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Can you live in Tokyo on ¥260,000 a Month? Yes! — Work Here, Live There

Welcome to this installment in the “work here, live there” series. In this series, we pick currently open jobs listed on GaijinPot Jobs and give examples of various apartments that would be a great match in terms of rent, location,... More

What can you rent in Tokyo for ¥100,000 within 30 minutes of Shibuya Station?

Welcome to this installment in our series on “what can you rent for” in popular price ranges. Getting to Shibuya In today’s article we are going to explore options close to Shibuya Station. Since Shibuya is such a well-connected station... More

Where to buy used furniture and appliances in Japan

You’ve finally signed the contract and are ready to move in to your own apartment in Japan! Congratulations! Now comes another hurdle of furnishing your new place. This is, of course, unnecessary if you are staying at a furnished apartment... More

Best commuter neighborhoods for working in Ebisu!

Paths to Japan come in all different forms. Many people have the idea that the only way to move to Japan is through teaching English, but that’s not always the case. Would this job be a good fit? You can... More

What can you rent in Tokyo for ¥70,000 or Less in Nakano Ward?

Welcome to this installment in our series on “what can you rent for” in popular price ranges. Nakano Ward Tokyo’s Nakano Ward is found just west of Shinjuku Ward, offering residential neighborhoods with quick transportation into the city center of... More

What is the average rent in Chiba?

The overall average rent for the major municipalities in Chiba prefecture is ¥64,412 ($606), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜 Chiba... More

What is the average rent in Osaka?

The overall average rent for the city of Osaka is ¥86,970 ($826), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜 Average of all... More