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.

Changes in the Prices of Cuttlefish/Squid in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese people eat cuttlefish/squid and those are sold widely in Japan. 

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Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications monitors the price of cuttlefish/squid monthly. The following data show the changes in the price indexes of cuttlefish/squid between 1970 and 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 2010. The price is relatively stable in last two decades.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g cuttlefish (yen)
1970 25.6 22
1971 37.6 32
1972 36.6 31
1973 38.2 33
1974 62.2 53
1975 67.7 58
1976 76.7 66
1977 95.4 82
1978 104.3 90
1979 110 95
1980 101.5 87
1981 101.2 87
1982 115.5 99
1983 116 100
1984 118.5 102
1985 128.8 111
1986 142.4 122
1987 131.6 113
1988 115 99
1989 106.5 92
1990 112.7 97
1991 115.2 99
1992 102.7 88
1993 101.1 87
1994 104 89
1995 104.7 90
1996 106.1 91
1997 103 89
1998 113.1 97
1999 108.8 94
2000 101.1 87
2001 99 85
2002 100.5 86
2003 99.2 85
2004 101.4 87
2005 107.1 92
2006 108.8 94
2007 104.6 90
2008 106.3 91
2009 98.6 85
2010 100 86
2011 99.2 85
2012 100.5 86
2013 102.7 88
2014 111 95

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Source is Statistics Bureau. 消費者物価指数 (CPI) 結果

www.stat.go.jp/data/cpi/historic.htm

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000011288549

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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.