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  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

InterNations – The Place for Japanese Living in China

Want to connect with the expat community of Japanese in China? Looking for Japanese compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Japanese expats to go on an excursion to the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze with?

InterNations China offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in China or are still in Japan planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Japanese expats in China is going very strong, with members having roots all across Japan - from Sapporo, over the Kansai Region to Tokyo.

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    From Japan, living in Beijing
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    From Japan, living in Shanghai
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    From Japan, living in Shanghai
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Meet other Japanese at our events in China

Attend our monthly events and activities for Japanese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Japanese in our China expat forums.

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    May 1, 3:34 AM
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    Thank you Jaime! I appreciate it. -Yoko.

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    May 5, 3:48 PM
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    Hi, for any further party planning: we-CoffeeArtCafe- cater picnic sets, fresh home made french pastries (sweet and savoury), all beverages. We also cater coffee and tea specialities which we prepare …

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Tips and Advice on China from Your Fellow Japanese Expats

Obviously, expat life in China goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Japanese is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Chinese mentality and way of life. Japanese in China are a part of our community, calling cities such as Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Japanese in Beijing, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Japanese delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Chinese InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Japan.
  • On the China Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get sushi and sashimi in Beijing, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for China has information on the nearest Japanese embassy and many other institutions.

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, you can meet supportive and friendly Japanese expats in China on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Japanese in China

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover China? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the Great Wall and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Japan and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Konbanwa from our Japanese living in China!

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

  • Diana Anhaus-Brey

    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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