Is it possible to ever work at an agency in Tokyo if you only speak English + occasional Japanese niceties? I want to make Japanese ads, and surely they must need English help at times, yes? Please?

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Ogilvy and WK hire English speaking people

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I’ve worked with Tokyo-based creatives that didn’t speak any Japanese. Copywriting could be hard to get into though.

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I don't have first hand experience but I know that Ogilvy Tokyo takes English only interns, so maybe some people there only use English to work.

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