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Area Guide Tokyo

Tokyo Area Guide / SHIMOKITAZAWA, Setagaya-ku

Live in the Neighborhood of Subcultures and Artists What’s the Area Like in Shimokitazawa? Shimokitazawa is often featured as a place for young people, vintage clothes, subcultures, small independent theaters, and authentic curry restau...
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Kanagawa Area Guide / TAMA-PLAZA & AZAMINO, Yokohama

Kanagawa Area Guide/ Tama-Plaza & Azamino, Yokohama
Area Guide Tokyo

Tokyo Area Guide / DENENCHOFU, Setagaya and Ota-ku

The Pioneer of All Residential Areas in Japan Denenchofu is a famous high-class residential area in Japan. Around Denenchofu Station, where the Tokyu Toyoko Line and the Tokyu Meguro Line run, the radial residential area forms a unique...
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Tokyo Area Guide / SHIROKANE-TAKANAWA, Minato-ku

The most Elegant Residential Area in Tokyo This page is a guide around Shirokane-Takanawa Station. Actually, there is no place name called Shirokane-Takanawa, and it seems that it was coined because Shirokane-Takanawa Station is just h...
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Tokyo Area Guide / TAMACHI, Minato-ku

Find Affordable Bay Area in Minato-ku Tamachi is lined with offices of famous companies such as NEC and Namco Bandai, and has many office workers. As the kanji for Tamachi indicates, this place was named because it was a town that stoo...

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.
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Kanagawa Area Guide / CENTER KITA & CENTER MINAMI, Yokohama

Kanagawa Area Guide/ Center Kita and Center Minami, Yokohama
Area Guide Tokyo


Comfortable, Local-oriented neighborhoods on the Toyoko Line Both names  Gakugeidaigaku and Toritsudaigaku, originated from “universities (daigaku)” which were located in the area until the 1960s and 1990s. What do you like about th...

Visa Renewal

Foreign nationals who have received a resident status qualification visa which gives them permission to work must carry out the renewal process prior to the end of the valid period of this visa.
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.