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  • 執筆者の写真Mutsumi Gustavich

Nice to meet you.


Hello! I am Mutsumi.

I'm a Japanese native, born and raised in the captivating archipelago of Japan.

Despite never leaving the boundaries of this island nation, I've been fortunate to gain a global sense and perspective, thanks to the wisdom of a dear friend. This insight has led me to appreciate the value of my unique perspective.

In this blog, I aim to delve into the idiosyncrasies of Japanese culture and society, as seen through the lens of someone who occasionally feels like a peculiar alien in her own homeland.

It's not just about unraveling the mysteries; it's about sharing the experiences and observations that have shaped my view of Japan.

The encouragement and support of my American husband, who had been nudging me to write for years, have finally given me the confidence to embark on this blogging journey.

While my posts will touch on various aspects of Japanese life, you can expect a substantial focus on the challenges and questions I encounter in the Japanese workplace.

Join me as we explore the intricacies of Japan and the world from my unique vantage point.

I hope you find my insights both enjoyable and thought-provoking.




The Challenge of Being Different in Japan

Living in Japan, I often feel the difficulty of deviating from the established norms. From the moment of birth, we are placed on societal and conventional 'rails,' set by someone else's standards. The


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