Moving to Japan is very exciting, but there can be lots of challenges to overcome.
It is a country of bustling cities, serene countryside, fascinating travel destinations, delicious food and a long history embedded with unique customs and culture.
There is something of interest for everyone that moves to Japan. Some early planning and accurate up-to-date information can make the task of moving much simpler and less stressful.
A good place to start is the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website booklet Guide to Living in Japan. The booklet covers topics such as housing, medical care, health insurance, employment and commonly used Japanese words and phrases.