Jan is a funny, intelligent, outgoing young man with smart opinions, but nobody knows this because he can't speak Japanese.
-Works at the sushi stall. Shigeru's roommate. Socks and sandals forever. German.
Has red hair, green eyes and freckles everywhere.
Jan was supposed to have gone to the USA in his work-abroad program. There was a mix up and the guy who was supposed to go to Japan got sent to the USA and Jan got sent to Japan. Ren got Shigeru to take him in as a roommate and while the language barrier is apparent it's going to be ok.
- His hobby is cooking
- gets really excited about Halloween
- says things like ‘totally’ and 'rad’ and 'totally rad’ a lot (when speaking English, presumably)