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Being Neighborly

In Japan, it is customary to introduce yourself to your new neighbors after you have moved in. It is important for your neighbors to know what you look like, and they are likely to be able to offer you helpful local information. A simple hello and brief introduction is a worthwhile effort to make.

Neighborhood Associations

“Neighborhood Associations” are organizations formed by residents of the areas they are named for.

Neighborhood Associations support the following activities:

  • Events like summer festivals, seniors gatherings, etc. to promote community interaction.
  • Maintenance and management of Rubbish Stations
  • Anti-crime measures

Please register with your neighborhood association.


Community Promotion Division
TEL 099-216-1214
FAX 099-216-1207