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Living and Working in Tokyo

Living and Working in Tokyo

Tokyo metropolis is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and home to more than 13 million people. It’s a hub for Japan’s businesses, fashion and food, and a city where tradition and innovation converge. It’s one of the safest cities in the world that attracts millions of people around the world – whether it be for work, or for anime – and is sure to be one of the exciting times with the 2020 Olympic games coming up in 4 years.

The Hays Japan offices in Tokyo are located right in the center of this metropolis - Roppongi Itchome (head office) and Shinjuku – where you’ll find just practically everything you’ll need to live and work in Japan.

Our Japan employees coming from around the world listed a few simple reasons why Tokyo is an exciting place to be:

  • The food is diverse – you’ll find any type of cuisine you wish for, from Mongolian to a simple burger
  • The train system is precise – you’ll hardly ever find the trains to be late even for a minute
  • Tokyo is probably one of the safest cities in the world – you can misplace your wallet and it will come back to you without any of your cash or credit cards being stolen!
  • It’s the center of everything – IT, fashion, hospitality service, finance, education – and all things business

To get a full picture of this compelling city, visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government website or contact Judy Takei at