My daughter lost her train pass. And she asked the train company to reissue her pass. The reissue charge was 1010 yen ($9.18 €8.49).

The following data shows the changes in the 18-year-old population in Japan between 1955 and 2016. Figure: Changes in the 18-year-old Population in Japan, 1955-2016 Year 18-year-old Population 1955 1,682,239 1956 1,746,709 1957 1,531,488 1…

I visited Kyoto last week and bought an illustrated local map. It cost 324 yen ($2.95 €2.72). It is fun to see it. Unfortunately other language versions are not available.

486,346 foreign people are staying in Tokyo as of 2017 January. The following data show foreign resident populations by their nationalities. Table: Number of Foreign Population by Nationality in Tokyo as of 2017 Jan 1. Rank Nationality Res…

My son bought his school uniform. It consists of a jacke, trousers, and a shirt. I paid 27,955 yen ($254.14 €234.92) for them. The image is a sample of school uniform

According to JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization), the total 24,039,053 visitors came to Japan in 2016. The following table shows the numbers of visitors by country/region. Country/Region Visitors China 6,372,948 Korea 5,090,302 Taiw…

In 2015, 100,635 students graduated from senior high schools in Tokyo. 67% of them entered colleges/universities. 18,500 persons were enrolled in other type of schools, such as a vocational school. 6,700 took a job. 7,300 had not determine…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of canvas shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of canvas shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 …

A mucous cyst developed on my daughter's lower lip. Usually a cyst on a lip does not cause severe trouble. But in her case, the cyst was a kind of big one and looks ugly. She had decided to remove it, and went to a dentist clinic to be rem…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of children's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of children's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Inde…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of women's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of women's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (201…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's shoes monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's shoes between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = …

My son, 15 years old, will become a student of the senior high school in April. Today he bought many textbooks at the school. It cost 27955 yen ($254.14 €234.92). The image is a biology textbook.

Last week, I bought a smartphone (HUAWEI nova lite) for 20400 yen ($185.45 €171.43). I have been using a Casio cell phone for 8 years. But my contract with a phone company will expire this summer, so I decided to change my phone. Image: HU…

My daughter, 17 years old, will become a third grade student at the senior high school in April. Today she bought twelve textbooks at the school. It cost 14355 yen ($130.50 €120.63). The following is a dictionary of sign language. She will…

According to the survey conducted by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, 90% of companies have their websites in the Internet, in Japan. Figure 1: The percentage of companies which have their sites Figure 2: The percentage of …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 17 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 16 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 15 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 14 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 13 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 12 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 11 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 10 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 1…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 9 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 9 …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 8 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 8 …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 7 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 7 …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 6 …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old girls' weights. Figure: Distribution of 5 …

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 17 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 17…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 16 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 16…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 15 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 15…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 14 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 14…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 13 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 13…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 12 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 12…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 11 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 11…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 10 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 10…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 9 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 9 Y…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 8 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 8 Y…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 7 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 7 Y…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 6 Y…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old boys' weights. Figure: Distribution of 5 Y…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of children's undershirts monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of children's undershirts between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 10…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of lingeries monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of lingeries between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 100)…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of panties monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of panties between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 100) Pri…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of brassieres monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of brassieres between 1980 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Index (2015 = 10…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's underpants monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's underpants between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year Inde…

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of men's undershirts monthly. The data below show the changes in the price indexes of men's undershirts between 1970 and 2015, if the price in 2015 is taken as 100. Year In…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 5 year-old girls height. The biggest cluster is 110cm…

In every April, students are measured their heights and weights at school. The government collects those data and publishes them each year. Here are the 2015 data on the distribution of 6 year-old girls height. The biggest cluster is 115cm…