Japanese who move to Paris (that's in France) with dreams of elegance and luxury quickly become disillusioned -- apparently the French aren't very friendly! Who knew?
After a relatively short period of only three months or so, Japanese immigrants expecting to find a haven of civilisation and elegance instead discover a tougher existence with many problems dealing with the French.
"They make fun of my French and my expressions", "they don't like me" and "I feel ridiculous in front of them" are common refrains heard by the doctors.
The article doesn't mention one of the most striking differences between the two cultures: the Japanese don't surrender until you drop a pair of nukes on them.