In Japan, bullying is serious stuff. It’s much worse than in North America. Entire classes gang together on one student. The recent death of student in Otsu has had the Newspapers, Schools and Board of Educations in a frenzy. The …

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Lately the Senkaku or Diaoyu Islands has been in the newspaper headlines. Japan and China are battling it out for the natural resources that lay beneath them. The islands didn’t mean much until 1968 when a private company discovered a …

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American citizens living in Okinawa who need to file taxes back in America may need a translated copy of their family registry. A translated copy of your family registry may also come in handy if you have Japanese children and …

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Proof of Marriage – Translating from Japanese to English If you are a US citizen married to a Japanese citizen then you have either a large or small sized marriage certificate. This document is issued by the ward or city …

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  Translation Service Okinawa – Affidavit Affidavit of Competency to Marry This is a very common legal translation in Okinawa.  Every US citizen must have this document before they can marry either a US citizen or any Non-US citizen anywhere. …

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