TC Tea Time


Welcome to Tokyo Creative Tea Time, the little corner of the internet where our staff members share their advice and experiences various aspects of everyday life in Japan.

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TC Tea Time 1 : What It's Like Working in Japan

What is it like working in Japan? We ask Tokyo Creative staff to help us answer this question! While there is definitely a negative image working for a Japanese company with all of the unpaid overtime, long hours, hierarchy (senpai/kohai) system, having to use honorific (keigo) speech, etc. there are definitely companies out there in Japan that are fun to work for as well!

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TC Tea Time 2 : Discussing What Christmas in Japan Is Like

What is Christmas like in Japan? In this episode, we answer that question. Get to know more about Japanese Christmas meals like having KFC chicken and strawberry shortcake.

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TC Tea Time 3 : What Is New Years In Japan Like?

What is New Year like in Japan? In this episode we answer that question. Get to know more about Japanese New Year traditions and phrases.

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TC Tea Time 4 : Living in Japan vs. Visiting Japan |What Are The Differences?

We discuss the main differences that we see as a resident in Japan and as a tourist in Japan.

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TC Tea Time 5 : How to pick up girls (or boys) in Japan

For our next episode of TC Tea Time, we invite Jake from the very popular Twitch IRL stream, JakenbakeLIVE to discuss about picking girls up in Japan based on our experiences! Let us know down below if you have any interesting stories to tell.

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TC Tea Time 6 : What's It Like Having Tattoos in Japan?

For our next episode of TC Tea Time, we discuss about the very taboo topic of having tattoos in Japan. As many of you may know, there are many facilities that don't allow entry if you have a tattoo so we wanted to discuss about what its like having them while living here.

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TC Tea Time 7 : Will we leave Japan? Why or why not?

In this video, we invite JakenbakeLIVE to discuss about whether we will stay in Japan or eventually leave Japan. What do you think? Would you want to live in Japan the rest of your life? Or do you see it only as a short term gig?

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TC Tea Time 8 : What's It Like Having a Japanese Boyfriend or Girlfriend in Japan?

In this episode, we discuss what our experiences were like dating a Japanese boyfriend or girlfriend here in Japan. If you have had either good or bad experiences, lets us know below!

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TC Tea Time 9 : An Introduction to Common Business Customs in Japan

We introduce some typical business customs in Japan and how they differ from our home countries. If you guys are interested in a more in-depth discussion, please let us know below!

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TC Tea Time 10 : What It's Like Living In Different Areas Of Tokyo

Depending on where you live in Tokyo, your experiences may be different. In this video, we wanted to talk about why we chose to live in certain areas in Tokyo.

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TC Tea Time 11 : Japanese Words That English Speakers Are Expected To Know

If you guys are traveling to Japan or are thinking about living in Japan, here are some funny Japanese words that foreigners are expected to know! Let us know if you had any similar experiences!

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TC Tea Time 12 : Japan is a CASH ONLY country still? |How you pay for things in Japan

We discuss the different types of payment as well as what's normal here in Japan. Do you carry lots of cash with you? Can you use credit cards in Japan? What's it like in your country?

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TC Tea Time 13 : Discussing The Best Season to Visit Japan

In this video, JakenbakeLIVE joins us once again to talk about the best season to come to Japan. We also invite 2 new guests to the show, Juri Watanabe (Tokyo Creative Operations Associate) and Kelvin, our newest addition to our influencer team!

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TC Tea Time 14 : How Difficult Is It To Learn Japanese?

We invite Jake (JakenbakeLIVE), Elsa (Bunny Tokyo) and Paris (Lesweetpea) to talk about how difficult it is to learn the Japanese language.

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TC Tea Time 15 : How Do Foreigners Make Friends in Japan?

jakenbakeLIVE joins us once again to discuss how to make friends in Japan. This may sound like a weird topic to discuss but if you have ever lived in Japan before, you would understand that it's actually more difficult than it sounds!

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TC Tea Time 16 : Is Japan Safe?

Japan is often referred to as one of the safest countries in the world. However, like anywhere, it still has its own problems so this episode we invite Jake (JakenbakeLIVE), Elsa (Bunny Tokyo) and Paris (Lesweetpea) to talk more about it.

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TC Tea Time 17 : A Guide to Tokyo Nightlife

In this episode, we invite Jake (JakenbakeLIVE), Elsa (Bunny Tokyo) and Paris (Lesweetpea) to talk about their experiences on the Nightlife scene in Tokyo, Japan, and some recommendations of their favorite spots.

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TC Tea Time 18 : How Healthy is Japanese Food?

In this episode, we discuss Japanese food being healthy or unhealthy as Japan has one of the lowest obesity rates in the developed countries.

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TC Tea Time 19 : What are Japanese Onsen like?

In this episode, we discuss Japanese onsens as Shizuka and the TC team share their weird experiences in Japanese hot springs.

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TC Tea Time 20 : How much does Food in Japan REALLY COST?!?

In this episode, we discuss how much Japanese food cost and its portion sizes as compared to different countries.