For expatriates, who work for small and medium sized companies in Japan, the start in Japan as well as the daily life are an interesting nevertheless big challenge. Bigger companies support the expatriate with a quite big local network which does not exist for smaller entities. Expatriates cannot find easy answers for their daily challenges. If they contact their supporting managers in Germany, they areoften missing the real understanding for their daily challenges. We know and understand these challenges; we cannot change them however we can give support to manage those problems.