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About 'Tofugu' Channel

A Japanese Language & Culture Blog

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The Unwritten Rules Of Job-Hunting In Japan

[...] occupation that makes them happy and allows them to wear whatever is comfortable for them. Bonus Wallpapers! [Phone - 640x1136] References http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%96%B0%E5%8D... http://www. [...]

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