What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?
Too tired after work to do anything. Getting out of the embassy bubble is great if you can. - Mar 2019
This giant city has something for everyone. There are a number of English-language Facebook groups that cater to expats. With minimal research you can find most any kind of activity you like. - Mar 2018
Cultural activities, festivals, day/weekend trips, many outdoor activities (ice skating in winter, rock climbing), fireworks displays, cherry blossom viewing (picnic), endless sporting activities, hiking, climbing Mt. Fuji, and so on and so on. - Feb 2014
Great, the world is your oyster in Tokyo. - Apr 2013
everything - Jan 2011
Whatever you want is available. Some people entertain at home (dinner parties, happy hours, etc.), others prefer to go out to restaurants, movies, bars, and clubs in town.pretty much whatever you want is available -- you just need to decide what it is you want to do and then go do it! - Oct 2008
There is always something to do in Tokyo. Within the embassy community, there are frequent outings, activities, and parties. - Jan 2008