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  • Connect with fellow Japanese in the Philippines

  • Get information in our Philippines guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in the Philippines

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    All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila.

InterNations – Bringing Together Japanese Living in the Philippines

Interested in meeting fellow Japanese in the Philippines? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your Japanese countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" with other Japanese expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in the Philippines or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in Japan, InterNations the Philippines offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of Japanese expats in the Philippines among our members, coming from various regions all over Japan - from the Kansai Region, over Tokyo to Sapporo.

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    From Japan, living in Manila
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    From Japan, living in Manila
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    From Japan, living in Manila
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    From Japan, living in Manila
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    From Japan, living in Manila

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Get Tips and Info on Life in the Philippines from Japanese Expats

Being an expat in the Philippines means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your Japanese compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Filipino people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other Japanese in the Philippines is a breeze, no matter if you are in Cebu, Manila, Davao or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of Japanese in Manila, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for Japanese food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the Japanese InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from Japan.
  • Our the Philippines Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get sushi and sashimi in Manila...
  • The InterNations Places database for the Philippines helps you find institutions like the nearest Japanese embassy.

From Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" to the shores of Manila Bay, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Japanese expats in the Philippines.

Meet Fellow Japanese in the Philippines at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in the Philippines is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous halo-halo, the Philippines’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Manila’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow Japanese in Manila and discover 2000-year-old rice terraces, the country's summer capital at Baguio, and other impressive landmarks across the Philippines.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from Japan and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Konbanwa from our Japanese living in the Philippines!