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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.

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Glue for rubber = 105 yen ($1.12 €0.88)

Toe part of my shoe was broke. The rubber sole has come off (peeled) partially. To fix it, I bought glue for rubber, then paste it between the shoe sole and the shoe body. The price of the glue was 105 yen ($1.12 €0.88). Glue Fixed shoe Toe

Disaster Prevention handbook = 0 yen ($0.00 €0.00)

Disaster Prevention handbook was dropped into my post yesterday. That free handbook is delivered by the local city official. The book describes an earthquake simulation, countermeasure against tsunami, fire prevention, first aid, counterme…

Kitchen sponge = 105 yen ($1.12 €0.86)

To wash my fish tank, I bought kitchen sponges for 105 yen ($1.12 €0.86) at a 100 yen shop. It includes 8 blocks of sponge. This is made by plastic. Vivid color side has hard surface and light color side has soft surface. I use vivid color…

Water cistern (fish tank) = 525 yen ($5.53 €4.20)

In order to keep tadpoles I bought a fish tank for 525 yen ($5.53 €4.20). Its size is 30 cm * 20 cm * 20 cm. It is made by plastic. You can feed small fish or insects in this tank. Frog is a common creature in Japan. I captured tadpoles fr…

Disposable face mask = 30 yen ($0.32 €0.24)

Yesterday, when I was in downtown of Tokyo, haze (dust storm) was coming suddenly. I bought face masks quickly to prevent myself from dusts. It cost 200 yen ($2.11 €1.60) for 7 pieces. When that haze was coming, most of us including my son…

Delonghi oil heater = 36178 yen ($389.01 €289.42)

I bought a Delonghi oil heater for 36,178 yen ($389.01 €289.42) from amazon.co.jp. It works with electricity, so heating power is not so high. It take one hour to warm up my room. Someday I would like to set up a gas outlet in my room and …

Toothpaste = 500 yen ($5.38 € 4.03)

Toothpaste costs 500 yen ($5.38 € 4.03). Its size is shown below. The left one is CD-ROM. If you want to know something, ask me please.

Weekly newspaper for kids = 500 yen per month ($5.38 € 4.03)

Weekly newspaper for kids costs 500 yen ($5.38 € 4.03) per month. Every Thursday this 20 page newspaper is delivered to my house. Its target audience is probably 7 years-old to 12 years-old kids. If you want to know something, ask me pleas…

Umbrella = 1000 Yen ($10.75 € 8.06)

An umbrella costs 1000 Yen ($10.75 € 8.06). I bought the following umbrella for 700 yen. It was a discount price. The cheapest umbrella costs 105 yen (one-tenth of the above). But those are broken down easily. A brush for floor cleaning co…

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.