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Renting Your Japanese Apartment | What You Need to Know

The fine print for renting an apartment in Japan is something not a lot of people talk about... until now! Sharla from Japan unleashes all the deep dark secrets to renting an apartment in Japan.


Breaking the Cultural Barrier

Chris Broad's many years of success in Japan comes from learning how to break through the cultural barriers early on. Find out how he was able to balance both out on this weeks TC Learn video!


Eating Clean in an All-Pork Country | My Tips and Tricks

After Sharla changed her diet, she was finding it harder and harder to stick to it in a country that loves pork! Find out how Sharla was able to continue eating vegan amidst Japan's meaty food culture.


MC Hosting and Presenting Tips

MC Shizuka is in the house with some of her best hosting and presenting tips for those who want to pursue work in Entertainment!


How to Find Your Motivation | Live Life Your Way

After 10 years on YouTube, it's not easy keeping up with the crowd. Find out how Chris Broad from Abroad in Japan has been able to keep up his motivations with YouTube!


Cross-Platform Branding and Self-Representation on Twitch

Jake from JakenBake has got into some sticky situations... but here's how you can learn from his mistakes! In this video on TC Learn, Jake will chat about how he was able to make a name for himself on various social platforms and give his top tips on how to best represent yourself on Twitch.


How I Got Started on Twitch

Thinking of starting your live-streaming career today? Your expert tutor is here to show you how!


Miss Con in Japan | My Miss Con story

Miss Supranational Yuki Koshikawa gives us a glimpse into beauty pageants in Japan and her beauty queen story!


Getting Paid on YouTube | Creator Sponsorships

Being a full-time content creator isn't as easy as our influencers make it look. Learn what to look for, how to self-brand, prepare yourself for company sponsorships, and make sure you get the most out of you work in this nifty video!


Thumbnail Thoughts and Advertising Your Own Videos

The secret to gaining more YouTube views is all in your thumbnail! Sharla from Sharmander and Sharla in Japan, shows you how she's able to grab your attention on the YouTube homepage.


EQUIPMENT 101 | The Vlogging Equipment Essentials

To achieve those true cinematic shots seen in Journey Across Japan, Chris Broad gives us a run-down of his favorite camera gear.


Entering a Japanese University | My Post-Graduate Degree Experience

Finished your Undergraduate and want to pursue your next challenge? Ivy from ThisIsIvyChu on YouTube breaks down her journey from interest to application in her Japanese University: Post-Graduate style!


What Determines the Success of a Youtube video? | Making it Viral

Get your video to those numbers that they deserve! Chris Broad shares his tips on how to make the best of that tricky YouTube algorithm: first, the titles.


Hosting Essentials: Getting Over Fears of Public Speaking

Speaking in front of an audience of hundreds only gets easier with these simple tips and tricks from NHK and Tokyo Creative Host, Shizuka Anderson!

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TC Learn is a collection of 39 educational videos hosted by a number of creative talents who have all successfully built careers within Japan. The series covers many of the struggles they faced and advice on how to overcome them.

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TC Learn's videos cover a broad range of topics, from video production tips to obtaining a Japanese visa, to finding an apartment once you're here. Our hosts include some of the most popular Japan-based YouTube influencers, such as Abroad in Japan, Sharla in Japan, akidearest and Joey the Anime Man.

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