Come on UP at Kyoto University’s festival!

Come on UP at Kyoto University’s festival!

On Saturday, October 24, on a cool mid-autumn day, a few of our Come on UP staff members and residents attended the school festival of Kyoto university. We participated in this festival by joining a flea market and selling second-hand and handmade stuff. For this event we invited two volunteer staff. Our first volunteer contacted us through our social media and she showed a lot of interest in volunteering at the flea market at Kyoto university. She brought a lot…

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New Come on UP Campaign: Don’t let the trash stop you!

New Come on UP Campaign: Don’t let the trash stop you!

Come on UP asked our residents what the biggest obstacle is when moving out! We found out that one of the biggest obstacles when moving out of an apartment is to get trash items, which you don’t want to bring to your next house. In Japan it is quite difficult to dispose of trash and items as there are strict rules regarding this matter. In Japan trash needs to be separated and items bigger than 30 cm need to be…

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My Share House Experience at Come on UP’s Midoribashi Share House (Osaka)

My Share House Experience at Come on UP’s Midoribashi Share House (Osaka)

Dear readers, I’m back again to share one of my stories about living in Japan. As you might have known I have started working at Come on UP this past September and have stayed in one of their share houses during this time. That share house being the Re:Midoribashi house that is located near Midoribashi station in Osaka. Because I have stayed in the share house for quite a few months already, I thought it would be appropriate to share…

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Social Media Influencers / YouTubers Wanted!

Social Media Influencers / YouTubers Wanted!

What will you gain from this project? Three months of free housing at one of our share houses. Our share houses in Tokyo/Osaka are located at strategic places, so you wouldn’t want to miss them out! Experience the share house lifestyle and community. Increase your work-related and private network. When the project is completed successfully you will gain a long-term relationship with our company and future projects might be offered to you. you can choose to stay with us under…

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Halloween party at the Kita-Ikebukuro haunted share house

Halloween party at the Kita-Ikebukuro haunted share house

I am very happy to say that Come on UP finished Halloween with a bang! The Tokyo office of Come on UP held a special edition haunted share house party in their Kita-Ikebukuro share house, of which by coincidence is the share house I live in! Everyone who wanted to join the party was more than welcome on one condition: you have to bring something to keep the party going. As this was the only condition to participate, the amount…

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Come on UP Kansai Halloween party at Shin-Osaka Crossing Co-working Space!

Come on UP Kansai Halloween party at Shin-Osaka Crossing Co-working Space!

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great time with your family and friends during this year’s Halloween! Our Kansai office decided to have a Halloween party and this Monday we invited some of our residents to our Shin-Osaka office and held a delicious, spooky and fun Halloween party! Our guests were mainly residents from Shin-Osaka share house 6th and 8th floor, but there were also residents from other houses and guests who are interested in our share house…

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Project: Kita-Ikebukuro

Project: Kita-Ikebukuro

As an intern at Come on Up I am obligated to have a project that I work on besides the everyday tasks that happen in the office. As I became a resident at the Kita-Ikebukuro share house, I noticed that the house decoration was a little out-dated and felt like it didn’t bring out the true beauty of the Japanese-styled house. Therefore as one of my personal projects I chose to improve the Kita-Ikebukuro share house interior and a plan to…

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My Share-house experience in Yaguchinowatashi

My Share-house experience in Yaguchinowatashi

During the last summer, I had the opportunity to stay in one of the Come on UP share houses – Yaguchi no Watashi share house. It’s located in a peaceful area with a bathhouse located right across the street. Within a mile you’ll find the Walmart of Japan – Seiyu, a few convenient stores such as Lawson, 7-eleven and Family Mart. There are also many restaurants nearby, which are definitely worth trying with your friends if you have some time…

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Japan’s National Holiday: Health and Sports Day (Taiiku no Hi – 体育の日)

Japan’s National Holiday: Health and Sports Day (Taiiku no Hi – 体育の日)

Hello again! Today is the second Monday of October, this means it is time for another Japanese national holiday called Health and Sports Day (Taiiku no Hi – 体育の日). Many people take this day off to enjoy sports events and school usually have a sports day for their students. This holiday started in 1966 to commemorate the opening of Tokyo Olympic Games of 10 October 1964. Each year the holiday was celebrated on the 10th of October but after the…

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Opening party Monzennakacho Share-house!

Opening party Monzennakacho Share-house!

  What better reason to throw a party than the opening of a brand new share-house! Allow me to give you a nice but small introduction to the location before diving into the succeeded openings party. The share-house is located at a 10 minute walk from the Monzennakacho metro station. On your way to the station there are many restaurants, shops, convenience stores and several places of interest such as the amazing Shinto shrine. You can get your daily fortune…

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