Mr. 陳 楚鵬(Hong Kong、31、SE/Programmer)

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  • 한국어

Branched out in Sapporo (Hokkaido), Tokyo, and Nagoya City, company INDETAIL operates and develops applications, websites, social games, etc.  Born and raised in Hong Kong, Mr. 陳 楚鵬 now works in INDETAIL, and is currently responsible in the development and operations of any Hadoop-related systems. (JIKOPY)

Name Mr. 陳 楚鵬 (31)
Nationality Hong Kong
Company INDETAIL Co., Ltd.
Industry IT
Occupation IT Engineer
Location Sapporo City, Hokkaido
Japanese skills Before Japan:JLPT-N2
Study abroad experience (Japan) Yes
Latest education history University (undergraduate)
Work experience before Japan Yes (Less than 3 years)

Why do you want to work in Japan?

How old were you when you developed an interest in Japan?

When I was 18 years old.

Tell us about your interests and motives of coming to Japan.

Japanese anime and games.

When did you decide that you want to work in Japan?

When I was around 20 years old.

When did you start work in Japan?

28 years old.

Why do you want to work in Japan?
  • I wanted to live in Japan.

Tell us about your job search in Japan.

What was your method of job searching?
  • Searched on the internet and applied on my own.
What do you look for in a company?
  1. Location of the company and the work-pay balance.
  2. Interest in the company
  3. A company with good salary / welfare.
When attempting to get a job in Japan, what was your biggest challenge?
  • It is difficult to apply from outside of Japan. Interviews denied if not currently located in Tokyo.


Let’s talk about your current employment.

What is your main role/responsibility in the company?

I am responsible for any Hadoop-related system development and operations.

Tell us about what you consider important (in your workplace) and concerns you other than your job.

When you think you can’t do it, stay calm and gather your thoughts. Think ahead on what you should do then make the next step.

What is the appealing factor/attractive feature of your current employment?

There is a high degree of freedom working here (INDETAIL).

Tell us about working in Japan.

Tell us why working in Japan appeals to you.

I really like the Japanese way of life.

Are there any other struggles you are facing aside from work in Japan?

No, nothing particularly terrible to stress about.

Tell us about your job aspirations (Career developments) in the future.

To be a top-class technician for Hadoop.

Tell us about your daily life in Japan

What is your type of accommodation in Japan?


How did you find an accommodation when you first came to Japan?

Information from Japanese real estate websites

How do you spend the holidays?

Anything and everything, somehow.

Are there any struggles that you are experiencing when living in Japan?


ny words of advice for those who are interested in working in Japan?

If you are thinking of going for it, in all seriousness, do it.

More than often, things will end up well.