More often than not, to read about life in Japan in English is to read accounts by present or former Western expatriates. While such writings may offer useful insights, they are shaped by the author's outsider perspective. This perspective may be interesting -- to other Western expatriates in particular! -- but is not representative of Japanese society, or even other expatriate communities.
Book review: Indian Migrants in Tokyo
Focus on Japan's small but growing Indian community is a welcome delight