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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.

Sports

What Professional Sport is Popular in Japan

Central Research Services conducted a survey about the popularity of professional sports in Japan. According to its 2015 survey, the most popular professional sport is the baseball. The data below shows the ranking of popularity. Figure: W…

Number of Applicants for Tokyo Marathon, 2007-2016

The following graph shows the changes in the number of Tokyo Marathon applicants from 2007 to 2016. In 2012, the application procedure and the qualified criteria was changed. Number of applicants for Tokyo Marathon 2007 95,044 2008 156,012…

Top 30 annual salaries of J.League (J1 division) players in 2016

J. League stands for Japan Professional Football League. It has three divisions, J1, J2, and J3. J1 is the superior rank division. The list below shows J1 division players who get high salaries. R Name P Club Yen $ Euro 1 Yasuhito Endo MF …

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…

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 …

J.League Club Payrolls, 2015

Japan Professional Football League (J.League) has 18 clubs in J1 division which is the superior rank division. The total payrolls of 18 clubs are 10 billion yen ($87.5 million €80 million). The payroll of Gamba Osaka is the highest. The fo…

Average Salary of J.League Players by Position, 2015

Total 516 players are registered as J.League player. Their average age is 26.51, and the average salary is 20,170,000 yen ($168,439 €154,845). The table shows the average salary of J.League players by position. Position Yen $ Euro Number o…

Top 30 annual salaries of J.League (J1 division) players in 2015

J. League stands for Japan Professional Football League. It has three divisions, J1, J2, and J3. J1 is the superior rank division. The list below shows J1 division players who get high salaries. Please see the second table for Dollar/Euro …

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…

Prize Money Ranking of Japan Golf Tours, 2014

Several sports news reported 2014 prize ranking of Japan men's golf tours. According to them, the prize king is Koumei Oda. He got 137 million yen ($1.1 million, 0.9 million Euro) in 2014. Table : Prize Money Ranking of Japan Men's Golf To…

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…

Attendance Number of Japan Professional Football League in 2012, 2013 (J1 division)

The following table shows the attendance number of Japan Professional Football League in the 2012 season and the 2013 season. It covers J1 division (primary league) clubs only. Each team hosts 17 games in a year. Sapporo, Gamba Osaka, and …

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…

10 Most Played Sports in Japan

Here is the ranking of sports which were actually played/exercised by Japanese people these days. Survey was conducted by Japanese Government in 2012. Rank Sport Sport % 1 ウォーキング・軽い体操 Walking/Light Exercise 35.2 2 ボウリング Bow…

Ranking of Sumo Wrestlers' Home Country

The list shows the number of sumo wrestlers by their home countries, as of 2013 July. Rank Country Country Number of wrestlers 1 モンゴル Mongolia 53 2 米国 USA 31 3 ブラジル Brazil 16 4 韓国、中国、台湾 South Korea, China, Taiwan 12 7 ト…

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.