LWIF EP104: Japanese Quality of Life: My Family’s Experience in Tokyo

I often get asked “How’s Life in Japan?” What I think they’re really asking is what is the quality of life like. I live in Tokyo, the biggest metropolitan area in the world. It’s got to be a hectic life, right? The easiest answer I can give is “I bought a house”.

There’s a lot that factors into quality of life: health, family, education, environment, social belonging, recreation and leisure time, and a bunch of financial stuff that influences the cost and standard of living.

What’s the quality of life like where you’re from?


Diet of Japan Kokkai 2009 By Wiiii – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10972089