Very often if you’re a frequent browser of job listings in Japan, you’ll come across a position in the gaming industry that just gives you goosebumps. It must be amazing to make a living helping to develop video games, and even more amazing to do so in the country that started it all.
While there are occasionally openings for translators and proofreaders (many of these games have huge amounts of text that needs translating), the biggest need is for game developers. JC Burnett over on Gamasutra (great blog name!) outlines some important tips on how developers hoping to work in Japan might go about breaking in. The article is a bit dated, but you won’t likely this kind of information anywhere else on the net. So enjoy!