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May 13, 2019
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs

“Life in Tokyo: Your Guide” can now be viewed on a smartphone!

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has published “Life in Tokyo: Your Guide,” a booklet for new foreign residents which introduces customs and rules essential to living in Tokyo. The website introducing the handbook can now be viewed on a smartphone. Use this smartphone-friendly site to fully enjoy life in Tokyo.

Languages available

Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean

Image of the smartphone site

Japanese version

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Top page

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“Finances” Explanation on how to open an account

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“Inquiries & Consultations” Contact List

English version

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Top page

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“Public transit” Explanation on how to take the bus

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“Raising and educating children” Explanation on school lunches

How to access the smartphone site

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This project is part of the “Action Plan for 2020”.
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Community Activity Promotion Section
Citizens’ Affairs Division
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs
Phone: 03-5320-7738
Email: S8000224(at)
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