Headquartered in Tokyo, Taiken Japan is an English-language website featuring articles about tourism in Japan. Since August 2014, Taiken Japan offers information about sightseeing destinations, cultural experiences of the past and of today, industrial tours, sporting and cultural events and more to make visitors’ trip to Japan more enjoyable! “Taiken” (experience)in Japanese means “to personally and actually experiencing things”.

Japan has a lot to offer to visitors, and we are now recruiting talented writers to help us cover the many attractions of the country. If you are interested, please check out the requirements below!

Job description

Write original short articles (500 words or more) aimed at foreigners visiting Japan. Possible topics include tourist spots, attractions, traditional and popular culture, events, etc.


– be creative
– have an excellent command of written English
– be interested in Japan travel and in Japanese culture
– enjoy keeping up to date with events and new attractions
– currently residing in Japan
– have a Japanese bank account


Per article basis.



Consent for the Handling of Personal Information.

Consent for the Handling of Personal Information

1. Name of the Operator:
  modelcase, Inc. (hereafter “the Company”)

2. Name or the Title, Affiliation and Contact Details of the Personal Information Administrator
Mr. Masaki Kawamura, modelcase, Inc.; Tel: 03-5369-1035

3. The Purpose of Use of Personal Information acquired through the Application Form on the Taiken Japan website via the Recruit tab or via the Writer Registration procedure post-selection.
The use of aforementioned information shall be limited to the following purposes, and it shall not be used for any other purposes other than those mentioned below:
1) To screen the applicants as well as to contact the applicants;
2) To issue registration IDs and passwords for all applicants hired; and
3) To handle inquiries, if any.

4. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
The personal information acquired will not be disclosed or provided to a third party excluding circumstances where applicants themselves have given their consent or when required under the law.

5. Handling of Personal Information by Outsourced Contractors
The personal information acquired, in whole or in part, will not be handled by any third parties.

6. Disclosure of Personal Information and Inquiries:
The Company shall, in response to the request made personally by the applicable persons, for the notification, disclosure, correction, addition, or deletion/termination of the use of, or the erasure, and discontinuation of the provision to third parties of such personal information under the Company's possession. 
Information regarding the contact details to handle your disclosure, please refer to the following section: "Inquiries".

7. Voluntary Provision of Personal Information
You may decide whether or not to provide your personal information at your sole discretion, however, we may not be able to fulfill the purposes of use as described under Paragraph 3, if you choose not to provide us with the required personal information.

8. Acquisition of Personal Information in Unidentifiable Form.
(1) In order to provide more useful services to its users through more convenient features and to gather statistical information on the pages viewed, the Company utilizes a technology called Cookies in some of its Web pages. The information stored in Cookies shall not be used by linking to your personal information for the aforementioned purposes. Additionally, the information stored in Cookies alone cannot identify users individually.
(2) Users themselves can change the browser settings to reject the receipt of Cookies, and activate warning prompts when such Cookies are received. Configuration of Cookies may vary depending on the browser. For details, please consult with the "Help" menu on your browser.
(3) Please note that, in the event that you have rejected all Cookies, you may not be able to use some of the services.

9. Safe Administration Measures for the Protection of Personal Information
The Company shall take necessary and appropriate measures to prevent and rectify the leakage, loss and destruction of personal information acquired, and/or to safely administer such personal information.
This website is protected by the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption method.

10. Privacy Policy
Please refer to the Privacy Policy made available at the Company's website.

11. Inquiries
modelcase, Inc.
For complaints or concerns regarding the Company's protection of personal information, please contact: Mr. Masaki Kawamura 
Room 201: Dai-20 Sky Bldg., 5-4-9, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051
 Tel: 03-5369-1035; Fax: 03-5369-1036
 Service Hours: 10:00-17:00 (excluding Saturdays & Sundays, holidays, year- end and New Year holidays)

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