Living Guide in Tokyo / RISE Corp.

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Living in Tokyo

Acquiring a Cell Phone Japan

Acquiring a Cell Phone

When a medium- to long-term foreign resident in Japan enters into a contract for a cell phone, the content of this contract and the paperwork required varies depending on the service provider chosen.
Using a prepaid train card – PASMO Living in Tokyo

Using a prepaid train card – PASMO

Here you find how to make the most of PASMO, a prepaid smart card known as IC Card.
Procedures at the Ward Office for Moving Japan

Procedures at the Ward Office for Moving

In Japan, when moving to a new address, you need to complete the moving-out procedure at the municipality where you created your certificate of residence, followed by the moving-in procedure at your new municipality.
Living in Tokyo | Utility bill payments Living in Tokyo

Living in Tokyo | Utility bill payments

What to know about the public utility system in Tokyo - water and electricity.
Things that will make you confused about a Japanese-style house Japan

Things that will make you confused about a Japanese-style house

Information about the Japanese lifestyle and housing facilities, deeply related to Japan's culture and climate.
Living in Japan: Musician friendly rental houses/apartments Study for renting property

Living in Japan: Musician friendly rental houses/apartments

What to know about rental properties, houses, apartments, allowing renters to play the piano and other musical instruments.
Driving a motor vehicle in Japan | Traffic rules Living in Tokyo

Driving a motor vehicle in Japan | Traffic rules

Things to know about driving a motor vehicle in Japan, basic traffic rules and road conditions. How to drive in Japan!
Living with pets in Japan: Things to know about owning a pet Study for renting property

Living with pets in Japan: Things to know about owning a pet

Having a pet in Japan requires the owner to follow some rules and regulations. Pet owners who rent a pet-friendly property need to know about requirements.
Wayfinding during an emergency: Living in Japan Information Emergency

Wayfinding during an emergency: Living in Japan Information

To be prepared for disasters at the place you live or stay, check the evacuation plan and ensure the way to exit the building.
Finding a rental property in Japan | Things to do and know for property viewing Study for renting property

Finding a rental property in Japan | Things to do and know for property viewing

If you look for a rental property in Japan, viewing or ‘Naiken’ is indispensable. The viewing helps you to understand the actual room size and layout as it is hard to grasp the whole picture just from browsing the room plan and photographs.