Created for expats living in Japan

Living in Japan

Introduction to Japanese culture, government, language, child care, and other elements of Japanese life.

English-Speaking Lawyers in Tokyo
Free Legal Consultation in English for Foreign Residents in Japan
How to Receive Unemployment Benefits in Japan
Where Can Foreigners Ask for Advice on Living in Japan?
Japan Rent Relief Grants - Housing Security Benefits
The Japanese Zodiac: Unleash the Fun of This New Year Tradition
How to Renew Your Japanese Driving License
Japanese Cleanliness: Japan’s Obsession with Tidying Up
The Japanese Lucky Cat: Unlocking the Secret to Good Fortune
Things You Should Know about Status of Residence (Visa) in Japan
Where can you charge your electric vehicle (EV)? How can you charge it at home?
Setsubun: Welcoming Spring with Ogres, Beans, and Sushi
Japanese Daycares, Preschools & Kindergartens—How Do They Work?
What is Chonaikai (Neighborhood  Associations) and How can Foreigners Join?
Public Transportation in Japan
Japanese Trains Demystified: Taming Tokyo’s Complex Sytems
Japanese New Year's Decorations: Culture, Traditions, Religion
Nengajo – New Year’s Cards
4 Popular Japanese Lucky Charms For the New Year
Leasing Cars in Japan