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Want to do more business in Japan?

Howdy, I'm Doc Kane. I love helping folks build businesses in Japan. My only question is, will it be yours?

Who is Doc Kane?

He's an author, 20 year sales and marketing veteran, and co-founder of the Japanese literature translation firm, Maplopo. CNBC interviewed him because of his work as a manager at, and he was the archival researcher for the History Channel's Emmy Nominated “Vietnam in HD.” Doc lives in Kobe with his wife and co-founder, Reiko.

Doc Kane in Japan

Ready to grow your business in Japan?

Which sounds most like you today?

I want to start an online business in Japan.

If you don't yet have a website, read my step-by-step tutorial to help you get started.

(Skip this step if you have a website.)

I have a business in Japan, and want to grow that business.

If you need help with marketing and sales advice, check out my articles covering these areas.

I have a business outside Japan and want to do business IN Japan.

For information and connections to people and agencies in Japan who can help you open an office and launch a business in Japan, check out my prefectural resource guides.

I am a service provider offering services.

Register as a contractor with Skilled Japan—it's free!

I am an employer looking for talent.

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Nihon Hustle

Sharing and applauding the efforts of SMEs in JAPAN. 

Doing business in Japan requires gusto. And, that's why we do it.

Nihon Hustle peels back the layers for you whether you're deep in the game, or just getting started.

Looking for more growth, more opportunity, more insight in 2021? You're in the right place. Welcome to Nihon Hustle.

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