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Japanese-Language Studies

Japanese-Language Studies and Social Exchanges in the Community Communication...(Read more)

Multilingual Living Information

Chofu City Hall Chofu City provides information through its website. The webs...(Read more)


Moving out When you are moving out of your accommodation, please tell your la...(Read more)

How to Dispose of Garbage

Most Japanese municipalities encourage garbage reduction and recycling. Unless...(Read more)


Cities in Japan invariably have public bus services, and many of the larger ci...(Read more)

Telephone and Internet

Cell Phone New contracts for cell phones are handled at cell phone shops. Sin...(Read more)

Post Office

Post offices (which display 〒and/or JP mark) are conveniently located in each ...(Read more)


Electricity The voltage of household electrical outlets in Japan is at 100, a...(Read more)

Tax:Income Tax / Inhabitant Tax

Tax There are several types of tax in Japan, such as Income Tax/Inhabitant Ta...(Read more)

My Number: Social Security and Tax Number System

In this system individual numbers ("My Number") is assigned to each ...(Read more)