Living in Japan with little understanding of Japanese language or culture is a challenge for foreign residents.
Here are some useful information to help you to lead a confortable life in Japan.

Living Information

Multilingual Living information   (by CLAIR) 

  Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) is a joint organization of local governments to promote various international activities implemented by local communities. CLAIR provides foreign residents with information necessary for daily life in Japan, as well as urgent updates. 

Basic Japanese

Survival Japanese Phrase [3626KB pdf file] 
Very simple phrases for beginners. Please note that some of them are informal phrases. 


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