Not everybody is good with social interactions or conversations. Obviously, it's not required to interact with other wotas just because there's a bunch around, but it can make for a more rewarding overall experience if you do. If you're interested in some random tips for making some international friends, here are some pointers.

Selective Hearing takes a look at the BBC Four Documentary Tokyo Girls which explores the Japanese pop music industry and its focus on traditional beauty ideals, confronting the nature of gender power dynamics at work.