Tokyo - Post Report Question and Answers

Is it easy to make friends with locals here? Are there any prejudices or any ethnic groups who might feel uncomfortable here?

It can be difficult to make close Japanese friends if you don't speak Japanese. Your Japanese friends are most likely to speak English and have lived abroad. Our cultures are also very different from each other. It takes a lot of time and patience to understand the Japanese perspective. - Nov 2020

Not easy at all. It takes years to build a real relationship with a Japanese person. - Mar 2019

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