Website Metropolis

Metropolis is one of the best sources of information about Japan, having provided incredible content to the international community, both locally in Tokyo and internationally for over 28 years. We are currently seeking experienced, talented freelance writers to share their unique insights on the best that Japan has to offer.

Topics may include: Culture, Food, Travel, Literature, Arts & Entertainment, Japanese Film, Technology, Sports & Health, Fashion. You could be the right candidate for us if you are:

  • Fluent in written English
  • Interested in more than tourism writing. Our readers are mainly Japan-based international residents.
  • Itching to share the best stories about Japan that English media platforms haven’t discovered yet, but the world would love to read about
  • An experienced writer with plenty of experience working with established media platforms
  • Based in Japan or have an in-depth knowledge of life here
  • Have at least some spoken and written Japanese skills
  • Able to work with our editors to meet article deadlines

To apply, please send your CV and two recent published writing samples to

As we receive a high amount of applications each week, we are unable to respond to all freelance inquiries.

To apply for this job email your details to