The Drunk Salarymen – A Look Into Japan’s Drinking Culture

If you’re Japanese, work probably comes first – and you know what they say, right? Work hard, play hard. However, for many a salaryman – drinking is an obligation, not just a pleasure. Drinking parties (nomikai) are deeply ingrained in Japanese work culture. Larger companies may hold them weekly (when someone retires, when someone enters … Continue reading The Drunk Salarymen – A Look Into Japan’s Drinking Culture