Living Guide in Tokyo / RISE Corp.

To make yourself comfortable to live in Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Is a hanko no longer needed? – All about Hanko stamps and Inkan seals

Inkan and Hanko are equivalent to signatures in Japan. Here are all about those items that are still required amid the digital transformation.
Living in Tokyo

Tsuyu, the rainy season in Japan | Living in Japan

The rainy season in Tokyo is around from early June to 20 of July. Here you find about the season and how to cope with high humidity.
Living in Tokyo

Preparing for disasters – Typhoons and Heavy Rain | Living in Tokyo

The season that typhoons occur and approach Japan can be between June and October (through a rainy season to the end of the autumn.) For disaster prevention on storms, here are some tips for preparation and evacuation.
Living in Tokyo

Wild crows (Karasu) inhabiting the city | Living in Tokyo Information

In the breeding season between late March and early July, Japanese crows are so nervous around humans, sometimes have aggressive behaviours such as attacking people and digging garbage.
Study for rental property

Leasing of the non-resident owners in Japan | Master lease and Sublease Agreements

Tax-withholding, required in leasing commercial real estate from the non-resident owners/foreign owners, is not necessary under master lease/sub-lease agreements.
Study for rental property

Taxation in Japan: Tax applicable to the rent being paid by a company

If a company provides housing for directors on its board, some conditions are concerned with taxation, such as whether the floor space excluding the balcony/outdoor area is over 240㎡, and the accommodation includes luxury facilities.
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Rental properties in Japan | Paying tax on rent on behalf of a foreign owner

In Japan, renting a rental property from an owner living abroad may require tax-withholding when paying the rent.
Living in Tokyo

Riding electrically power-assisted bicycles (e-bikes) in central Tokyo

Things to know about riding an electrically power-assisted bicycle (e-bikes) in Tokyo, the traffic rules, and how to make use of it.
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Tattoo culture in Japan: Is it true that those having tattoos are not allowed Onsen bathing?

Are tattoos taboo? Denied Onsen entry? Here is an answer to the frequently asked question and the reasons behind the tattoo culture in Japan.
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Using a prepaid train card – PASMO

Here you find how to make the most of PASMO, a prepaid smart card known as IC Card.