Hidden Job Market in Japan: Smart / E-Government: Smart / E-government is the use of electronic communications devices, computers and the Internet to provide public services to citizens and other persons in a country or region. Smart government initiatives in large metropolitan areas such as Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama have already been started a long time ago. But what about the Japanese country side? As the country-side in Japan is imploding, so is there a growing need for smart government. Consequently, the number of smart government hidden jobs are steadily rising.