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Welcome to the InterNations Expats Forum for Japan!

Konbanwa, and a warm welcome to the InterNations Japan expats forum! As a current or soon-to-be expat in Tokyo, or any other of the Japanese expat hotspots like Sapporo, you will doubtlessly have numerous questions about expat life. Become a member of our InterNations community in Japan and find reliable tips on the successive stages of the relocation process. No matter if you’re enquiring about visa or immigration documents at the Japanese embassy, looking for expat housing in the Kansai Region, or would like to see the Japanese attractions, like Hokkaido's wide open spaces and snowy frontier – who knows more about such things than other expats? Our expat forums for Japan can connect you with local expat circles.

Latest Posts in Japan Expat Forum

 Japan Expat Q&A

Japan Newbie

Hello people, Just putting some feelers out there while preparing my move to Niseko, Hokkaido i...

Re: After-hour Japanese lessons

Hi Shawn, I don't know the specific meaning of after-hour but there should be some Japanese les...

Re: Dentists in Tokyo

Just visit our company web-page and the comprehensive listings of English speaking dentists and ort...

 Japan Town Talk

Re: Gliding/Aviation activitiesq

I'll find out and let y'all know. I have flown before, on account of being a commercial pilot at on...

Competitive Gymnastics- Females

Hello, We are possibly moving to Nagoya for a little while. Does anyone know an American female g...

American in Tokyo May 22'nd- Let's Meet & Shar

American in Tokyo May 22'nd- Let's Meet & Share Stories! I am an American and on a world tour. I...

 Japan Expat Housing

Re: Jiyugaoka profile

No need to worry. Jiyugaoka is quite close to Shijuku by taking Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line. I am liv...

Re: Arriving to Tokyo in fall

hi! i have a new apt(nobody ever lived in yet) and it is next to shinjuku gyoen park and has three ...

new apt for rent - shinjuku gyoen park

hello! i would like to rent out my apt which is recently built and half furnished with large terrac...

 Japan Expat Jobs

If know of anyone who's interested in acting

Casting call for a micro budget indie in Kansai region in Mid-Late June. The film is about peop...

If you know anyone interested or do act...

Casting call for a micro budget indie in Kansai region in Mid-Late June. The film is about peop...

Japanese style Wedding in Japan

Hi! Expanding Japanese culture!! We(other several member interested in wedding) are supporting an...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Bitcoin and Money transfer to the Philippines

I am looking to partner with some Philippine entrepreneurs to help market a new, fast and cheap way...

Locked iPhone6 for sale

Hello! I have signed a contract with docomo for 2 years with the iPhone6 but I do not need the pho...

Re: TVs

thank you, appreciate your response. Best, Katherine

Members assist Members in the Japan Expat Forums

Our trust-based community was developed to help expatriates in Japan swap suggestions and advice on all expat-relevant enquiries, e.g., ʺDo I really need business cards for every meeting or professional encounter?ʺ or ʺIs a bow or a handshake the acceptable way of greeting a Japanese person?ʺ. In a community that’s all about expat living in Japan, from sushi and sashimi to Tennō Tanjōbi, the participants of the expat forum Japan can find fellow expats and internationally minded locals to receive trustworthy and up-to-date responses. On the InterNations Expat Forum for Japan, there will always be another expat member to make life abroad easier.

From business etiquette to cultural etiquette: The Expat Forum Japan leaves no Question unanswered

If you require even more information on expat topics like restaurants and nightlife in Tokyo or housing and household in Sapporo, you could also browse our Japan Expat Guide, another useful resource in addition to the expat forums. Moreover, in our World Forum you can talk about international politics, intercultural and interracial relationships, third-culture kids and other general expat issues. However, for expat assistance on all local matters - from business etiquette to cultural etiquette - just join the InterNations Japan expat forums.

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