“Sometimes I ignore my questions, and I just take it for what it is.” says Eri, a Japanese woman. This has affected her academically, romantically, and in just daily life. What does she mean she ignores her questions? In this episode, we explore the Japanese conformity and collectivist culture. First, Japanese individuals explain why they follow the crowd and why they don't ask questions. Later we hear what it’s like to navigate Japan from the expats’ perspective.