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John

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2021.03.01 13:46

I have a culture question🇯🇵 I live in a condo (マンション) and recently

somebody moved in next door. I haven’t met them yet, but while I was out they put a present (hand soap👏🏻) and a message on my door. My question is, should I give a gift back?🎁 Or just say thank you when I see them?
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  • Yuki 2021.03.01 13:49

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    You should say thank you and hello when you can meet them😊
  • Kazu 2021.03.01 13:52

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    You need not to give a gift back😌 Just say thank you when you see them😊 Some people don’t say even thank you 😅
  • KAZU 2021.03.01 13:52

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    You don’t give a gift back. Because new neighbor give a gift . soap or towel and so on.
  • okei chan 2021.03.01 13:52

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    Just thank you ok☺
  • em8 2021.03.01 13:55

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    Maybe "thanks!:)" is enough?✴️
  • Manami 2021.03.01 13:58

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    It's ok you just say thank you. I think you don't need to do like that. But it's my idea and it depends on person!!
  • Minako 2021.03.01 14:01

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    This is a greeting. When I build a house as well as a condominium, I greet the neighborhood.
  • shioru 2021.03.01 14:07

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    You don’t need to give a gift in return but just say thank you when you see them. Anyway, you have a nice neighbor. Some people hate the relationships with neighbors. When I moved to my present apartment, I put a gift on the door for both neighbors. Next day, one neighbor returned what I put. I felt emptiness.
  • mk 2021.03.01 14:13

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    When you see them, you can say hello.😃 don’t worry you don’t have to gift back.
  • mayu 2021.03.01 14:33

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    Oh, that's called hikkoshi aisatsu, which is a greeting of moving in. It's a traditional custom. We usually give something being used for house chores to neighbors of both sides .😊
  • mayu 2021.03.01 14:36

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    So you don't have to give a gift back now. You should give him/her something like that when you will move to somewhere.
  • aya 2021.03.01 15:00

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    「ご挨拶ありがとうございました。こちらこそよろしくお願いします」の一言だけでいいと思います😊
  • John 2021.03.01 15:04

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    @Yuki OK, I’ll do it👍
  • John 2021.03.01 15:04

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    @Kazu OK, thanks for your help😀
  • John 2021.03.01 15:05

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    @KAZU If I give a gift I’ll give Maple Syrup🍁
  • John 2021.03.01 15:06

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    @okei chan OK, I’ll say thank you🙂
  • John 2021.03.01 15:06

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    @em8 I’ll try it out👍
  • John 2021.03.01 15:07

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    @Manami Alright, I’ll say thanks🙏
  • John 2021.03.01 15:07

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    @Minako OK, I got it👍
  • John 2021.03.01 15:08

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    @shioru Wow, somebody gave the gift back? That’s cold🥶
  • John 2021.03.01 15:08

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    @mk I’ll make sure to say hello😀
  • John 2021.03.01 15:09

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    @mayu OK, I got it👍 Thanks for your help
  • John 2021.03.01 15:10

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    @aya はい、わかりました。ありがとう😃
  • Saori 2021.03.01 15:47

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    Bring booze and drink whole bottle together that will be fun

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