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.

The Average Length of Japan Baseball (NPB) Games, 2018

According to NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball Organization), the average length of NPB games is 3 hours and 13 minutes (only 9 inning games of the regular season) in 2018.

If it includes extra inning games, the average time is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

The average length of MLB (USA baseball) games is just 3 hours (per 9 innings). So games in Japan are quite long.

Table: Average length of games by team in 2018 (unit, hh:mm)

Season standing Team Game length (9 innings) Game length (all)
  Central league 3:14 3:19
1 Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3:20 3:26
2 Yakult Swallows 3:19 3:24
3 Yomiuri Giants 3:09 3:12
4 DeNA Baystars 3:09 3:12
5 Chunichi Dragons 3:10 3:15
6 Hanshin Tigers 3:19 3:22
  Pacific league 3:13 3:18
1 Saitama Seibu Lions 3:13 3:17
2 Fukuoka SoftbankHawks 3:16 3:20
3 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters 3:13 3:18
4 Orix Buffaloes 3:06 3:13
5 Chiba Lotte Marines 3:12 3:18
6 Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3:14 3:20
       

Source is Nippon Professional Baseball Organization.

npb.jp/statistics/2018/time.html

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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.