Like in the rest of the world, the coronavirus is disrupting life in Japan. As businesses shift to telecommuting or temporarily closed, foreigners working in Japan are also affected. Join us as we contact some of the people we previously met on Workpedia Japan! Seen through the eyes of an aspiring sake brewer from the US, a colorful French store clerk, a Tokyo-based Austrian taxi driver and the Nepalese manager of an izakaya, we get an inside look at how the pandemic impacts workplaces in Japan.
We speak online with Kelley who works at a sake brewery
Wolfgang works hard driving fares around Tokyo in spite of the pandemic
Nyun, a Harajuku store clerk, connects with fans worldwide on social media
Bijaya uses his time off from work at the izakaya to try new menu ideas