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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.

Top 5 Popular Color of Japanese Gravestone

Color

An internet portal site of Japanese gravestone Hakaishi-navi (墓石ナビ) announced the ranking of popular colors for gravestone. Here is the ranking of them.

 

No.1 Grayish

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Grayish is the standard color of gravestones.

 

No.2 Whitish

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Whitish is common in Kanto (around Tokyo) area.

 

No.3 Black

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Black used to be a direful color for gravestones, but in modern era people does not care. Black became more common.

 

No.4 Reddish

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Red was also a direful color for gravestones in the old days. Now people think freely from superstition. Red became common, too.

 

No.5 Greenish Gray or Bluish Gray

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It is hard to tell what is Greenish Gray or Bluish Gray. It is almost gray. Anyway it is popular in Kansai (around Kyoto, Osaka) area.

The image below is Japanese boneyard.

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Blanket = 1600 yen ($16.33 €11.94)

My wife bought blanket via CO-OP for 1600 yen ($16.33 €11.94).

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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.