Can I go to Japan before my tourist visa starts?

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    No? Why else would there be a start date on it, it it wasn't meant to be the start date?
    – nvoigt
    Jan 19 at 8:03

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No. If you need a visa to enter Japan, you cannot legally enter Japan before your visa starts.

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