is an information site dedicated to helping expats and foreign residents in Japan and find the information they need to make their move to and life in Japan as convenient as possible. does place ads on the site from various advertisers. We will also be listing Google Adsense ads. You should be able to see these as text links or blocks of ads which have a small notation indicating “Ads by Google.” Finally, we intend to add products to the site in the future for which we will receive compensation for any purchases by site visitors. There are many such products on the web, but we include only those that we’ve researched and believe could benefit foreign residents in Japan to improve their quality of life.

The revenue from ads and products helps to cover our operating costs so that we can continue to seek out and deliver the best Japan-related content on the web. We also provide links on the to information such as information resources for which we receive no compensation. Our mission is to help our visitors live a fulfilling life in Japan, but this is also very clearly a for-profit site and visitors are expected to understand as much.

If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact us using the “contact” option on the site menu and we will be happy to answer any questions.