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.

Statistics of Shooting Incidents in Japan (in 2012)

There were 28 illegal gun firings in Japan in 2012. Four persons died, 12 were wounded.

Pistols were used in 27 cases, a hunting rifle was used in one case.

 

Number of shooting incidents 

Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Case 139 104 76 53 65 42 34 35 45 28
  of which Yakuza 104 85 51 36 41 32 22 17 33 25

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Number of casualties

Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Killed 35 17 10 2 21 10 7 11 8 4
  of which Yakuza 24 12 6 1 11 8 4 3 2 3
Wounded 31 21 12 17 18 9 13 6 10 12
  of which Yakuza 18 9 3 7 5 4 5 3 5 7

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Source is National Police Agency.

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Tea bag = 268 yen ($2.65 €1.97)

I bought tea bags for 289 yen ($2.65 €1.97) at a convenience store. This set includes 25 bags in it.

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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.