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Apartments to rent for less than ¥70,000 in Shibuya—June 2020

Make Hachiko your new neighbor with these affordable apartments in Shibuya!

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥40,000 in Osaka—June 2020

A spacious 1DK for ¥40,000 with two months of free rent? Guess we're moving to Osaka.

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥70,000 in Shinjuku—May 2020

Affordable places in the heart of Shinjuku, Kabukicho, and Shin-Okubo.

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What do Japanese Apartment Layout Terms Mean?

Confused about the layout terminology of Japanese apartments. Here's a quick guide to the terminology.

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How Much Is the Average Rent in Tokyo in 2019?

Learn why rent in Adachi Ward is half of that in Chiyoda Ward, why the size of your apartment might matter more than the location, and who's driving up rent prices in the capital.

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How to Use A Japanese Air Conditioner

Mastering the functions of your a/c remote is key to surviving in Japan.

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10 More Essential Items for Your New Japanese Apartment

Moving to Japan can have its challenges. Equipping your new home with the basics shouldn't be one of them.

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Japan’s ‘Crappiest Apartment of the Year’ Awards Finalists Announced

This year they've gone global.

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Japan’s Hilarious ‘Crappiest Apartment of the Year’ Awards Are Back

Is your toilet in your kitchen-bedroom? Kuso Bukken 2018 is accepting entries soon.

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What Is A Rental Guarantor And Why Do You Need One?

Looking for an apartment in Japan? You’ll need a guarantor. Read on for tips on guarantors and what to do if you don’t have one

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10 Things You Need to Rent an Apartment in Japan

Looking for an apartment in Japan? Here are 10 essential things to prepare before you start your search

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Avoid Large Fees By Staying in a Guest House

Be prepared to really get to know your neighbors.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone