Is Working in Japan Worth It for High-Skilled Foreigners?

The Tokyo skyline, as seen from Nihombashi
The Tokyo skyline, as seen from my office in Nihombashi

A little over three years ago, I uprooted my quiet European life, packed two large suitcases and moved to Japan.

Some of you may be thinking this is the typical Millennial story — let me reassure you. My move wasn’t a soul-searching mission to a countryside temple, I didn’t learn how to channel my Ki, and my calligraphy hasn’t improved an iota.