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Do I need to be fluent in Japanese?

Not necessarily. In Tokyo, many opportunities don't require Japanese language skills. However, the higher your level of Japanese, the more options become available to you.

Some jobs that don't require any Japanese are:
English Teacher
English Childcare Jobs
Western Restaurants and Pubs
English Tea Rooms
German Beer Gardens
Warehouse, Packing, and Sorting Jobs
Factory Jobs

If you don't know Japanese, you should be able to communicate in English. Without a sufficient level of proficiency in English and Japanese, finding a job in Japan can be challenging.

Some of our pre-arranged jobs require basic conversational Japanese skills, such as Farmwork, Ryokan, and Ski Resort Jobs.

Updated on: 26/12/2023