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.

Food_Prices

Cup sweet = 99 yen ($1.05 €0.79)

I bought a cup sweet for 69 yen at MyBasket. It was a 30% discount price. The original price was 99 yen ($1.05 €0.79). It consists of 4 layers of sweets. You can see other images of it in Google search, to see them, click here. -----------…

Soba (buckwheat) noodle @restaurant = 619 yen ($6.45 €4.87)

My son ate soba noodle at Aiya. It cost 619 yen ($6.45 €4.87). He also ate sashimi (raw fish) of tuna for 514 yen ($5.35 €4.05). soba tuna ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan Hokkaido June 9 Drun…

Pork cutlet with rice @restaurant = 1459 yen ($15.20 €11.49)

I ate a combination meal of pork cutlet at Aiya with my family. It cost 1459 yen ($15.20 €11.49). The plate consists of pork cutlet, rice, miso soup, "steamed egg hotchpotch", Japanese pickle, and sauce. -----------------------------------…

Bouchée (sweets) = 49 yen ($0.51 €0.39)

I bought a bouchée for 49 yen ($0.51 €0.39) at Seiyu. Bouchée is a kind of cake. It consists of soft sponge cakes and cream which is between sponge cakes. You can see other images of it in Google search, to see them, click here. ----------…

Drinking at a Japanese pub = 5000 yen ($49.02 €38.46)

Today I have been to a Japanese pub to drink sour, talked with my friends. I spent 3 hours at the pub. It cost = 5000 yen ($49.02 €38.46). We ordered the following foods. fried fish cake yakitori, grilled chicken on a skewer calamari, squi…

Ramen = 720 yen ($7.06 €5.45)

My son and I ate ramen for 720 yen ($7.06 €5.45) at a Chinese noodle shop named Nogata Hope. Ramen is a noodle dish. This shop's ramen consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a pork-based broth, flavored with soy sauce. It was ta…

Sweet bun with chocolate = 99 yen ($0.97 €0.75)

My wife bought sweet buns with chocolate chips for 99 yen ($0.97 €0.75). It contains 6 sticks. You can see other images of it in Google search, to see them, click here. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline…

Lunch box sold at stations (ekiben) = 750 yen ($7.35 €5.68)

I bought a lunch box at a train station. We call "lunch box sold at stations" as ekiben. This time I bought Kiyoken's Shiumai Bento (dim sum lunch box) for 750 yen ($7.35 €5.68). It includes dim sum, chicken, tuna, minced flesh, Japanese o…

Hot dog = 138 yen ($1.35 €1.05)

I bought a hot dog for my lunch at a convenience store. It cost 138 yen ($1.35 €1.05). I warmed it up for 20 seconds in a shared microwave in my office.

Kellogg's Frosted Flakes® = 288 yen ($2.88 €2.22)

My wife bought a box of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes® for 288 yen ($2.88 €2.22). Kellogg's Frosted Flakes® is cereal food for breakfast. Its volume is 258g. In Japan its product name is Kohn Furosuto (Corn Frost). The lineup of Japanese Kellog…

Sliced bread = 158 yen ($1.63 €1.24)

My wife bought a loaf of bread for 158 yen ($1.63 €1.24) from co-op delivery service. Usually this bread is delivered on Thursday and its expiration date is Saturday. We have to eat it on Friday or Saturday. If we could not eat it by Satur…

Hamburg steak with rice = 1134 yen ($11.69 €8.93)

My family went to a casual restaurant and I ate a combination of Hamburg steak, shrimp fries and rice. It cost 1134 yen ($11.69 €8.93). Both of my kids ordered Hamburg steak plate, and it cost 714 yen. They also took free refill drink for …

Tarte cake = 1800 yen ($18.56 €14.17)

I bought a tarte cake with caramel flavor for my wife's birthday. It cost 1800 yen ($18.56 €14.17). Caramel flavor is a kind of simple one, other flavor types are cheese, pear, berry, mixed fruits, and so on. You can see other tarte cakes …

Éclair = 79 yen

I bought an eclair for 56 yen ($0.59 €0.46). It was 30% discounted price and the original price was 79 yen ($0.83 €0.65). French origin éclair is now a popular sweet in Japan. When a shop decided to sell an old stock at a discount price, t…

One skewer of Yakitori (grilled pieces of chicken on a skewer) = 88 yen ($0.95 €0.74)

I bought several rods of them at Ito-Yokado. It cost 88 yen ($0.95 €0.74) per one skewer. It is a common side dish when people drink alcohol and it is seasoned with bittersweet sauce (soy sauce and sugar). We also have salty version of yak…

Birthday cake = 5000 yen ($53.19 €41.67)

I visited my parents' house to celebrate my father's birthday. We ate a birthday cake (20 cm diameter size). It cost 5000 yen ($53.19 €41.67). My mother asked a shop clerk to divide the cake into 10 pieces.

Bean sprouts = 28 yen ($0.30 €0.23)

I bought a pack of bean sprouts for 28 yen ($0.30 €0.23). We call it "moyashi". I boiled them and ate them with a ramen noodle. To make soybeans into bean sprouts, it is necessary to germinate soybeans under the darkness.

Dorayaki = 48 yen ($0.51 €0.39)

Dorayaki is a Japanese snack which consists of pancakes and red bean paste. The famous Japanese anime character, Doraemon loves dorayakis. It is his favorite. You can see other images of dorayaki in Google search, to see them, click here.

Boiled soybean 123 g = 145 yen ($1.54 €1.19)

I bought a pack of boiled soybean (123 g) for 145 yen ($1.54 €1.19) at Ito-Yokado. That soybean is from Taiwan. It is salty taste.

Milk pudding = 50 yen

I bought 3 cups of milk puddings for 150 yen ($1.60 €1.23) at Ito-Yokado. You can see other images of it in Google, click here.

Ring potato chips = 60 yen ($0.64 €0.49)

Ring shaped potato chips costs 60 yen ($0.64 €0.49). This is a small size version. The bigger size costs 90 yen ($0.96 €0.74). This is salty taste. You can see other images of it in Google, click here. If you want to know something about T…

Cream puff = 37.5 yen ($0.40 €0.31)

I love sweets, this time I bought cream puffs for 150 yen ($1.60 €1.23) from a super market "Ito Yokado". This set has 4 puffs. My daughter does not like puffs, so I ate 2 of them. In Japan, we call cream puffs as "chou cream". Chou is Fre…

Chocolate ice cream = 98 yen ($1.04 €0.80)

This small cup of ice cream with chocolate flavor costs 98 yen ($1.04 €0.80).

March 14th is White day. Chocolate cake = 98 yen ($1.03 €0.78)

March 14th is White day. This is the day of returning gifts. Person who was given a gift by friends on February 14th has to hand over returning gifts to the friends. On February 14th I was given small gifts from my colleagues, so I had to …

Mushroom shape snack = 100 yen ($1.08 €0.81)

I bought a box of mushroom shape snack for 100 yen ($1.08 €0.81). It has the shape of mushroom and sweet taste. Package Piece of snack A sticky seal is included as a bonus. Another version You can see other images of it in Google, click he…

Potato chips 60g = 100 yen ($1.08 €0.81)

My wife bought a pack of potato chips for 100 yen ($1.08 €0.81) from a consumers' cooperative society. This is salt taste. Volume is 60 g. You can see other images of it in Google, click here. If you want to know something, ask me please.

Apple pie = 850 yen ($9.14 €6.80)

My wife bought an apple pie for 850 yen ($9.14 €6.80) from a consumers' cooperative society. My family consists of 4 members, we divided it into 4 pieces.

Almond jelly = 128 yen ($1.38 €1.02)

Almond jelly costs 128 yen ($1.38 €1.02). Almond jelly is a popular dessert in China related region (Hong Kong, Singapore) and Japan. It is similar to a pudding. You can see other images of it in Google, click here. If you want to know som…

McDonald's french fries (medium size) = 270 yen ($2.90 €2.16)

McDonald's french fries (medium size) cost 270 yen ($2.90 €2.16). The following is a coupon ticket for McDonald's french fries. You can buy M-size french fries for 190 yen ($2.04 €1.52), if you show it at the counter. If you want to know s…

Yogurt with fruits = 128 yen ($1.38 €1.02)

The following is a cup of yogurt in which small fruits' pieces are mixed. It costs 128 yen ($1.38 €1.02). Its interior content is 200 g. You can see other images of it in Google, click here. If you want to know something, ask me please.

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.