Living Guide in Tokyo / RISE Corp.

To make yourself comfortable to live in Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Takaosan (Mt. Takao) attractions | Enjoy Holidays in Tokyo

Day trip ideas for hiking and sightseeing in Takaosan (Mt. Takao), with easy access from central Tokyo.
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Okunikko resort experience | Enjoy Holidays in Japan

Okunikko, a hidden resort with easy access from Tokyo, is a place to stay for a summer getaway.
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Cost of buying a real estate property in Japan | The purchase of a house/condominium

Costs associated with a real estate transaction in Japan. Here listed with samples are costs to consider when purchasing properties - a house, condominium.
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Knowing about shrines in Japan – the manner and prayer services | Guide to Japanese culture

What to know about shrines - from the worship to praying, etiquette, and Oharai prayer services.
Things to know about property viewing

Rules on real-estate transactions in Japan | Jiko Bukken

Guidelines on deals of properties - rental houses, apartments, summarised about Jikobukken that dealing tends to be in trouble.
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Quake-proof capability of housing in Japan

All about earthquake-resistant measures required for houses and apartments in Japan, from quake-proof/quake-absorbing structures to earthquake preparedness.
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What is the red triangle on the window? | Japanese architectural design standards

A red triangle on the window indicates a fire brigade entrance, essential for some buildings under the Japanese building standards law.
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Japanese systems of measurement | Living in Tokyo

Japan uses the metric system and some other traditional units of measurement in everyday life.
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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.
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Convenience store is really convenient in Japan

In Japan, convenience stores are at every corner, more than in any other country. Known in Japanese as “konbini,” the country has approximately 50,000 convenience stores, with 7,000 of these in Tokyo alone.