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Fishery

No. 1 specified skills foreigners who accept in the field of fisheries are required to engage in work requiring skills that require considerable knowledge or experience, as specified in Article 1 (1) of the Order of the Specified Skills Standards Ministry, You must be mainly engaged in the work (fishery or aquaculture) described in this Schedule which requires the skills identified by passing the tests described in this Schedule.

Foreigners do not engage in fishing or aquaculture mainly, but understand the instructions of the supervisors such as the master or the chief of the fishery, or while making their own judgment under the overarching instructions of the supervisor, I am engaged in the work of aquaculture work.

In addition, as described in the field-specific operation guidelines, it is acceptable for them to be engaged in related work in which Japanese people who are engaged in the work are usually engaged.

In addition, considering the circumstances of the fishing village area where fishery production can not be expected throughout the year, such as the time of the fishery, in view of the characteristics of the fishery, the scope of the fishery related business that specific skilled foreigners can engage in is flexible. For example, the following can be assumed to be applicable to related tasks.

(Note) It is not permitted to engage solely in related business.

(Operation policy 5 (1) relations according to field: When engaged in duties of fishery)

・Inspection and replacement of fishing gear and fishing machinery

・Repair and cleaning of the ship ・Cleaning of fish storage, fishing gear storage, and barn

・Feeding of fishing boats, ice, fuel, foodstuffs, daily necessities and other operation and living materials

・Loading

・Cooking, drudgery to affect fishing

・Farming and other incidental aquaculture of harvested fish and animals

・Transportation, display, sale of in-house products

-Production using in-house products or by-products of the production as raw materials or parts of materials

・Processing and transportation / display of the products / worked products

・Sale

・Sorting and sorting of fish at fish market and landing port

・Support for the capture of fish and animals carried by passengers during experience-based fishing

・Internal and external training

(Operation policy 5 (1) relations according to field: When engaged in duties of aquaculture business)

・Inspection of fishing gear and fishing machinery

・Remodeling

・Repair of the hull

・Cleaning

・Fish storage, fishing gear storage

・Cleaning of the guardhouse

・Feed for fishing boats, ice, fuel, food, daily necessities and other operations

・Charge of life materials

・Loading

・Cleaning, disinfection, management, maintenance of machines, equipment, tools for aquaculture

・Prevention of feeding damage to farm animals such as extermination, repayment, protection nets and tensions for birds and animals

・Collection of fishery animals and animals and juvenile fish for culture and other fishery to be fed for cultured fishery animals and plants

・Transportation of in-house products

  • display

・Sale

-Production using in-house products or by-products of the production as raw materials or parts of materials

・Processing and transportation of the products / processes

  • display

・Sale

・Fish market

・Selection of catch at landing port

・Sort

・Support for the capture of fish and animals carried by passengers during experience-based fishing

・Internal and external training

Specific skills employment contracts must conform to the provisions of the Labor Standards Act (Law 49, 1948) and other labor laws, as specified in Article 1 of the Ordinance of the Ministry of Specific Skills Standards. With regard to the fishery, the provisions of the Labor Standards Law, etc. for working hours, breaks and holidays are exempted as in the case where Japanese people are engaged, but No. 1 specific skilled foreigner has a healthy and cultural life. In order to maintain the efficiency at work for a long period of time, while taking into consideration the intentions of No. 1 specific skill foreigners and referring to the standards based on the Labor Standards Law etc., appropriate to avoid excessive work hours You must manage working hours and set breaks and holidays appropriately

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Electrical and Electronics Information Industry

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Electrical and electronics information industry

It is required that the establishment where the 1st specific skill foreigner in the field of electric and electronic information related industries is active is performing any of the following industries listed in the Japanese Standard Industry Classification.

1 Middle classification 28-electronic parts, devices, electronic circuit manufacturing industry

2 Medium classification 29-electrical machinery manufacturing industry (fine classification 2922-internal combustion engine electrical equipment manufacturing industry and fine classification 2929-other industrial electrical mechanical equipment manufacturing industry (excluding for vehicles and vessels))

3 middle class 30-information communication machine equipment manufacturing industry

The fact that the industries listed in the above-mentioned Japanese Industrial Classification are conducted means that the shipments of manufactured goods, etc. occur for the items listed in the above 1 to 3 in the last one year at the place where the 1st designated skill foreigner is engaged in business. Refers to what you are doing. The product shipment value, etc. is the total of the product shipment value, the processing fee income, the shipment value of scrap waste and the amount of other income in the most recent year, and the consumption tax and liquor tax, tobacco tax, volatile oil tax and local volatilization It refers to the amount including tax.

(1) With regard to shipment of manufactured products, products manufactured using raw materials belonging to the ownership of the establishment (including those manufactured by supplying raw materials to domestic establishments of other companies) When shipped from the office.

(2) The amount of processing rental income refers to the amount received when processing or processing is added to a product or semi-finished product belonging to another company’s ownership or manufactured from the main raw materials belonging to another company’s ownership during the last year. It means the processing fee to be paid or received.

3 The amount of other income is other than the above 1 and 2 and the amount of shipment of waste (for example, resale income (purchased or received and sold as it is), repair fee income, refrigerated storage fee and surplus power of private power generation Amount of sales income, etc.).

As specified in Article 1 (1) of the Ordinance of the Ministry of Specific Skills Standards, foreign nationals who accept No. 1 specific skills accepted in the electric and electronic information related industry field should engage in work requiring skills that require considerable knowledge or experience. If you are required, you must be mainly engaged in the work described in this Schedule which requires the skills identified by the passing of the exams listed in this Schedule.

In addition, as described in the field-specific operation guidelines, it may be incidental to engage in related work in which Japanese people who are engaged in the work will normally be engaged.

In addition, for example, the following can be assumed to be applicable to related work.

(Note) It is not permitted to engage exclusively in related business.

1 Procurement and transportation of raw materials and parts

2 Front and back process work of each job type

3 Cranes, forklifts, etc. Operation work

4 Cleaning and maintenance work

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Tokyo to Nagoya City in 40 Minutes

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Tokyo to Nagoya City in 40 Minutes

More than fifty years have passed since the Tokaido Shinkansen connecting Tokyo and Osaka began operating. Construction of the Chuo Shinkansen, which will connect Tokyo, Nagoya City and Osaka City using a new technology, superconducting maglev, commenced in 2014. The Tokaido Shinkansen was constructed along the Pacific coastline, but the Chuo Shinkansen will run through the inland areas of the Japanese mainland, connecting the three cities in as short a distance as possible.

The superconducting maglev is a contactless transportation system in which the train levitates approximately 10 centimeters due to the magnetic force generated between the on-board superconducting magnets and the ground coils. Because the system causes no friction between the wheels and the rails, unlike conventional railway systems, it enables ultra-high-speed operation. Its operating velocity is 500 kilometers per hour. At its fastest, the superconducting maglev will connect Shinagawa and Nagoya City (a railway length of 285.6 km) in 40 minutes and, further down the line, Tokyo and Osaka City in 67 minutes. (Presently the Tokaido Shinkansen at its fastest connects Tokyo and Nagoya in one hour and 34 minutes and Tokyo and Shin-Osaka in two hours and 22 minutes.) Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) plans to open the route between Tokyo and Nagoya City, currently under construction as the first phase, in 2027.

One of the reasons for constructing the Chuo Shinkansen is to reduce multiple risks by building another line along the main artery connecting Tokyo, Nagoya City and Osaka City, which is vital for Japanese society. The Tokaido Shinkansen has now been operating for more than fifty years, and it will need to be fully prepared against aging degradation and large-scale disasters in the future. The opening of the Chuo Shinkansen will enable the impact of the improvement work for the Tokaido Shinkansen to be reduced. In addition, building another line along the main artery will be effective in preparing for disaster risks, including major earthquakes.

The Chuo Shinkansen is also expected to produce enormous synergistic effects on the economy and society. It will be effective in forming a huge integrated urban zone made up of Japan’s three largest metropolitan areas — the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan area, the Chukyo area adjacent to Nagoya City and the Kinki area adjacent to Osaka City. This is expected to create wider regions for human activities, which will lead to major lifestyle changes, such as how business is carried out and how leisure is enjoyed.

Research into the superconducting maglev started in 1962 and running tests began in Miyazaki Prefecture in 1977. Running tests began on the 18.4-kilometer Yamanashi Maglev Line in Tsuru City, Yamanashi Prefecture in 1997. The Yamanashi Maglev Line was extended to 42.8 kilometers in 2013 and will be used as part of the Chuo Shinkansen in the future. Currently, running tests of Series L0, a railcar of the operating line specifications, are being conducted on the Yamanashi Maglev Line. The front railcar of Series L0 is 28 meters in length. This series is characterized by its 15-meter long “nose” to reduce air drag. In 2015, a manned running test recorded 603 kilometers per hour, the world’s fastest velocity for a railway. Although JR Central has already established the practical technologies for superconducting maglev, it continues to work on the upgrading of technologies such as those connected with improvement of comfort and efficiency of maintenance with a view toward the opening of the Chuo Shinkansen between Shinagawa and Nagoya City.

At the Yamanashi Prefectural Maglev Exhibition Center, which is located along the Yamanashi Maglev Line, you can watch the superconducting maglev run at ultra-high speed up close. There are also displays featuring the actual prototype of a test railcar that set the world record of 581 kilometers per hour in 2003 and a machine introducing the mechanism of the superconducting maglev. In addition, JR Central began conducting a lottery-based experience program for the superconducting maglev in 2014, and a total of more than 50,000 people have experienced journeys of 500 kilometers per hour to date.

Currently, there is a plan for high-speed railways based on the Japanese superconducting maglev technology in the United States as well. The superconducting maglev is expected to dramatically change the future of Japanese and global railways.

By OSAMU SAWAJI/Photos and Illustration: Courtesy of JR Central

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The Oldest Jokes in the Book

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The Oldest Jokes in the Book

 Ebisu, the God of a good catch and business prosperity, is having a bad day. He has cast his fishing line in the hope of hooking a jumbo fish, but none is biting.

“Yare-yare” (jeez!), he says as he reaches into his basket to pull out more bait, causing a ripple of excitement among his audience – in particular the younger members, who know what’s coming next.

In this comedic play during an evening of Iwami-kagura drama, held at a 450-year-old shrine in the city of Hamada, Shimane Prefecture, the forty members of the audience are in effect Ebisu’s fish and the bait is not grubs, or herrings, but candy, which he flings by the fistful into the audience to hearty applause and squeals of laughter.

“It was funny, but a little scary,” said a four-year-old girl, who had joined Ebisu on the makeshift stage to lend a hand reeling in the papier-mâché sea bream.

The girl’s contradicting response is almost germane to kagura, a genre of dance that is Japan’s oldest performing art.

Although kagura’s exact origin is unknown, its earliest form is believed to have been a ritual derived from the legendary tale of the sun goddess Amaterasu and the entertaining way in which the goddess Ame-no-Uzume performed dances to persuade the reclusive, cave-dwelling Amaterasu to shed light on the world once more.

Over the years, many types of kagura have evolved, incorporating Shinto and, to a lesser degree, Buddhist elements. Some are highly ritualistic, such as the miko-kagura performed for the Imperial court by miko shrine maidens — descendants, it is said, of Ame-no-Uzume — while others are highly theatrical, almost kabuki-esque.

This latter style, known under the umbrella term sato-kagura (village kagura), was officially encouraged during the Meiji period (1868–1912), when local residents adopted the roles previously played by shrine priests and attendants, who had previously been the sole purveyors of the ritualized, Shamanistic plays that are often referred to as “Shinshoku-Kagura.”

Sato-kagura subsequently flourished and today a variety of dances and music are performed at many local festivals and other public events around the country. Some of the events last not more than an hour; others, such as those held in the fall as part of harvest festivals, continue overnight.

Today there are hundreds of kagura troupes throughout Japan performing numerous types of the dance, including Ise-ryu kagura and Izumo-ryu kagura.

Iwami-kagura alone is performed by some 150 troupes in a district of western Shimane Prefecture once known as Iwami.

Iwami-kagura features a repertoire of around 100 dances, invariably accompanied by flutes, percussion and voice. It is believed to originally date back to the Muromachi period (1336–1573), according to Takashi Shimono, who played the part of Ebisu at the performance at Hamada’s Sanku shrine.

“It was originally a ritual dedicated to the gods that was performed by shrine priests but was handed over to parishioners and turned into a kind of show,” he said. “Today the plays are close to kabuki in style and created with the objective of enjoyment for those who come to watch.”

A major distinguishing feature of Iwami-kagura is its fast tempo, called hacchoshi, the elaborate dress, which can weigh in excess of 30 kg, and striking washi paper masks.

“Another feature is that the plays are visually impactful and easy to comprehend even if you don’t understand the words spoken,” says Kenji Asaura, who heads the Mikawa Nishi Kagura Hozonkai troupe, whose members include local public servants, fisheries employees and workers at a local auto parts manufacturer.

This is particularly true of the comedic plays. Ebisu’s feeble fishing exploits and plodding, almost vaudevillian dance moves, are given an extra humorous touch by his mask, featuring an oval face, slightly drooping eyes and permanent grin.

“Just looking at that face makes me want to laugh,” said another member of the audience at Sanku shrine. “Not all kagura plays are comedic, but they are all highly entertaining.”

The age-old power of kagura to captivate an audience remains undimmed.

By ROB GILHOOLY

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What’s Manzai?

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What’s Manzai?

Far and away the most popular style of comedy in Japan is manzai, a form of performance that can trace its roots in New Year celebrations back around a thousand years. The basic premise is similar to comedy double acts seen across the globe, with a tsukkomi “straight man” and boke “funny man/fall guy,” but with the emphasis in manzai heavily on rapid-fire delivery, puns and deliberate misunderstandings.

The particular style of manzai now dominant in Japanese show business hails from Osaka and was brought to the fore by Yoshimoto Kogyo, which is headquartered in the city. The popularity of the style helped turn Yoshimoto into a giant entertainment company with most of the famous comedians in Japan on its roster.

So when American-born Stephen Tetsu decided to undertake the ambitious challenge of becoming a manzai-shi (as performers are known) he knew that Yoshimoto’s New Star Creation school was the place to go. The year-long course molds aspiring comedians into shape, teaching them skills such as voice control and comedy writing, as well as dancing and stage sword fighting.

Tetsu, who grew up in California but got a taste for the style via his Japanese mother, says he was, “taken off guard” by the dance classes and sword fighting, but found performing routines in front of the demanding instructors, “taking notes and not laughing” the toughest element.

Forming and breaking up around ten double acts during the course, Tetsu — who plays the boke role — linked up with his current partner, Leo Togawa, to form “Iruka Punch” (“iruka” means dolphin in Japanese) shortly after its completion. The duo have been signed up by Yoshimoto Creative Agency, part of the entertainment conglomerate, and are currently paying their dues and honing their craft by performing on the manzai circuit.

In spite of the challenges, being one of less than a handful of foreign manzai performers in the field has brought advantages to Tetsu and Iruka Punch. Yoshimoto Kogyo has a content creation partnership with Netflix, and Tetsu became the narrator and star of What’s Manzai?, a documentary for the global online video platform last year. The film followed Tetsu through his training at the manzai school as well as introducing the form, how it works and how it differs from Western comedy.

“Japanese and Western comedy start from different places. Japanese comedy is more about just making people happy, whereas Western comedy is about saying what you want to say, a kind of confession,” says Tetsu in an interview at Yoshimoto Creative Agency’s Tokyo offices.

“There are a lot of political jokes in the United States, but Japanese comedy steers away from politics,” notes Tetsu, who admits his attempts to include political elements in his act have not gone down very well with audiences.

“I don’t know if it couldn’t work, but in Japanese comedy and manzai you want everyone to laugh. With political jokes there will always be someone who’s mad at you,” he adds.

While acknowledging the advantages that being a novelty brings, Tetsu says he “doesn’t want to be considered funny just because I’m American.” Nevertheless, he does use his otherness in his shows. “I tried not to play on it at first, but we got a lot of pressure from producers and other people to use it more, and the truth is that it does work,” he says.

With his career still in its infancy, Tetsu’s future goals include to perform at the Namba Grand Kagetsu (NGK) Theater in Osaka, a manzai Mecca, operated by Yoshimoto, and to win the M-1 Grand Prix contest. The end-of-year competition, broadcast nationally, and naturally organized by Yoshimoto, comes with a 10 million yen (90,000 US dollars) prize and the potential to catapult winners to manzai stardom.

“And in terms of performing, I want to see if manzai would work in English,” says Tetsu. “I would really like to know if it could.”

By GAVIN BLAIR/Photos: © 2016 Yoshimoto Kogyo

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Material Processing Industry

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Material processing industry

As a standard for matters related to employment related to specific skills employment contracts, in light of the circumstances specific to the field of the material processing industry, it has been defined based on the notification based on the specific skills standards ordinance, Article 1 Section 1 Item 7 of the Ministry of Specific Skills.

It is required that the establishments in which the No. 1 specific skilled foreign workers in the field of the form material industry are active are performing any of the following industries listed in the Japanese Standard Industry Classification.

1 Subdivision 2194-mold manufacturing industry (including core)

2 Minor classification 225-Iron shape material manufacturing industry

3 Minor Classification 235-Non-ferrous metal material manufacturing industry

4 Subdivision 2424-Work tool manufacturing industry

5 Subdivision 2431-Manufacturing industry for plumbing accessories (excluding valves and cocks)

6 Minor Classification 245-Manufacturing of metal material products

7 Subclass 2465-metal heat treatment industry

8 Subclasses 2534-Industrial kiln furnace manufacturing industry

9 Subclass 2592-Valve and accessories manufacturing industry

10 Subdivision 2651-Casting equipment manufacturing industry

11 Subdivision 2691-Metal mold, parts and accessories manufacturing industry

12 Subdivision 2692-Non-metal mold, parts and accessories manufacturing industry

13 Subdivision 2929-Other industrial electrical machinery manufacturing industry (including for vehicles and vessels)

14 Subdivision 3295-Industrial model manufacturing industry

The fact that the industries listed in the above-mentioned Japanese Industrial Classification are conducted means that shipments of manufactured goods, etc. occur for the items listed in the items 1 to 14 in the last 1 year at the site where the 1st designated skill foreigner is engaged in business. Refers to what you are doing. The product shipment value, etc. is the total of the product shipment value, the processing fee income, the waste shipment value and other incomes in the most recent year, and the consumption tax and liquor tax, tobacco tax, volatile oil tax and local volatilization It refers to the amount including tax. With 1 shipment of product, what was manufactured with raw materials belonging to possession of the establishment (including what was manufactured by supplying raw materials to domestic establishments of other companies) is the business during the last one year When shipped from the office. In addition, the following are included in the shipment of manufactured products. We handed over to other establishments belonging to 1 same company

2 Used in-house (used as the final product at the establishment)

3 Products for consignment sales (excluding those that have not been sold and those that have been returned within the last year)

  1. The amount of processing rental income refers to the amount received when processing or processing is performed on a product or semi-finished product belonging to the ownership of another company, manufactured from the main raw materials belonging to the ownership of the other company during the last year It means the processing fee to be received. 3 The amount of other income is other than the above 1 and 2 and the amount of shipment of waste (for example, resale income (purchased or received and sold as it is), repair fee income, refrigerated storage fee and surplus power of private power generation Amount of sales income, etc.).

Foreign workers who accept No. 1 specified skills in the form material industry are required to engage in work requiring skills that require considerable knowledge or experience as specified in Article 1 (1) of the Ordinance on Specified Skill Standards By the way, you must be mainly engaged in the work described in this Schedule which requires the skills confirmed by passing the exam described in this Schedule. ○Also, as described in the field-specific operation guidelines, it is acceptable to engage in related work in which Japanese people who are engaged in the work will normally be engaged.

In addition, for example, the following can be assumed to be applicable to related work (Note) It is not permitted to engage exclusively in related work.

1 Procurement and transportation of raw materials and parts

2 Front and back process work of each job type

3 Cranes, forklifts, etc. Operation work

4 Cleaning and maintenance work

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Industrial Machinery Manufacturing Industry

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Industrial machinery manufacturing industry

It is required that the establishment where the 1st designated skilled foreigner in the field of industrial machinery manufacturing industry carries out activities is one of the following industries listed in the Japanese Standard Industry Classification.

1 Subdivision 2422-Machine cutlery manufacturing industry

2 Minor classification 248-manufacturing industry such as bolt, nut, rivet, machine screw, wood screw etc.

3 Medium classification 25-general machinery and equipment manufacturing industry (fine classification 2524-industrial kiln furnace manufacturing industry, fine classification 2591-fire extinguishing equipment · fire extinguishing equipment manufacturing industry and fine classification 259-valve · accessories manufacturing industry excluding.)

4 middle 26-production machinery / equipment manufacturing industry (fine classification 2651-casting equipment manufacturing industry, fine classification 2691-metal mold, parts thereof, accessories manufacturing industry and fine classification 269 2- non metallic mold, · The same parts and accessories manufacturing industry is excluded.)

5 Subclass 270-establishments carrying out management and supporting economic activities (27 industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing industry)

6 Minor classification 271-Machine and equipment manufacturing industry for business

7 Subdivision 272-Service and entertainment machinery and equipment manufacturing industry

8 Subclass 273-Measuring instruments, measuring instruments, analytical instruments, testing instruments, surveying instruments and instruments

9 Minor Classification 275-Optical machine tool and lens manufacturing industry

The fact that the industries listed in the above-mentioned Japanese Industrial Classification are conducted means that the shipments of manufactured goods, etc. have occurred for the items listed in 1 to 9 in the most recent one year at the site where the No. 1 specific skill foreigner is engaged in business. Refers to The product shipment value, etc. is the total of the product shipment value, the processing fee income, the shipment value of scrap waste and the amount of other income in the most recent year, and the consumption tax and liquor tax, tobacco tax, volatile oil tax and local volatilization It refers to the amount including tax.

(1) With regard to shipment of manufactured goods, those manufactured from raw materials belonging to the ownership of the establishment (including those manufactured by supplying raw materials to domestic establishments of other companies) are within the last year. It is the case of shipping from that office. In addition, the following are included in the shipment of manufactured products.

(2) The amount of processing rental income refers to the amount received when processing or processing is added to a product or semi-finished product belonging to another company’s ownership or manufactured from the main raw materials belonging to another company’s ownership during the last year. It means the processing fee to be received or to be received. 3 “Other income” refers to other than the above 1 and 2 and the shipment of waste (for example, resale income (purchased or accepted as is), repair fee income, refrigerated storage fee and surplus power from private power generation) The amount of sales income, etc.)

Foreign nationals who accept No. 1 specified skills in the industrial machinery manufacturing sector are required to engage in work requiring skills that require a considerable degree of knowledge or experience, as specified in the Article 1 of the Ordinance of the Specified Skills Standards Ministry. By the way, you must be mainly engaged in the work described in this Schedule which requires the skills confirmed by passing the exam described in this Schedule. In addition, as described in the field-specific operation guidelines, it may be incidental to engage in related work in which Japanese people who are engaged in the work will normally be engaged. In addition, for example, the following can be assumed to be applicable to related work.

(Note) It is not permitted to engage exclusively in related business.

1 Procurement and transportation of raw materials and parts

2 Front and back process work of each job type

3 Cranes, forklifts, etc. Operation work

4 Cleaning and maintenance work

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Tokutei Guinou Visa – Specified Skills 1

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Who qualifies for the new visa?

There are 2 new visa types being introduced: Specified Skills 1 and Specified Skills 2. Of the two, Specified Skills 1 is the more immediately accessible. Let’s look at this in more detail.

Specified Skills 1

Unlike other visas for foreigners in Japan, such as Specialist in Humanities or Instructor, which typically require a university degree or a decade or so of practical experience if you don’t have a degree, the manual nature of the work involved for this new visa means that the bar to entry is different.

There are certain requisites that will need to be met. Firstly, you will need to have some Japanese ability. It is thought that Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N4 is the minimum standard, though this may be higher depending on which industry you enter. It stands to reason that a customer- facing role will require a higher command of the local language than factory work would.

Secondly, you will be required to have a degree of skill in the industry you have applied for. Though the government hasn’t been too specific on this so far, based on past cases, this means either a locally recognized certification in the area of work, or at least a year or two of experience.

If you are currently in Japan on the Technical Intern Training visa, then it may also be possible to upgrade to the Specified Skills 1 visa when your internship is complete, should you wish to remain in Japan.

There are, however, some additional caveats.

Specified Skills 1 visa holders are only allowed to remain in the country for a maximum of 5 years, and they are not, in principle, allowed to bring their family with them.

If you wish to stay in Japan longer, or to bring your family to live with you, then, in time, you will need to upgrade to a Specified Skills 2 visa. This can be done if you can prove that you have achieved a higher level of specialism in your area of work during your time in Japan. For example, if you attained additional certification or gained a promotion within your company.

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Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry

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Food and drink manufacturing industry

Business that 1 specific skill foreigner engages in The business that 1 specific skill foreigner accepts in the food and drink manufacturing industry field engages in is the business defined in test policy 3 (1) and test policy 5 (1) In accordance with the above, the work required for the above-mentioned first exam pass or the type of job subject to shift to the second skill training No. 2 and skills required by the work completion (production and processing of food and drink (except liquor), safety and health) Say. At the same time, it is acceptable to engage in related work (procurement / acceptance of raw materials, delivery of products, cleaning, management of business establishments, etc.) where Japanese people who are engaged in the work are normally engaged. . The food and beverage manufacturing sector is subject to the business conducted by a company falling under the following Japan Standard Industry Classification.

09 Food manufacturing industry

101 Soft drink manufacturing industry

103 Tea and coffee manufacturing industry (excluding soft drinks)

104 Ice making industry 5861 Confectionery retail (production retail)

5863 Bread retailer (Manufacturing retailer)

5897 Tofu, kamaboko, etc.

Processed food retail business

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Aviation Industry

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Aviation industry

No. 1 specified skills foreigners who accept in the field of aviation are required to engage in work requiring skills that require considerable knowledge or experience as specified in Article 1 (1) of the Ordinance of the Specified Skills Standards Ministry, Based on the separate operation policy and the field-specific operation guidelines, you must be mainly engaged in the work described in this schedule which requires skills confirmed by passing the exam described in this schedule.

The way of thinking of the business described in this Schedule is as follows.

・For the airport ground handling business category (airport ground handling (ground driving support work, baggage handling and cargo handling work, etc.)), aircraft ground running support duties, baggage handling and cargo handling services, and loading and unloading of baggage and cargo This applies to cleaning work inside and outside the aircraft (hereinafter referred to as “Airport Grand Handling”)

・With regard to the work category of aircraft maintenance (aircraft maintenance (maintenance work of aircraft, equipment, etc.)), maintenance work of the aircraft’s airframe, equipment or parts carried out in operation maintenance, aircraft maintenance, equipment / motor maintenance etc. This applies to (hereinafter referred to as “aircraft maintenance etc.”).

-In addition, when performing business operations, it is necessary to comply with laws and regulations such as the Aviation Act, safety management rules, business rules, flight and maintenance rules, and rules such as internal rules.

In addition, as described in the operation guidelines according to fields, it is acceptable for them to be engaged in related work in which Japanese people who are engaged in the work are usually engaged.

In addition, for example, the following can be assumed to be applicable to related work.

(Note) It is not permitted to engage exclusively in related business.

・Office work

・Organization and cleaning of work place

・Snow removal of work place at the time of snowfall

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