money

Asahi Breweries to gift its over 3,000 employees with 30,000 yen each to eat out

Christmas is coming early for Asahi Breweries workers.

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Japan has stopped printing its current yen bills, Mt. Fuji only element to be retained in new set

A changing of the yen guard for everything except Japan’s tallest mountain.

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Can you use the fluctuating exchange rate and Japan’s weak yen to make some money? We find out

Our wannabe Wolf of Wall Street attempts to strike it rich with the volatile exchange rates.

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Major telecom company to give 200-yen apology payouts to 35M people

Now, don’t go spending it all in one place, folks.

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Dedicate your savings to your oshi of choice with this new buildable offertory box

Pay homage to your favorite character or idol (“oshi”) while building your bank.

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Over half a million yen in cash comes floating down river in Toyama【Video】

They told us money doesn’t grow on trees, but why didn’t they tell us it flows in aqueducts?

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Survey reveals the average monthly allowance of Japanese high school students

Students are also asked if they’re satisfied with the amount that they have to spend. 

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Saiki City accidentally let resident claim 1.3 million yen in gift certificates

Ask, and it shall be given you.

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Japanese town recovers 43 million yen in COVID money mistakenly sent to one man who gambled it away

Probably the most unexpected turnaround in an already long string of unexpected turnarounds.

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Man who gambled entire Japanese town’s COVID relief money arrested

The latest in a long line of slip-ups.

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Man who got entire town’s COVID relief money believed to have lost it all at online casinos

The Generals were due!

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Man who accidentally received entire town’s COVID-19 relief money vanishes

Recipient said “I will not run” and then ran.

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Town in Yamaguchi accidentally sends everyone’s COVID-19 relief money to one person

Bank error in their favor. Collect 46.3 million yen.

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Osaka woman gives foreigner Uber Eats worker fake money, thought he wouldn’t know difference

But he did.

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Japanese convenience store or Japanese supermarket: Which one is cheaper?

Popular drinks and snacks in Japan really do come with different price tags.

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Help us find the winner of a 1.2 billion yen Japanese lottery ticket from last year

Probably the worst piece of paper ever to throw out by mistake.

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How much money should you give children for New Year’s otoshidama? Adults weigh in

Grown-ups dish on the appropriate amounts of New Year’s money to gift depending on the age of a child.

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Osaka residents find mysterious cash gifts in their letterboxes

Strange occurrence has residents and officials baffled.

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That time a stranger gave us money on a Japanese train

We’re still not quite sure why it happened. 

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How much money are Japanese people willing to lend their romantic partners?【Survey】

Survey looks for answers to a very complicated question.

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