Sharmander

A Day in the Life

Starting on YouTube 6 years ago, Sharla (Sharmander) started to document her life in Japan and share it with the Internet. Since then, she has opened up to the world about her personal life in Japan– the highs and lows of language learning, living in countryside against living in Tokyo, and how she began to work teaching English to all your favorite Japanese celebrities. As host of Tokyo Creative Learn, Sharla unveils how to balance your public and private life online, how she creates informative videos that change how people see Japan, and of course, how to best hunt for Pokemon on the mean streets of Tokyo.

Starting on YouTube 6 years ago, Sharla (Sharmander) started to document her life in Japan and share it with the Internet. Since then, she has opened up to the world about her personal life in Japan– the highs and lows of language learning, living in countryside against living in Tokyo, and how she began to work teaching English to all your favorite Japanese celebrities. As host of Tokyo Creative Learn, Sharla unveils how to balance your public and private life online, how she creates informative videos that change how people see Japan, and of course, how to best hunt for Pokemon on the mean streets of Tokyo.

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Finding My Dream Job in Japan | How Did I Get Here?

Thinking of moving to Japan, but don’t know where to start? That’s exactly how Sharla felt. Learn how Sharla was able to build herself up online, before finding her unique place in the Japanese entertainment business.

My Journey to Japan and Tips on Moving Here Yourself

Falling in love with Japan at first glance is effortless… but moving to Japan is not as easy as Sharla makes it seem like online. Discover the unexpected reasons why Sharla decided to move to Japan, and points to consider if you’re interested in moving here yourself!

Video Brainstorming | Coming up with Your Next Viral Video Idea

With over 5 years on YouTube, Sharla’s video idea depository has never been empty! Find out you’re also able to continually create engaging content for the web through these simple anti-blocker tips and tricks.

Japanese Visas | How I Was Able to Stay in Japan Long-Term

Sharla from the Sharmander YouTube channel breaks down all the different types of Japanese visas that are available for foreigners who want to pursue a life in Japan long-term.

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.

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.