(B): Beginners Table (初心者向けテーブルです)
TBA: To Be Announced (メイト1名以上が常駐しております)
2PM - 10PM
Hey guys! I grew up in both the U.S. and Japan, and just got back from an 8-month backpacking trip around southeast Asia.
Apart from travel, I love eating (and cooking), running long distances, and blogging. And although I’m a city girl at heart, I LOVE the outdoors– a good hike can make me so happy!
I can’t wait to hear all about you!
Hi, my name is Marlon! I’m from Los Angeles, California. I moved to Japan recently to study at a Japanese language school, before this I was working as an engineer at a medical device company in America.
Hi! I’m Fernando, from Spain. Long time ago I made a trip to Japan and completely fell in love with the culture, so I decided to come back and make a life here! I’m fascinated by the food, temples/shrines, arts, museums and stories from Japan. I have lived in 4 foreign countries for 11 years, so I can tell you a couple of experiences that I had. I am also very interested in hearing a lot of stories from you too, so come join me at LanCul while we learn something together over a drink. See you soon!
My name is Juan Carlos. I’m 26, and a college student at Temple University Japan! My loves are food, music, and writing. I love yakitori and ramen, and spend most of my time eating or thinking about them. I listen to a lot of rock music. My favorite band is Asian Kung-fu generation! I can play all sorts of instruments too. Are you a musician? I love talking about all the different bands and groups of Japan! Can’t wait to meet you.
Hi there, my name Rush,
I am from Canada, and I moved to Japan 2 years ago with my wife as I was fascinated by her home country’s cultures and values.
I am a musician and the guitarist of a Japanese Rock-Band from Tokyo.
I speak 6 languages as I majored in foreign languages and have worked in the airline industry for a little while ,i’ve also been practicing a lot of Judo since my early childhood!
What about you?, and you? and you over there? hehe ! why wouldn’t we sit together and have a nice talk? I’d be happy to tell you more about Canada!
I am looking forward to meeting you.
Hello! My name is Agne, born and raised in a small European country called Lithuania. My “love affair” with Japan started when I decided to study Japanese language and culture as my university degree. Absolutely in love with Tokyo, I spend most of my free time just wondering around and searching for good food. I have also graduated from fashion design college here in Japan, so passionate about fashion, textiles, DIY and sewing. Have a geek side too, interested in digital fabrication like laser cutting, 3D printing, UV printing etc.
Looking forward to meeting you at LanCul!
Hi! I’m Damian, nice to meet you! I’m from Ireland and I recently moved to Japan. I moved here because I really love Japanese culture, food and people! I really like to watch movies, theatre and I love exploring outdoors. I want to climb Mount Fuji this year and watch the sun rise. I love to have the ‘craic’ as we say in Ireland! It means I love to have fun. My guilty pleasure is watching a lot of Japanese romance dramas! I’m really looking forward to meeting you and chatting with you!
Hey there! John here. I come from the Philippines then moved to Dubai (UAE) a few years back. I worked as an accountant and lived there for a couple of years. Now, I’m in Japan and just started studying Japanese. A few things I enjoy doing are traveling, reading books, watching tv series, and doing things I’ve never done before. Would love to hear your own story. Let’s talk. See you at LanCul!
Hi friends! My name is Louie (“Rui” in Japanese), nice to meet you! I am 100% Japanese but I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I’ve had the special opportunity to live within both Japanese and American cultures my whole life and decided in May 2016 to move to Japan to become a “Cultural Bridge” while exploring my Japanese identity in my parents’ native country. I have a degree in marine ecology and have a strong passion for the ocean. On my free time I like to aimlessly wander around the streets of Tokyo with a dSLR camera and my trusty GoPro and create photography and videos. My hobbies are skateboarding, surfing, playing the ukulele, listening to all sorts of music (my favorites are hip hop, jazz, and Bossa nova) and writing. I absolutely love meeting and talking with people from different backgrounds, cultures and experiences so I’m looking forward to hanging out with you!
Hey there! My name is Trish. I was born in Tokyo but grew up in Manila. Three years ago, I decided to go back to Tokyo to rediscover myself and I’m still on it! On my free time, I like to paint, sketch, or go out to take pictures of nature, streets, and buildings. I’m also really passionate about good food, beer, and whisky! Back home, my friends and I loved going to underground bars with excellent music, slam poetry sessions, and art exhibits. But enough about me, why don’t we talk about you? Come over to chat at Lancul. First drink is on us!
G’day, I’m Benji from Brisbane, Australia. I live the orchids and playing sports. I especially enjoy playing rugby and am excited for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, 2019. I also enjoy relaxing at cafes and bars. Please recommend some good places in Tokyo when we chat.
Hello! My name is Michelle and I just moved here to Japan in July of 2017. I’m originally from Utah, but have lived in California, Texas, England and Germany. I love to travel and meet new people and Japan has been lovely to me so far. I’m also highly involved in theater/drama and am usually performing or working backstage on a show 2-3 times a year. Some of my other interests include volleyball, tennis, accounting, sleeping and always laughing. I’d love to to get to know you and share some of our experiences with each other. またねー
Hi everyone, I’m Ollie. I’m a runner, skier and language lover who moved here from Hiroshima. I grew up in the south of England but have also lived in Switzerland and Canada. I like to travel, explore new places and try new things. I also love eating, drinking and laughing! I’m excited to learn more about this city and meet lots of interesting people at LanCul!
Hi there! My name is Maria, but you can call me Meri or Mei. I am from the very south of Argentina and I’m thrilled to be in Japan for the first time! I’m a screenwriter and have worked primarily as a producer for animation, VFX, and VR. I’m a self-taught home chef, an amateur analog photographer, an occasional craft bookbinder, an embroidery lover, a passionate wanderlust, and a little bit of a bartender, too. The things I love the most about Japan are its unique food and breathtaking nature. I enjoy talking about films, travels, food, art and, well… almost anything! Every day is an adventure here, so I can’t wait to meet you all and exchange fresh ideas!
Heyyyy everyone! My name is Ai, I’m a creative from Thailand. I’ve lived in Bangkok and New York. I came to Japan to study fashion. I love film, music, fashion and soft-serve ice-cream! And YES 梅酒！! Ohh most important I love traveling and meeting new people so please come and chat with me about anything! Haha よろしくお願いします。
Hi! My name is Daniel, and while my parents are from China, I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. I’ve lived and worked in America as a software engineer, in Korea as an English teacher, and in Japan as a game tester, and I love to make new friends around the world. Some of my interests are video games, programming, rabbits, and playing the piano and drums, but I really love to talk about anything, so please drop by and let’s get to know each other!
HI EVERYONE!!! My name is Hannah and I am 21 years old. I am half Japanese and English, having lived the majority of my life in the UK. I have recently completed my degree in Economics and Geography at the University of Aberdeen so I have spent the last four years living in Scotland. Hobbies of mine include keeping fit and active, regularly going to the gym as well as EATING! I am obsessed with Japanese food everything from natto to tempura udon. Being outdoors and travelling is also another enjoyment of mine, I love being in contact with nature and feeling free. I love meeting new people and socialising with friends! Can’t wait to meet you all!
Hi everyone! My name is Edwin, I am French and I have lived in Japan, England and the Netherlands before.
I came back to Japan earlier this year. I have been busy surfing and sightseeing and now I want to settle in Tokyo and make myself at home!
As you may have guessed I love surfing, but I also love snowboarding, reading, drawing and learning. I love meeting new people and having fun conversations!
I’m looking forward meeting you all!
Hello there! Another one to be interested enough to click on my profile. My name is Dennis, and I’m a young, energetic traveller from Germany. I love to do sports in my free time, and I always try to keep a positive energy around me. For the last year I have been mainly traveling Europe. But recently I finally got the chance to discover the beauty of Japan! I would love to see Japan out of your eyes and to learn from each others values & ideas. Let us create lots of nice memories in good conversations. I’m looking forward to getting to know you!
Hello guys! My name is Chris. I was born in Indonesia and grew up there until the age of 18. Since then, I have lived in the US, China, Korea, and now Japan. I love traveling, singing, watching movies, playing football, and swimming. My resolution for the year 2018 is to visit as many places as possible in Japan. Come say hi and let’s talk about anything!
Hello everyone! I’m Gigi and I’m from Italy. I know what you are thinking in this moment! Let me guess….pizza, spaghetti, football ??? ; ) : )
I quit my job as pharmacist in Turin and I moved in Tokyo to enjoy the Japanese lifestyle.
I love sweets (especially when I prepare it by myself), books, gardening. I found peace of mind painting and watching Netflix at the same time!
I’m always curious and open to new experiences.
Hello Everyone!! My name is Luke and I am from Melbourne, Australia. This is my 6th time visiting Japan and I finally decided I didn’t want to leave and made the decision to make Tokyo my home. I love meeting and talking with new people, sharing stories, thoughts and experiences. I look forward to meeting you soon.
How’s it going?
My name is Melinda and I’m from Australia!!
I absolutely love travelling and Japan has definitely been my favourite so far! I also enjoy singing, cooking and anything that involves an adventure!! Come into LanCul lets chat away about all the awesome things in Life!
Hi everyone, I’m Martin and originally from the UK. I’ve been living in Japan for the last 5 years but I previously lived in both Spain & India and have lots of interesting stories and experiences to share. In my free time, I love movies, travelling, sports, music and really love to go out drinking and enjoy good food! I’m really looking forward to meeting everyone and get to know new people as I’m quite new to Tokyo.
Hi everyone, I’m Val! I’m originally from southern California but I came to Japan in early 2016 to finish my degree here in Tokyo. Studying and living abroad has been a dream of mine for several years and I’m very happy to be here and experiencing new things every day! I like talking about all kinds of things and I’m excited to get to know you!
Hi everyone! I’m Nati. I’m from Argentina but I have also lived six years in United States and eight years in Italy.
I love traveling, cooking, running and watching movies. I love spending time with my family and friends as well as meeting new people and getting to know about their countries and cultures.
I look forward to meet you all!
Hello！ I’m Vienna, it’s a pleasure to meet you^^
In Australia, I study a Bachelor of Languages majoring in Korean and Japanese. I am currently taking a year abroad to study at Tokyo International Business College. I love music, books, Korean Drama and walks by the river.
Don’t be shy and come say hi ^^
Hi guys! My name is Mariah（マライア）and even though I am from America I was actually born in China! I moved to Japan in the spring and I have enjoyed every moment of my life here. I graduated with a degree in illustration and I’m currently studying Japanese at a language school so I can work as an illustrator here. Aside from making and looking at art, I also love food, traveling to new places, anime, manga, and listening to music (especially kpop). I enjoy making new friends and hearing their stories and experiences! I look forward to getting to know you!
Hi there! My name is Amy and I’m from the US. I first came to Japan in 2001 and I’ve spent over 6 years here. My natural habitat is a local cafe with a sketchbook and my music player. I love anime, manga, and rhythm games like Love Live!. In addition to art I enjoy studying Japanese culture, sightseeing around Japan, and cats.
Hi! My name is Emma but some people in Japan call me by my Japanese middle name Mika. I’m part Japanese and was born in New York City but grew up in the Bay Area in California. I studied Philosophy at Columbia University in New York City. After graduating from university, I moved to Japan two years ago to teach English in Tokyo. I love playing and listening to music, writing, traveling, and long distance running. I’m really excited to meet and learn more about you, so please talk to me about anything!
Hi, my name is Justine and I’m half-Japanese and half-American. I’ve lived in various places in the United States including Virginia, Michigan and Minnesota. I enjoy the arts, especially drawing and film. I’m currently a student at Waseda University. I’m really excited to be back living in my favorite city, and I would love to hear about your favorite spots in Tokyo.
Hi everyone!! My name is Tony and I am from Sydney, Australia. I love Japan and all that it has to offer, especially the powder in winter, the dogs (shiba and akita inus are the best), One Piece (the anime), and, of course the food! I’ll never say no to yakiniku. I am a sports enthusiast and my favourite sports to watch and play include basketball, rugby (oztag), and soccer. I’m a massive gamer and am currently playing Overwatch and Fortnite. I look forward to meeting you!
I am an Australian and a first time visitor to Japan, trying to get to know its beautiful culture and friendly people! An avid traveler by nature (so far been 15+ countries), I am currently trying to explore all the prefectures of Japan and trying out the local specialties! When I’m not out and about I like to hang out and cook with friends.
Come over and lets hang out at LanCul! I would love to meet you and chat!
Hello, my name is Will. I was born in New Zealand, grew up in Australia however am Half Japanese and Korean. So a little bit of this and that. I enjoy music, fashion, good movies, art exhibits and exploring places. But I also love talking to others to find out new things. I moved to Tokyo recently to spend time with some family but also experience living over here. Pleased to meet you.
Hi! I’m Eugene from Singapore. I have been living in Tokyo for more than a year now and I find this city absolutely fantastic! My hobbies are music, rock music, in particular, guitars and soccer, but we can talk about anything under the sun. I can also speak some Chinese so don’t hesitate to converse in Chinese with me! I can explain slightly more difficult words and phrases in Japanese too so feel free to ask anytime! English may be slightly difficult to master at first but let’s have fun while learning more about the language! Looking forward to seeing you at LanCul!
Hi there! My name is Paulo and I am from Curitiba, a city in the south part of Brazil. I studied abroad in Canada four years ago and now I am here in Japan doing my Masters. I love nature, animals and science. My dream is to be able to help people in need through science! What is yours? I am also passionate about teaching, so if you have any question I will do my best to explain it to you! I am looking forward to seeing you soon here at LanCul!
Hi guys, I’m Charlotte, from Vietnam. I’m a university student here in Japan. I’ve been speaking English my whole life and now I’m going to an international school with friends from all over the world. Recently I was in a beauty pageant for Vietnamese girls in Japan. I also love exploring new places and learning new languages. Feel free to drop by and exchange culture over a drink! よろしくおねがいします！
Hello, my name is Sinjin and I have a passion for technology, business and traveling but also have some interest in cooking, Japanese history and I spend a lot of time with my two Shiba Inus. I’ve been living in and traveling to Japan for over a decade and really enjoy learning more about the Japanese culture, although I’ve traveled all over the world. Presently, I’m focused on advancing the Japanese business culture professionally and personally I would like to be a better breakfast cook ☺
Hi I’m Mariusz and I’m from Germany. I arrived in Japan recently and will be staying here for a while. I like Japanese food, quality Japanese entertainment like Anime and Manga as well as dangerous and exciting outdoor activities. You can talk to me about literally everything. Let’s have fun!
Hey everyone my name is Alex and I’m an exchange student from Colombia. I’m a very active person who loves outdoor activities and hanging out with people. I enjoy nature so you’ll usually find me wandering in a forest or diving in deep waters. Trough some of my travels I’ve been able to discover the astounding beauty hidden in the corners of this world, be it the Amazon jungle in South America, or the Gobi desert in China. As of now I’m studying Global Environmental Studies focusing in water resource management and sustainability. Being in Japan has been an amazing ride, filled with ups and downs, but hey, who hasn’t experienced the rollercoaster of life. Well as you might know in Colombia we wake up to the aroma of coffee, so I’d say for me the coffee culture goes beyond the regular morning coffee; it’s a lifestyle. Sounds like I’m promoting a coffee brand or something, haha, but seriously there’s nothing like having a hot cup of coffee in good company.
My name is Aneta and I am from the country of art, classical music and beer – Czech Republic! I have been living in Tokyo for one year now and it has been the biggest adventure of my life so far. I love to explore the culture and I love to talk to Japanese people.
Excited to meet you all!
Hi everyone! I am an American who grew up here in Tokyo, but have lived all over the place. I like to run, play and watch basketball, and learn new things! I’m looking forward to speaking with you.
My name is Erika and I’m from Budapest, Hungary. I moved to Tokyo only a few weeks ago, this is my second time in Japan. I like reading, watching movies, listening to music and traveling. I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things.
Hi, my name is Liam, I have only been in Japan since April 2018. I’m currently studying Japanese language. I enjoy going out for drinks with friends and eating all types of food. My hobby is cars, I love cars and enjoy fixing broken cars. I look forward to meeting everyone!
Fala galera, I´m Vini from Curitiba, Brazil. The reason why I´m in Japan is because I wanna explore the country of my grandparents and make music here. As I graduated in a music college, I have the dream of becoming a big musician in the future. After graduation, I asked to myself several times:”why not going to Japan and trying to achieve my goals there, instead of Brazil?” The world is very big and I have a lot to learn from it, so here I am, aiming to make my dreams come true. I hope we can have great times together. How about a culture exchange with Brazil? I´m looking forward to it!
I’m an Indian who loves the Japanese culture. It is very interesting to me how Japanese people treat each other with so much respect and mindfulness. I’ve been living in Japan since November 2017 and I’m also learning Japanese. I completed my masters from the UK and absolutely enjoyed my time there. I enjoy exchanging stories and having meaningful conversations. And I’m very excited to know more about you.
Hello!!! My name is Rachele.
I come from Italy, but I have also lived in France, Belgium, and I have spent the last 12 years in the UK before moving to Japan to learn the language and experience life in Tokyo.
When I was little I read “The Million”, a book I fell in love with, in which Marco Polo narrated his travels in Asia. It inspired me to read more, travel, and learn about cultures. I love visiting new countries, especially countries rich in history, meeting new friends and experiencing traditional customs, events and local food.
I am a very active person, I enjoy the outdoors, yoga, tennis and horse riding but I also love watching movies, reading books and cooking.
In my free time you can always find me eating sweets and drinking coffee!
I can’t wait to meet you and learn more about you all, come see me and say Hi 🙂
My name is Maddie and I am from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I was raised as a trilingual child, as my family has Chinese origin, so I can speak Vietnamese, Cantonese and English. This is also why I really love learning about new languages and different cultures around the world.
I really like traveling, fashion, art, reading and listening to music.
Looking forward to meeting and talking with you all!
Ciao! My name is Carlotta, but you can call me Lotta. I’m from Rome, Italy. I majored in Japanese language, culture and history, and I’ve been a big language enthusiast my whole life. I love learning new things, baking, traveling, movies and good old rock ‘n’ roll.
I’m also a huge food and dinosaurs lover.
When I’m not studying you can find me in a cafe eating some huge pancakes!
I’m looking forward to meet and talk to you all! 🙂
Hi, I’m Angie! I was born in the Philippines, but, when I was seven, I moved to Singapore, where I lived for eleven years of my life. Feeling that the tiny island of Singapore was too small for my dreams and aspirations, I decided to leave the comfort of home and venture out to Tokyo– I haven’t regretted my decision ever since. I’m currently studying at political science in Tokyo at 上智大学. I love art, architecture, food and traveling. Looking forward to meeting all of you!
Thank you for reading my introduction! My name is Fuad Olajuwon and I’m from the Great State of Texas. Well, that’s how we refer to ourselves! Having been in Japan for more than 3 years, my interests include, martial arts, reading about international politics, writing, and speaking with you! When not saving money for graduate school, you can find me in the nearest yokocho alleyway or training to one day fight in the Budokan. It would be a pleasure to meet you and I look forward to sharing some good times together.
Hello! I am Astia from a tropical country named Indonesia. If you have no idea where Indonesia is, just try to remember Bali (some people know Bali more than Indonesia T.T). But I am originally from Borneo and used to live with crocodiles, monkeys, and mosquitoes. I am doing my masters here and have been living in Japan for 1 year, still have 1 year left, hopefully more. I really do love traveling and drawing! Also interested in movies, games (only some), and music. One more thing, coffee maniac!
Hello, everyone! I am originally from Ecuador and I used to live in New York for over 11 years before moving to Tokyo. I came to do my masters in architecture and I am planning to stay here. I love Japan. I know the struggle of learning a language since I learned English for many years and now Japanese. I am very kind, clear and patient when talking in English.
Hi everyone people call me Yuyu I’m originally from Chicago, and now attending university here in Tokyo, you will often find me attending Live music events because it is my passion. Ever since coming to Tokyo for the first time, I completely fell in love with the city, because of its colorful uniqueness, such as with its edgy fashion, delicious food, and kind people.
Hi there! My name is Mireille (ミラル). I was born and raised in South Africa but have travelled to many other countries. I’ve lived in the quiet countryside town of Kakegawa, Shizuoka for 5 years before moving to Tokyo.
I have a wide variety of interests. I love art and enjoy going to art exhibitions, painting watercolours and illustrating. I enjoy keeping fit by going to the gym or snowboarding in winter. I’m always cooking delicious (yet healthy) foods as well as baking breads and cakes. I’m a coffee fanatic but you’ll also find me sipping a cup of Rooibos or Japanese green tea.
I have a been learning Japanese tea ceremony for some time and love matcha as well as wagashi (yum!!!).
Come over for a chat, I’d love to get to know you better!
Hey Folks! I’m fresh off the boat (so to speak) from Canada, here for an adventure! I’ve always loved Japanese culture and cuisine, and when I saw the Working Holiday visa, I jumped at the chance! So why not stop by for a spell and say hello?
Hi everyone, I’m Ron and I’m from the Philippines. I am a veterinarian but it didn’t stop me from venturing out and trying to explore some parts of the world. I love to travel and enjoy food from different parts of the world. I am looking forward to seeing and meeting all of you very soon.
Yes yes you guessed it correctly, I’m from the country of … chocolate and beer! Back in Belgium I’ve played soccer with my friends for over 10 years. So many good memories! Besides soccer and my afro hair, I also love traveling, fashion and music. In my free time I like to go out and joke with my friends and listen to my grandmother’s stories. It’s always so much fun. My family also has two pets but they’re neither dogs nor cats … it’s a chicken and a horse! So what are you waiting for? Come join me at LanCul. I wanna talk to you!
Let the fun begin ;D
Hello Everyone! This is Simon from California. I have been living in Tokyo with my Japanese wife and our lovely cat for about 2 years now and I love the culture and life style here! My hobbies are cooking, gaming, exercising but most of all I love communicating with people! Hope I can tell you a wonderful story in person!
Hey everyone! My name is Adam but most people call me adzy. I’m from Perth, Western Australia.
At the start of 2018, i decided to do something different with my life and I came to Japan to start a new life in TOKYO. I absolutely LOVE animals and I seriously think that the Shiba Inu is the cutest dog in the world! I also like sports, making new friends and music. My favorite Japanese artist is Sakanaction.
I really want to learn and listen to people’s stories and I can’t wait to hear yours. See you soon!