Does anyone know a major Japanese bank that doesn’t charge anything for receiving payments that are wired internationally? I thought Shinsei qualified, but apparently they are too small so they’re not connected directly to the international payments system. Although they don’t charge fees, their intermediate banks often do - basically just stealing money on the way through.
I’ve heard if you specify certain intermediary banks in Japan you can avoid this thieving, but I’d prefer a slightly less convoluted system where you could just receive funds for no charge without worrying about intermediaries.
Does anyone know if such a bank exists?