Living in Japan

Survey ranks Tokyo as the most desirable Japanese prefecture to live in, bumping Kanagawa to #2

Top 10 results reveal the special places around Japan that people most want to live in.

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Japan has a cat real estate agency, where every apartment lets you and your kitty live together!

No need to ask “Are pets OK?” as long as your pet is a cat.

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These apartments are crazy-small even by Tokyo standards, and super-popular with young people

Ququri studio apartments offer just 4.64 square meters (49.94 square feet) of usable floor space, but with prices this low, it’s all some people need.

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How much money do you need to raise a family with a “normal life” in Kyoto? Study investigates

Living with your spouse and two kids in Japan’s former capital sounds nice, but is it affordable?

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11 cheapest Tokyo neighborhoods to rent an apartment in show living here’s not an impossible dream

Think every apartment in Japan’s capital is expensive? Think again.

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Crazy-cheap Japanese apartment for less than 140 bucks a month comes with headaches every day

And sometimes those headaches will be literal.

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Is 150,000 yen (US$1,389) a month enough to live on in Tokyo? Depends what kind of life you want

That’s plenty for life in Japan’s capital, claims twenty-something woman, but you might not want to live like her.

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Five reasons not to live in Japan (as chosen by Switzerland’s perviest otaku)

Overseas otaku says he learned some things while traveling in Japan, but many say they shouldn’t have been surprises.

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What’s the best part of Tokyo to live in, and why? Survey gives the top six picks

Three in the suburbs, and three in downtown.

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Japan second-least attractive country for expats to work, survey says, but is it really that bad?

Japan gets average marks in one category, abysmal ones in two others.

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Tokyo is the safest city in the world, according to new study from the Economist

One other Japanese metropolis finishes in the top three.

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Stylish, green and eco-friendly modern urban village to be built in the heart of Tokyo by 2023

If there is one thing Tokyo needs, it’s more greenery.

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People willing to move away from Tokyo to be paid one million yen by Aichi government

Tired of the crowds of Japan’s biggest city and looking to relocate? Aichi wants you to make the prefecture your new home.

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Depopulation in Japan leads company to renovate two apartments into one huge living space

Innovative new renovation style creates the most spacious apartments Japan has ever seen. 

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How much do you need to earn every month for a “normal” life in Kyoto? Here’s a sample budget

Fantasizing about relocating to Japan’s ancient capital? Here’s what it’ll cost you per month, and no, a minimum-wage job isn’t going to cut it.

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Real-life Evangelion apartment in Japan is ultra-cheap, ultra-anime【Photos】

Floor plan and renter regulations allow you to accurately recreate Shinji’s lifestyle.

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The pros and cons of living in a share house in Tokyo instead of an apartment

Japan’s capital is seeing an increasing number of boarding house options, but is it the right choice for you?

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You could be renting this 300-year-old samurai era house in Japan right now

”Just about the best-condition 300-year-old property you’ll ever find,” boasts realtor.

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Tokyo has a share house for people who want to be pro gamers, comes furnished with gaming PCs

Live the life in Tokyo while pursuing your dreams of e-sports glory.

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Every night can be movie night at this awesome Japanese apartment building with its own theater

Stylish shared spaces let you go to the movies without leaving home.

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