn, discuss and plan out exactly how to do work you are passionate about and enjoy, all while boosting your hourly rate and taking control of your time.

I’m looking forward to seeing you there.


Listen to the Podcast

I talk with the most inspiring teachers, freelancers and entrepreneurs in Japan, so you can learn the secrets of their success.

Join us on Discord

We’re hanging out here every day, and the community will help you find answers to the most burning questions you have about Japan.

Books to Help You

How To Get Your First Job In Japan

You have dreamed of living in Japan but you have no idea how to make it here…

This book will show you the best and fastest ways to get to Japan:

  • How can you come and teach English in Japan, even if you have zero teaching experience.
  • Which are the best companies to start with, and which ones to avoid at all costs!
  • Everything you need for your first three months in Japan, and you don’t need to speak Japanese!

Pick it up for free now:

The Smart Guide to Teaching English in Japan

This is the ultimate guide for job hunting in Japan. If you are sick and tired of your measly ¥250k per month teaching salary, this is the book that will show you how to make much, much more:

  • Learn which kinds of job pay the best and which ones require the least amount of your time.
  • Learn the pros and cons of the major employers in Japan, and how to use your experience in the best way on your resume and in interviews.
  • Learn the job hunting methods that are the most powerful in Japan (that let you punch above your weight class).

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