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Japan is the second most popular place most people want to live and work in, and that's not at all surprising. To put it simply, there’s nowhere quite like Japan – and after you’ve lived here for a year or longer, you’ll find yourself not just appreciating but also assimilating into the culture. How exactly does Japan change you? It’s not something you’re always conscious of, but when you think about it, you’ll find the country’s influence everywhere.
This list, from celebrating the shift in seasons to appreciating the humble convenience store, is based on our experience in Tokyo, but we’d say it holds true for other cities in Japan, too. Japan might not rewire your personality completely but it just might leave you with some lasting habits.
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