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Weird translation. Looks like a fun job and the money isn't bad but spending the summer months wearing a costume like that will be excruciating.

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@6wings , just get people who don't need a mask :p

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@6wings , just get people who don't need a mask :p

Yeah and there's a few of them around too.

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Pretty decent pay. I'm sure there are a lot of young people out there willing to do that. I would.

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275,000 yen a month is better than a 4 year college graduate for an IT position in Japan... just check the jobs to the right of the page.

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So where is the contact information? I'm so ugly and hairy I wouldn't even need a mask.

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Ogres for Oga - how ironic! Sounds like pretty good money for keeping a tradition alive.

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Sounds like it would be fun, though not sure even in jest if I could wave a knife in front of a house and demand to know if there are bad kids inside.

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Link please? Seriously, my boyfriend wants to apply

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If they'll throw in a subsidized apartment, I want this job. I would make a great ogre. What other job pays you to scare kids?

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http://www.city.oga.akita.jp/english/s_namahage.html

Here is the link to Oga City's home page.

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thank you Roten!

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