Furniture and Appliances

Japanese apartments are typically leased completely unfurnished. You will need to purchase all bare essentials, such as a refrigerator, cooking appliances, washing machine, bedding, lights, and furniture. Sites are in Japanese unless otherwise noted.

Second-Hand Items

Purchasing everything brand new can cost a lot of money. As an alternative, you may be able to find the things you need at recycle shops.

  • Hard Off - retail chain selling second-hand items
  • Gendai-ya - second-hand bicycle shop in front of Tokyo Tech Ookayama Campus

Rental Items

Some companies also offer rental furniture and appliances:

100 Yen Shops

Prices for daily necessities can be high in Japan. 100 yen shops offer economical alternatives and can be found throughout the greater Tokyo area. They sell a wide range of products for 100 yen (plus tax), including kitchenware, stationary, batteries, and clothing.