We get it. Japan bad, America good.
Do you really think someone complaining about consumerism, capitalism, westernization, etc likes America?
I've still been to their country before, and I still plan on moving there and attempting to become a legal resident, but we'll see.
Before you do that, just go to their expat communities online to see what you're dealing with. I never understood why people want to move country to begin with except maybe to retire in a place with a warmer climate. Even if you don't like them, it is your homeland and your people, and forgetting even that you would be leaving all your friends and family behind for a culture that you could very easily feel very alone and ostracized. And i'm not just talking about Asia, even though there are jaded expats all over there. It's a very grass is greener situation I think.>>22
I believe it, but like I said it is rare outside of their spaces. It is mostly them trying to cope with their lifestyle because very few are happy with it long-term and feeling a sense of solidarity with fellow society-withdrawers is a way to do it. It also has a lot do with that sort of lifestyle being common in jokes and music so it appeals to people trying to be edgy. >>23
Again, that is due to the rules of communication. They are passive aggressive as fuck sometimes.
The only thing I will say about the whole moving to Japan thing is that I really like pictures of East Asia (not just japan) for some reason, I don't know why but it just comes off as very beautiful to me. Even ethnic enclaves in western countries can strike me.