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The YOKA Winter 2021

The Winter 2021 YOKA is available now! This quarter’s YOKA features the following… Yokai – Kumamoto’s Hidden Inhabitants by Adam PoolThe Water Dance by Seinao (Lewis Marks)Ashikita – A Hidden Rural Gem  by Niamh MerryWhite River by Aaron LongPhotos by Kevin...

2020 Tax Year Guide for U.S. JETs

Roses are redViolets are blueUncle Sam called and our taxes are due! We’re happy to announce that the 2020 Tax Year Guide for 2nd through 6th year U.S. JETs is up! It’s available for...

SDC 2020

Another Skill Development Conference come and gone! This year’s SDC was unique and challenging in many ways, but we hope you all enjoyed it and learned something new. Here are a few pictures from...

The YOKA Autumn 2020

The Autumn 2020 YOKA is available now! This quarter’s YOKA features the following… Musashi in Kumamoto by Adam Pool & Steven SwansonThe Storm before the Calm by Seinao (Lewis Marks)The Scent of Autumn by Estelle AbrialAvoiding the Winter Blues...

The YOKA Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 YOKA is available now! This quarter’s YOKA features the following… 輝かしき半生 by Alicia LimJapan’s Last Civil War by Adam PoolThe Sounds I’ll Miss Most When I Leave JET by Jessica LangshawWalking on Water by Seinao (Lewis Marks)Messages from the...

COVID-19 Information for Kumamoto JETs

This page contains information useful to Kumamoto JETs regarding the 2019 coronavirus disease (新型コロナウイルス感染症, shingata koronauirusu kansenshō) caused by SARS-CoV-2. This page was last updated on 14 January 2021. Content:1. Prefectural Announcements2. Guidelines for...

2020 Leavers’ Meeting

The 2020 Leavers’ Meeting for non-reappointing JETs was held at the Prefectural Office on 2 July. We’d like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who attended, including the presenters as well as our...

The YOKA Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 YOKA is available now! This quarter’s YOKA features the following… Tough Times for the World by Dilini FernandoEve’s Honest Onsen Opinions – Kurokawa Edition by Eve GillisonJenny’s Jokes – Oyaji Gags by Jenifer VosperBeat...