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Japan offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, making it an attractive destination for international students. With its advanced education system, students can immerse themselves in a culture known for its technological innovations and rich history.

With discussions on improving teacher salaries commencing at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's expert panel, active teachers have called for the abolition of the "Kyutoku Law" (Special Law on the Salaries of Teachers and School Staff), which they say contributes to long working hours.

Kitakyushu City has announced that it will create a new "Generation Z Division" in its organizational reform this April, focusing on support for young people.

The governor of Osaka Prefecture, Hirofumi Yoshimura, has announced plans to implement an autumn admission system at Osaka Public University to align with the academic calendars of universities abroad. This initiative aims to foster a global perspective and English proficiency among students, contributing to the broader vision of nurturing talent with a broad outlook, which is seen as crucial for Osaka's growth.

In the age of digital communication, nuances can sometimes be lost or, conversely, unintentionally amplified. A message from a subordinate or junior colleague saying, "The train is delayed, and I might be a bit late," prompts a range of responses. But how do you reply?

Bento boxes developed by high school have been on sale at AEON stores in Aichi Prefecture since Wednesday, as part of the "Kids' Lunch Bento Box" program, allowing students to learn the basics of business firsthand.

The "Study Shogi" beginner's shogi set is now available for purchase on Rakuten for 4,950 yen ⇒ 3,920 yen (tax included). This is the shogi set that even the young Shogi sensation, Sota Fujii Ryuo & Meijin, reportedly used as a child, designed for beginners to easily start playing and quickly learn the rules while having fun.

Dengeki Online's serialized feature "Difficult-to-Read Kanji" challenges readers with a range of characters, from those so complex they're almost unimaginable, to seemingly simple ones that are surprisingly tricky to pronounce. The project is spearheaded by "Kyōji Yanagi," a humble calligrapher who lives with his cat. He'll continue to introduce kanji that might not be instantly readable, so let's all think about them together!