Tag: talent agencies in Tokyo

Freelancing in Tokyo: Being Dismissed

Posted by David Chester on 10 July 2010

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Unlucky CatsI have posted a picture of these "lucky cats" because all of them have their eyes closed and they look like they are waving goodbye. This is not the usual "lucky" cats you see in Japan, but they seem appropriate for this post.

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Freelancing in Tokyo: Getting what's rightfully yours

Posted by David Chester on 6 July 2010

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In the 17 years I have lived in Japan, this is the first time I have seen an article about the poor handling of foreign talent by Tokyo talent agencies. Although I wrote about things of this nature in my book, I do not (yet) have the wide readership of The Japan Times, which ran the article, or, more importantly, Facebook, which is where a FB friend posted the article.

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