CONNECT MAGAZINE is a publication created entirely by the English-speaking community in Japan, and sponsored by National AJET.

Whether you’re currently on the JET Programme, an alumni, or just a wonderful person living in Japan, CONNECT MAGAZINE strives to bring you engaging content about what the ex-pat community is doing, loving, and thinking about every single month.

Join the Team!

CONNECT MAGAZINE  is now hiring!

We are currently looking to fill the following positions for next year:

  • Assistant Designers
  • Assistant Head Editor
  • Copy Editor
  • General Section Editor
  • Section Editors
  • Social Media Manager
  • Head Website Editor
  • Assistant Head Website Editor
  • Arts and Photography contributors

***The deadline for applications is June 15th.***

Position descriptions and the application form can be found below.

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What’s New?

Tyrannosaurus Sex: I Survived Japan’s Jurassic Park Love Hotel

Sierra Nicole Rhoden (Oita) This July, my teaching contract ends and my husband and I will leave Japan. Faced with only a few months left in a country we adore, an overwhelming array of last minute must-sees taunt and drift past us like cherry blossoms falling from the trees. Recently, however, as the ultimate culmination …

Events in your ken!

Each month, Connect will bring you events organized by your prefecture from all over Japan, all on one page! If you have an event that you’d like to submit, please submit here!

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The main goal of CONNECT MAGAZINE is to share what you are doing and talking about so that you can better connect to Japan and get involved.

Do you have something you’d like to submit? Want to request an article? Just have a question? Use the form below to get in touch with us!

You can also get to know the team better here.

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