Originally Posted by rach2jlc
Sorry to hear you'll be leaving Nipponica, Red, but wishing you the best of luck in your next "chapter."
I found Tokyo to be similar, honestly. I enjoyed visiting there once or twice a year for a weekend with friends, but the whole lifestyle there was really soul-sucking (as you said). Not to mention the extreme expense of everything.
On the other hand, to those thinking of life in Japan, all of Japan is NOT...