The next generation language learning platform.

Migaku is an innovative language learning startup. We’re creating a platform that lets you learn languages by watching and reading content on Netflix, YouTube, and other sites, using our browser extension and mobile app.

We got our start as a community of Japanese language geeks who use Anime and other Japanese media as a learning resource, but now have scaled up to support 9 different languages.

Rapid growth

In the last two years, we’ve gone from a couple people to a team of twenty. Along the way, we’ve been experiencing consistent revenue growth. We’re now heading into our first big marketing push, and so expect to grow even faster going forward.

Focused on shipping fast

We are a startup through and through. We are focused on shipping products and features to users fast, and we strategically accumulate technical debt if it means faster growth. Only after reaching Product Market Fit will we seek to optimize and completely fail proof our codebase. Moving fast should be a startup’s primary focus.

Work in a self-directed way

Our environment has very little hand-holding, and you’ll be able to work in a self-directed way.

Take on influential projects

The projects you work on will be challenging, and directly influence the success of the company as a whole.


Remote Work
  • Fully remote. You can work from home from anywhere in the world.
  • We prefer you to work from European and East Asian time zones.
  • 36 days flexible vacation/sick days per year.
Working Hours
  • No set working hours, just make yourself available for necessary meetings with other team members
  • A minimum commitment of 40 hours per week
Relocation Support
  • For candidates outside of Japan, visa sponsorship is available after we’ve worked together for an agreed upon duration.

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