Originally Posted by jediwing
Nice! I have a few college friends that teach English there. I'm thinking of doing the same but in a couple of years.
Teaching English is like the fast food job for foreigners in Japan. No experience needed, high turnover rate, and minimal exposure to reality. (Teachers tend to stick together so are in a sort of bubble - often turning to something really negative because of culture shock.)
It is an easy way to get to Japan, but isn't really going to bring a good lifestyle while in the country.
If you are interested, I run a forum about Japan with a lot of knowledgable people on it.