Share House in Japan: Community and Privacy

We get how important it is to keep your personal space while living with others. Lucky for you, we’ve got some information on tools that can make your living experience in Japan even better: bulletin boards and messaging apps.

Let’s explore how these tools can help you find the sweet spot between community vibes and personal privacy in your shared accommodation in Japan.

Bulletin Boards and Messaging Apps

Think of bulletin boards or apps (such as LINE or Whatsapp) in a share house like a secret recipe that makes talking about house stuff easy-peasy. They help with low-key updates on announcements, events, or any short-term changes to shared areas, all while keeping that community feel alive without giving up your privacy.

They’re not just for leaving notes about what movie to watch; think of them as your way to smooth communication.

House Announcements Made Easy

Imagine this: You’re chilling with a cup of green tea in your share house, and suddenly there’s a buzz about an upcoming event or an important message. How do you stay in the loop without feeling like you’re playing a game of telephone? Enter bulletin boards and apps! Stay in the know about everything happening in your share house.

Events That Go Beyond Sushi Nights

Sure, sushi nights are awesome, but with bulletin boards and apps, you can suggest, plan, and join events that go beyond the usual. Karaoke battles, language exchange meetups, or even a group hike up Mount Rokko – there are as many options as there are ramen restaurants in Sannnomiya.

Keeping Shared Spaces Zen

Living in a share house means sharing spaces, but no worries! Bulletin boards and messaging apps let you make quick changes to shared areas without resorting to Rock, Paper, Scissors. Need some alone time in the living room? Just post it! Communicate without giving up your privacy.


So, there you have it – the lowdown on bulletin boards and apps in share house life. If you’re all about keeping things chill and communicating without stepping on toes, give these tools a try.

Looking for a Place to Stay in Kobe?

Are you interested in staying in a share house in Japan? We got you. Currently, we have available rooms for women in Share House Palette Sannomiya. You can also check out our other share house, Living Place Kobe Hanakuma. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!