We are hiring!

We’re looking for a tour guide to join our team.

You’ll wear a costume and show visitors around the exciting area of Akihabara. On our tour we don’t simply point out the sights; our guides use their communication skills to give visitors their own impressions of Japan. Our aim is to give visitors the ultimate welcoming experience that only AKIBALAND TOURS can provide.

In addition to the standard tour guide skills, our guides are expected to develop their skills through our specialized training program.

Are you keen to tell people how awesome Japan is?

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Applicant qualifications:

1 As a rule, applicants should be under 28 years of age. However, depending on the individual, applicants can be older.

2 We are hiring both male and female tour guides at this time.

3 Applicants should currently be living in Japan. (Students on study abroad programs are also welcome to apply)

4 Applicants should be conversationally fluent in a language other than Japanese. (*There will be a test.)

5 Applicants should be able to communicate adequately in Japanese. (*There will be a test.)

6 Applicants should have an interest in cosplay.

* Please note that formal language qualifications such as TOEFL, TOEIC, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, etc. will not affect your application.



Akihabara; other areas of Central Tokyo; other areas of Japan (depending on tour content).

Working Days

Irregular; guides will be needed on those days on which tour reservations have been made.

Working Hours:

Between 10am and 9pm, with one tour lasting approximately 3 hours. Number of tours in one day will vary depending on number of reservations.


Starting hourly wage: 1,500 JPY (raises will be given based on language, experience, and ability). Transportation expenses will be paid.

How to Apply:

<Round 1>: Document & Video Screening (*Please send via e-mail attachment to the address listed below.)



・CV/resume (please include a current phone number at which we can contact you)

・Face and full body photos

・A photo or scan of your resident’s card (for foreign residents of Japan)



Please take a video on a mobile phone introducing yourself and saying why you want to work for AKIBALAND TOURS (please keep videos to less than one minute in length).


Please send all requested documents, photos and video to info@akiba-tour.com, with the subject header "Tour Guide Application".


Please send any questions about the process to the above email address. We cannot take enquiries by phone.


<Round 2>: Interview & Written Test

We will only contact applicants who passed the preliminary screening. The location, date and time of the interview and written test will be decided at a later date


Thank you for your interest! Please check out our website and Facebook pages for more information about us.

I await your application.

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