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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Top 100 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2017

The following table shows the top 100 annual salaries among NPB palyers in 2017. Table 1: 2017 Top 100 Salaries of NPB, Japanese Yen Version Rank No. Player Yen Team Pos. 1 99 Ernesto Mejia 500,000,000 L IF 1 19 Chihiro Kaneko 500,000,000 …

2016 Season Attendance Figures of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball)

The tables below show 2016 season's attendance figures of NPB. The figure means the number of sold tickets. It includes someone who did not show up at the game in despite of having a ticket. So announced number does not mean actual number …

What Baseball Team is Popular in Japan, 2015

Central Research Services conducted a survey about the popularity of professional baseball teams in Japan. According to its 2015 survey, the most popular team is Yomiuri Giants. The data below shows the ranking of popularity. Figure: What …

Salaries of NPB (Japan Baseball) Skippers in 2016

The table below shows the annual salaries of NPB skippers in 2016. NPB has total 12 teams. Skipper Team Salary $ Euro Tomoaki Kanemoto Tigers 120,000,000 1,087,440 978,000 Kimiyasu Kudo Hawks 100,000,000 906,200 815,000 Hideki Kuriyama Fig…

Salaries of NPB Saitama Seibu Lions Players in 2016

The table below shows annual salaries of NPB Saitama Seibu Lions players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 60 Takeya Nakamura IF 32 410,000,000 3,761,340 3,323,460 99 Ernesto Mejía IF 30 250,000,000 2,293,500 2,026,500 11 Takayuki…

Salaries of NPB Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Players, 2016

The list shows annual salaries of Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 58 Sarfate, Dennis P 35 500,000,000 4,587,000 4,053,000 18 Matsuzaka, Daisuke P 35 400,000,000 3,669,600 3,242,400 50 Settsu, Tadas…

Salaries of NPB Chiba Lotte Marines Players in 2016

The following list shows annual salaries of NPB Chiba Lotte Marines players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 54 Alfredo Despaigne OF 29 250,000,000 2,293,500 2,026,500 16 Hideaki Wakui P 29 220,000,000 2,018,280 1,783,320 6 Tadah…

Salaries of NPB Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles Players in 2016

The list below shows the annual salaries of Golden Eagles players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 8 Toshiaki Imae IF 32 200,000,000 1,834,800 1,621,200 7 Kazuo Matsui OF 40 160,000,000 1,467,840 1,296,960 14 Takahiro Norimoto P …

Salaries of NPB ORIX Buffaloes Players, 2016

The following table shows annual salaries of ORIX Buffaloes players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 19 Kaneko, Chihiro P 32 500,000,000 4,587,000 4,053,000 1 Nakajima, Hiroyuki IF 33 350,000,000 3,210,900 2,837,100 16 Hirano, Yo…

Salaries of NPB Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters Players, 2016

The list below shows annual salaries of Nippon-Ham Fighters players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 6 Sho Nakata IF 27 245,000,000 2,247,630 1,985,970 19 Hirotoshi Masui P 31 220,000,000 2,018,280 1,783,320 11 Shohei Otani P, OF…

Salaries of NPB Yomiuri Giants Players in 2016

The following table shows annual salaries of Yomiuri Giants players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 26 Utsumi, Tetsuya P 34 400,000,000 3,669,600 3,242,400 10 Abe, Shinnosuke IF 37 326,000,000 2,990,724 2,642,556 47 Yamaguchi, T…

Salaries of NPB Chunichi Dragons Players in 2016

Chunichi Dragons are professional baseball team based in Nagoya city. The following table shows annual salaries of Chunichi Dragons players in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 66 Viciedo, Dayán OF 27 170,000,000 1,559,580 1,378,020 …

Salaries of NPB Hanshin Tigers Players in 2016

The list below shows the 2016 annual salaries of NPB Hanshin Tigers players. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 1 Toritani, Takashi IF 34 400,000,000 3,669,600 3,242,400 54 Messenger, Randy P 34 300,000,000 2,752,200 2,431,800 18 Kyuji Fuji…

Salaries of NPB Yokohama DeNA BayStars Players in 2016

The list below shows the 2016 annual salaries of NPB Yokohama DeNA BayStars players. José López gets the highest salary again. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 2 José López IF 32 150,000,000 1,376,100 1,215,900 49 Guillermo Moscoso P 32 1…

Salaries of NPB Yakult Swallows Players in 2016

Tokyo Yakult Swallows belong to Central League in NPB. Swallows claimed the Central League title last season. The following is the list of their annual salaries in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 4 Wladimir Balentien OF 31 360,000,…

Salaries of NPB Hiroshima Toyo Carp Players in 2016

Hiroshima Toyo Carp is a professional baseball team in NPB (Japan baseball). The following is the list of their annual salaries in 2016. No. Player Pos. Age Salary $ Euro 15 Hiroki Kuroda P 41 600,000,000 5,504,400 4,863,600 42 Kris Johnso…

Top 30 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2016

The following table shows the top 30 annual salaries among NPB palyers in 2016. This year, 41 years old pitcher Kuroda gets the highest salary. 2017 version is Top 100 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2017 Rank Nama…

2015 Season Attendance Figures of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball)

The tables below show 2015 season's attendance figures of NPB. The figure means the number of sold tickets. It includes someone who did not show up at the game in despite of having a ticket. So announced number does not mean actual number …

Salaries of NPB Yomiuri Giants Players, 2015

Yomiuri Giants are a professional baseball team based in Tokyo. Giants are rich, and their team payroll is the second highest in NPB. The highest is SoftBank Hawks. The table below shows annual salaries of Yomiuri Giants players in 2015. N…

Salaries of NPB Hanshin Tigers Players, 2015

Hanshin Tigers are professional baseball team based in Osaka and Kobe area. The following table shows annual salaries of Hanshin Tigers players in 2015. No. Player Pos. Age From Salary (10000 yen) $ Euro 9 Murton, Matt OF 33 US 45,600 3,80…

Salaries of NPB Chunichi Dragons Players, 2015

Chunichi Dragons are professional baseball team based in Nagoya city. The following table shows annual salaries of Chunichi Dragons players in 2015. An experienced closer Iwase takes the highest salary this year. No. Player Pos. Age From S…

Salaries of NPB Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Players, 2015

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are professional baseball team based in Fukuoka city. Hawks claimed the Pacific League title last season, also won the Japan Series. The list shows annual salaries of Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks players in 2015. No. Playe…

Salaries of NPB ORIX Buffaloes Players, 2015

ORIX Buffaloes are professional baseball team in NPB Pacific League. The following table shows annual salaries of ORIX Buffaloes players in 2015. Chihiro Kaneko, who got most wins and best ERA last year, takes the highest salary. Unfortuna…

Salaries of NPB Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters Players, 2015

The list below shows annual salaries of Nippon-Ham Fighters players in 2015. Sho Nakata who got the most RBI last season in Pacific League, takes the highest salary. Currently Nakata is the cleanup hitter in the Japan national team. Shohei…

Salaries of NPB Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles Players in 2015

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles are the newest team in Pacific League, NPB. They were formed in 2005. The list below shows annual salaries of Golden Eagles players in 2015. Gaby Sanchez, a former MLB MIA/PIT first baseman, takes the top salar…

Salaries of NPB Saitama Seibu Lions Players in 2015

The table below shows annual salaries of NPB Saitama Seibu Lions players in 2015. Takeya Nakamura who hit the most home runs (37) in Pacific League last season, takes the highest salary. No. Player Pos. Age From Salary (10000 yen) $ Euro 6…

Salaries of NPB Yakult Swallows Players in 2015

Tokyo Yakult Swallows belong to Central League in NPB. Poor Swallows spent 2 consecutive years in last place in the league. The players cannot expect salary raise much. Wladimir Balentien who has the single-season home run record (60) in N…

Salaries of NPB Chiba Lotte Marines Players in 2015

The following list shows annual salaries of NPB Chiba Lotte Marines players in 2015. Cuban outfielder Despaigne takes the highest salary this year. Since 2014, Cuban players can work in Japan legally. Despaigne plays in Cuba in winter, and…

Salaries of NPB Yokohama DeNA BayStars Players in 2015

The list below shows the annual salaries of NPB Yokohama DeNA BayStars players. Before the 2015 season, Cuban IF Yulieski Gourriel who played in Yokohama last season, made a 350 billion yen ($ 3 million) contract for the 2015 season with t…

Salaries of NPB Hiroshima Toyo Carp Players in 2015

Hiroshima Toyo Carp is a professional baseball team in NPB (Japan baseball). The following is the list of their annual salaries in 2015. Kuroda, a former New York Yankees pitcher, re-joined the team this season, and he gets the highest sal…

Retired Numbers in NPB (Japan Baseball)

As of 2017 Jan, NPB (Japan professional baseball) has retired 17 numbers. The following is the list of retired numbers. Team No. Player Position Set on yyyy/mm/dd Yomiuri Giants 1 Sadaharu Oh 1B 1989/3/16 Yomiuri Giants 3 Shigeo Nagashima …

Top 40 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2015

This year, Giants infielder Shinnosuke Abe will get the highest salary again (510 million yen = $4,266,150 = €3,765,840). He was converted from catcher to infielder. Buffaloes pitcher Chihiro Kaneko who got most wins and best ERA last year…

2014 Season Attendance Figures of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball)

Yesterday, NPB 2014 season ended up. The tables below show this season's attendance figure of NPB. The figure means the number of sold tickets. It includes someone who did not show up at the game in despite of having a ticket. So, the anno…

Attendance Figures of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) by Year

Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) releases the total attendance of baseball games every year. The following table shows the total attendance of NPB games from 1950 to 2013. Figure : Average attendance of a baseball game by year Pacific Le…

Top 30 salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) players in 2014

To see 2015 version, click "Top 40 Salaries of NPB Players in 2015". 2016 version is Top 30 Salaries of NPB (Japan Professional Baseball) Players in 2016 The following shows the 2014 salaries for the top 30 NPB (Japan Professional Baseball…

Contract Money for Drafted Baseball Players (of Japan Professional Baseball) in 2013

The following shows "contract money", "salary", and "incentive" in terms of the drafted baseball players who were picked in 2013. There are two tables, the first one is by Japanese Yen, the second table is by US$. *a in the table means "ro…

Attendance Number of Japan Professional Baseball 2013

To see 2014 season version, click "2014 Season Attendance Figures of NPB". The following shows number of attendees which each host team got in the 2013 season. Japanese baseball organization Nippon Professional Baseball has 12 teams in 2 l…

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.