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.

Supplemental tuition fee at an elementary school = 14,810 yen ($151.12 €110.52) per year

In Japan, an elementary school is maintained by tax and we do not have to pay tuition fee. But, besides basic cost, we have to pay school lunch fee and supplemental materials' fee. My son goes to the elementary school. In my case I paid 14,810 yen ($151.12 €110.52) per year as supplemental materials fee. Here is the detail of it.

  Subject Item Yen
1st semester Japanese Examination paper 410
  Math Examination paper 410
  Science Examination paper 400
  Social study Examination paper 270
  Home economics Examination paper 290
  Social study Supplemental fact book 590
  Math Calculation training drill 490
  English Workbook 315
  Art Materials 280
  Home economics Cloth 600
  Home economics Cooking material 300
2nd semester Japanese Examination paper 410
  Math Examination paper 410
  Science Examination paper 400
  Social study Examination paper 270
  Math Calculation training drill 490
  Art Materials 920
  Home economics Cloth 600
  Home economics Cooking material 300
  Social study Bus fare for visiting Diet 1400
  Event Going theater 800
3rd semester Science Examination paper 270
  Art Materials 735
  Home economics Cloth 600
  Home economics Cooking material 150
  School trip   2700
    Total 14810

 

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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.