"It's not a pre-requisite, our investment with the club is to help Luggy [Paul Sturrock] and help the club hopefully achieve a higher status in the table this year.
"If we can bring over players [from Japan] that exposure will help but again we look at this as more of a long-term process.
"It's not going to happen overnight, it's going to take one or two years and it's also a process of making sure that players we do bring over here we trial first and see if they acclimatise to Plymouth."
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