CultureShock! Tokyo is essential for anyone who wishes to delve into the heart of what makes Tokyo and its people tick. This book enlightens readers on Japanese customs and throws light on certain ‘oddities' in the city such as the quaint-looking historical shrines set between high-rise buildings. Find out more about the contrasting faces of the Tokyoites, who on one hand are renowned for their polite and humble demeanour, yet can be perpetrators of the ‘Tokyo rush hour'. Settle in smoothly by using the practical tips provided including those for how to find accommodation, schools for the children and also how to cope with working in Tokyo. Delight in the variety and quality of food and anticipate all the cultural and travel opportunities the city has to offer.