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At Open Mind, we specialize in Business Communication, helping companies to create effective and professional web and print content, from writing to editing and translation services. We serve businesses from a wide range of industries and regions, including Japan, the USA, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australia, offering branding, marketing, and strategic guidance along the way.

Our comprehensive service portfolio can be found on our website, where we help local businesses expand their reach and establish their brand globally through digital and print media. We are a trusted provider of clear and effective communication services in Japanese, especially for international companies looking to communicate effectively with their Japanese audience.

Open Mind has extensive experience working with a wide range of clients, including multinational corporations, local governments, small businesses, and tourism organizations. Our sister companies offer support in sports training and inbound tourism.

Our director, Bruce Haendel, has lived in Fukuoka since 1985 and recently partnered with to develop a comprehensive B2B directory and build a thriving business community.

Join us for informal business strategy consultations every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm, at the Business Casual Meetup in Tenjin, a group with over 600 registered members. Learn more at

If you mention that you found Open Mind through, you'll receive a free, personalized ZOOM consultation for your business or project.

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Dr. Yuichi Narukiyo, Director and Managing Executive Officer of TOTO:

“Thanks to Bruce-san, I managed to get the job done overseas. I believe that your guidance to the members of TOTO is one of the major factors that made us successful in our overseas business.”

Mr. Hiroshi Shimizu, Japan Immigration Lawyer and Business Incorporation Specialist:

"Open Mind created our sophisticated and attractive website. It has given us great opportunities to be found by a lot of potential clients all over the world."


We'll make Fukuoka+ Pro Members a shiny, new blog website, with hosting and text starting at just ¥55,000! Check it out!

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    • SHIMIZU Immigration Consulting Office Hiroshi Shimizu
      December 1, 2022 at 12:49 pm

      Open Mind offers excellent quality services, especially for producing your international advertisements. Accurate, quick response, and super friendly.
      Highly recommended.

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