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.

Outfit & Gear_Prices

Umbrella for kids = 980 yen ($9.90 €7.42)

I bought an umbrella for my son for 680 yen ($6.87 €5.15) at Shimamura. It was a discounted price. The original price was 980 yen ($9.90 €7.42). Its diameter is 60 cm. The diameter of my umbrella is 70 cm. So it is a little bit smaller tha…

Wallet = 1000 yen ($10.31 €7.81)

My wallet was battered, so I bought a new wallet for 1000 yen ($10.31 €7.81) at Seiyu. It is the cheapest wallet in the store. Common wallets cost 3 times of it. ----- Today's temperature is 30.5 C. It is still hot, almost ridiculous.

Fancy pouch = 1260 yen ($12.99 €9.84)

My daughter bought a fancy pouch for 1260 yen ($12.99 €9.84) at Olympia in Ito-Yokado. It is a Rirakkuma shaped pouch. Rirakkuma is a cartoon character of a bear shaped stuffed animal. In the original story, there is an unknown person insi…

Backpack = 3465 yen ($35.72 €27.07)

My daughter bought a backpack for 3465 yen ($35.72 €27.07) at Olympia which is located in Ito-Yokado. She will use it in her private time. When she goes to school, she has to carry the school's uniformed bag. When she goes to attend basket…

Kid's shoes = 1990 yen ($19.90 €15.31)

I bought my son's shoes for 1990 yen ($19.90 €15.31) at Ito-Yokado. It was a discounted price. The original price is unknown. Its brand name is Shunsoku 瞬足. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan …

Men's sandals = 398 yen ($3.98 €3.06)

I bought sandals for 398 yen ($3.98 €3.06) at a hardware store Homac. Last year I bought the same sandals but they were broken shortly after purchase. Despite this thing, I challenged to buy spares. I have no idea how long they will work. …

Neck cooler = 598 yen ($5.98 €4.60)

My son bought a neck cooler for 598 yen ($5.98 €4.60) at Aeon. It makes one's neck cooler. How to use it; 1. soak it in water 2. wrap it on the neck 3. Vaporization heat is taken away from the neck. The temperature of the neck is going dow…

Men's pants (trousers) = 850 yen ($8.50 €6.54)

A few days ago, I reported I bought my pants. At that time I also got another pants for 850 yen ($8.50 €6.54) at Seiyu. This one is gray color pants. It is pre-shortened, too. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's h…

Men's pants (trousers) =1990 yen ($19.90 €15.31)

I bought my pants for 1990 yen ($19.90 €15.31) at Seiyu. Those were already shortened the length. It is not necessary to hem up the pants. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan 3 places (Saitama, N…

Backpack = 4935 yen ($52.50 €39.17)

My wife bought a backpack for my son. It cost 4935 yen ($52.50 €39.17). My son is going to a school trip this month. The backpack is for the trip. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan Hokkaido Jun…

Kid's pants (trousers) = 1690 yen ($17.98 €13.41)

I went to Ito-Yokado with my son and bought his pants for 1690 yen ($17.98 €13.41). Before purchase, he tried on it. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan Kyoto June 17 Soldier of Japanese army had…

Kid's underwear = 597 yen ($6.35 €4.74)

I bought my kid's underwear (Tank-top type) for 597 yen at Seiyu. ----------------------------------------------------- Today's headline of Japan Tokyo June 16 The suspects of yesterday's news reported to the police office by themselves. T…

Men's shoes = 3990 yen ($42.45 €32.70)

I bought walking shoes for 3990 yen ($42.45 €32.70) at ABC mart. In Japan, shoes' size is described in "cm", neither inch nor UK standard nor French standard. Here is a conversion table of shoe size. For Men Japan 25 27 29 USA 7 9 11 UK 6.…

Kid's socks for basketball = 735 yen ($7.90 € 5.93)

Kid's socks for basketball cost 735 yen ($7.90 € 5.93). These socks are designed for basketball activity. These are thicker than common socks. Its size is 20cm. Average foot size of Japanese women is 23-24 cm, men's size is around 26cm. If…

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.