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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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Most Common Surname in Tokyo

An IT company "名字由来 (Myoji yurai) net" researches Japanese surnames, and released their research about surnames in Tokyo. According to it, the most common surname in Tokyo is 鈴木 (Suzuki). Some of you might know a New York Yankees bas…

Top 10 Cat Names in Japan, 2013 version

Here are the most popular cat names in 2013 in Japan. Rank Name Name Number of cats possible meaning 1 モモ Momo 53 Peach 2 クロ Kuro 38 Black 3 ハナ Hana 33 Flower 4 チビ Chibi 32 Tiny 5 ソラ Sora 28 Sky 6 ミミ Mimi 25 6 サクラ Sakura 25 …

Top 10 Dog Names in Japan, 2012 version

Here are the most popular dog names in 2012 in Japan. Rank Name Name Number of dogs possible meaning 1 モモ Momo 52 peach 2 チョコ Choko 39 chocolate 3 ココ Koko 36 3 サクラ Sakura 36 cherry 5 ナナ Nana 35 6 ソラ Sora 34 sky 7 マロン Maron…

Top 10 Names; given to Japanese babies born in 2012

Here is the ranking of popular names given to Japanese babies who was born in 2012. Boys By Pronunciation (reading) Rank Name % 1 Haruto ハルト 2.54% 2 Yuuto ユウト 1.74% 3 Souta ソウタ 1.65% 4 Yuuki ユウキ 1.36% 5 Hayato ハヤト 1.27% 6 Ha…

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.