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.

All Time Best-selling Books in Japan (No.1-No.10)

A TV show THE MOST USEFUL SCHOOL IN THE WORLD introduced the all time best-selling books in Japan. Here is the list of those books.

 

No.1

Totto‐chan

written by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

Genre: essay, autobiography

5.809 million copies

窓ぎわのトットちゃん 新組版 (講談社文庫)

 

No.2

The Path: Find Fulfillment through prosperity from Japan’s Father of Management

Konosuke Matsushita

Genre: essay for business

5.2 million copies

道をひらく

 

No.3

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

J. K. Rowling

Genre: novel

5.1 million copies

ハリー・ポッターと賢者の石 (1)

 

No.4

No One's Perfect

Hirotada Ototake

Genre: essay, autobiography

4.793 million

五体不満足 完全版 【講談社英語文庫】


No.5

The Wall of Fools

Takeshi Yoro

Genre: essay

4.395 million

バカの壁 (新潮新書)

 

No.6

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J. K. Rowling

Genre: novel

4.33 million

ハリー・ポッターと秘密の部屋


No.7

A Great Revolution in the Brain World

Shigeo Haruyama

Genre: nonfiction, health care

4.1 million

脳内革命―脳から出るホルモンが生き方を変える


No.8

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J. K. Rowling

Genre: novel

3.83 million

ハリー・ポッターとアズカバンの囚人 (3)

 

No.9

Who Moved My Cheese

Spencer Johnson

Genre: business book

3.602 million

チーズはどこへ消えた?

 

No.10

Anglo-Japanese Conversation Manual

Kikumatsu Ogawa

Genre: handbook of English conversation

3.6 million

Published in 1945

 

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Source is a TV show THE MOST USEFUL SCHOOL IN THE WORLD aired on 2015 May 23rd. 

 Related Topics

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.