Where foreigners in Japan are moving in 2020 — Ranking by Prefecture

Tokyo’s resident foreigner population shrunk by 4.2% from January to August this year, but Japan’s immigration lockdown was not the only cause. To be sure, tens of thousands of people with residency visas have been stranded overseas as a result... More

How to find a pet friendly apartment in Japan

How do I find a pets allowed/pets negotiable apartment? Use the convenient “Pets Negotiable” search tool on our site to show only apartment listings that have been marked as Pets Negotiable by the agent in charge! Pet friendly/pet negotiable apartments... More

Osaka Short Term Apartments – Where to Stay Near Umeda

Umeda is Osaka’s premiere shopping and entertainment district and the city’s busiest transportation hub. It’s almost impossible to visit the city or Kansai, in general, without transiting through this area. Today we’d like to introduce a great walkable neighborhood, Nakatsu,... More

5 Great Coffee Shops in Tokyo: Exploring Tokyo Neighborhoods

Coffee shops are abundant in Tokyo. From uber-trendy and posh third-wave coffee hangouts to old-school mom-and-pop neighborhood spots, you’ve got an almost endless amount of shops to choose from! Today we’re going to take a brief look at five unique... More

What can you rent in Tokyo for $500 a month? Examples of affordable living in northern Tokyo

Tokyo doesn’t have to be as expensive! Even for a big city, you can find convenient, affordable apartments that are friendly to first-time renters and young professionals just getting started in their careers. Today we’re going to highlight a few... More

5 Convenient Neighborhoods for Getting to Akamonkai Japanese Language School in Nippori

One of the best ways to improve your Japanese language abilities is to dive head first in complete immersion. Japanese language schools in Tokyo provide learners with great opportunities to make leaps and bounds in their language learning journey. From... More

20 Minute Direct Commute to Shinjuku Station: List of all 108 Stations and Apartment Listings

There are two important factors that will likely decide where you’ll live in Tokyo: your commute and your budget. With that information, you will be able to browse areas, neighborhoods, and stations much more easily and to get a pretty... More