A photo of Japanese city traffic at night

The Project

Ever wondered how it would be to live in Japan?

In this documentary a variety of foreigners tell about their experiences, likes and dislikes. It's not a complete picture of Japan of course. You will see the country through the eyes of a few, mostly western, foreign residents, who have stayed in Japan between a few months and several decades.

The intention was not to try to give an objective all encompassing picture of Japan, but to let you experience it through personal opinions and experiences of different people. The interviewees had the chance to speak freely, within loose frames, about the topics of their choice.

A photo of Petri Storlöpare

The Filmmaker

Born in Finland, spent his youth in southern Sweden, later several years in Japan, and has now settled down in a small village in Swedish Lapland.

A self-taught video maker and photographer. From the first Kodak Instamatic to the latest HD video camcorder, photographs and movies have always been an important part of his life.