Mortgage and Revolving Mortgage | Real-estate transactions in Japan
Things to know about the mortgage and revolving mortgage loans, the difference in each loan type, and the registration/deregistration procedures.
Things to know about bicycle-sharing services in Japan | A guide to living in Tokyo
All about bicycle-sharing services in Tokyo, how to use and tips for making the best use of them.
Things to know about car-sharing services in Japan | A guide to living in Tokyo
Here you find all about car-sharing services in Tokyo, how to use and tips for making the best use.
On-street parking in Tokyo – How to use and the regulations | Living in Tokyo
How to use paid street parking spaces in Tokyo, and what to know for legal parking there.
How to use an hourly parking lot | Living in Tokyo information
Hourly parking lots available in the Tokyo area - types of facilities and the services to use.
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.
Japanese systems of measurement | Living in Tokyo
Japan uses the metric system and some other traditional units of measurement in everyday life.
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.
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.
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.