AREA INFORMATION

 

Tokyo stretch in 2,187km2 consists from 23 wards, 26 cities, 5 towns and 8 villages including 9 islands. Most of professional workers from overseas live in central and south-west side of imperial palace. Top popular area for foreigners are Minato-ku, Shibuya-ku, Meguro-ku, Shinagawa-ku, Shinjuku-ku, Chuo-ku, Setagaya-ku, Ota-ku

We separate those popular areas in 11 blocks by similar surroundings and location as well as it’s habitant’s trend for life styles.

 

Area List

Hiroo Azabu Shirokane | Akasaka Roppongi | Aoyama Omotesando | Shibuya Ebisu Daikanyama

Yoyogi | Ichigaya Iidabashi | Meguro Shinagawa | Other Central | Setagaya Meguro Suburb

Denenchofu Oomori Ota-ku | Waterfront | Other Area | Yokohama Kanagawa

 


 

Hiroo Azabu Shirokane

hiroo azabu shirokane

>>Azabu
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 10,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Expatriates paradise with international supermarkets and eateries of every variety with English speaking staff

as well as school bus stops for most of international school.

One of most up-market residential district in central Tokyo where you can find luxury apartments rent over 1 million yen.

Arisugawa park is open 24 hours a day. Azabu Juban area next to Roppongi Hills provide both old Japanese local and new international shops and restaurants. Hard to find a house with garden in this area

This area is suitable for all expatriates.

 

Stations in this area   

Hiroo Staion on Hibiya line

Azabu Juban station on Nanboku / Toei Mita line

Roppongi station on Hibiya / Toei Oedo like

Shirokane Takanawa station on Nanboku / Toei Mita line


>>Hiiroo
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 10,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Hiroo area is stretch on the other side of Hiroo station from Azabu area. Same as Azabu area, International supermarkets and eateries of every variety with English speaking staff as well as school bus stops for most of international school is also at your door steps. Having Azabu area within walking distance from this area, you can also walk down to array of lively restaurnts

and bars in Ebisu area.

This area is suitable for all expatriates, Ebisu side is more suitable for young people.

 

Stations in this area   

Hiroo Staion on Hibiya line

Ebisu station on Hibiya / JR like


>>Shirokane
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 10,000yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Area with quiet residential surrounding next to Hiroo and Azabu area

This is the area you should consider if you are looking for a house with garden or an apartment at more reasonable rent

compare to Hiroo / Azabu area but would like to keep easy access for Hiroo / Azabu area (5 minutes drive by car)

for international supermarkets and meeting friends.

Good local and international cafes and restaurants are along Shirokane platinum street and Meguro street

This are is suitable for all type of people who like central living and relish the peace.

Rental in this area is reasonable for location and amenities. As the owner hasn’t expected to receive high rent till

station for Nanboku line and Toei Mita line open in 2000.

 

Stations in this area   

Shirokanedai station on Nanboku / Toei Mita line

Shirokane Takanawa station on Nanboku / Toei Mita line

Hiroo staion on Hibiya line

Meguro Staion on JR Yamanote / Nanboku / Toei Mita line

Akasaka Roppongi

akasaka roppongi

>>Akasaka
Rent range approx. 5,000yen to 9,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Business district with scores of places for eating, drinking and entertaining. It’s been Japanese tradition that

political and business decision is made over dinner at the restaurants in this area.

Enterprises and branch office of foreign-affiliated companies are in some of Tower building such as Akasaka

Park Tower, Akasaka Tameike Tower, Ark Hills and new Prudential Tower in this area.

Rental apartments are usually in quiet residential block next to entertainment area and Luxury condos for rent

with spectacular view can be found in this area.

This area is suitable for people who would like to be close to office and entertainment area.

 

Stations in this area   

Akasaka staion on Chiyoda line

Akasaka Mitsuke station on Marunouchi / Ginza line

Tameike Sanno station on Nanboku / Ginza line

Nagatacho station on Hanzomon / Yurakucho / Nanboku line


>>Roppongi
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 10,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

One of most crowded entertainment area in the world. Next to Tower buildings for the office of enterprises and

branch office of foreign-affiliated companies such as Roppongi Hills, Izumi Garden Place are lots of international bars,

restaurants and night clubs at wide range of budgets.

Most of rental apartments for expatriates are in those high-rise complex with bilingual concierge services

This area is suitable for people who like to go out for drinks after work

 

Stations in this area  

Roppongi staion on Hibiya / Toei Oedo line

Roppongi Itchome station on Nanboku line

 

Aoyama Omotesando

aoyama omotesando

>>Aoyama
Rent range approx. 4,000yen to 9,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Area of fashion with classy boutiques and cafes next to Omotesando area

Lots of sports facilities and jogging course are available in Jingu outer garden

Akasaka and Roppongi area is also within walking distance from around Aoyama Itchome station

This area is suitable for people who would like to live close to trendy area while having good options for exercise

and greenery surrounding

 

Stations in this area   

Gaienmae staion on Ginza line

Aoyama Itchome station on Ginza / Hanzomon/ Toei Oedo line

Finding good rental apartment and house here is very hard as number of residence here

is always few.


>>Omotesando
Rent range approx. 4,500yen to 9,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Trendy area with the tree-lined boulevard; one of most beautiful main street in Tokyo; said Champs-Elysees in Tokyo.

Selection of Cafes, restaurants and bars are varied and caters to almost any taste and price range however,

most of popular restaurants and bars are hidden on the back streets.

Up-market designer fashion houses are on main street of Omotesando, Aoyama dori and Antique street.

Teeny bopper boutiques are on Takeshita dori near Harajuku station.

At the top of Harajuku is the serene Meiji Shrine, one of Tokyo’s glories, and on the path to the shrine you can

stroll around the Meiji emperor’s iris garden which is stunning even out of season.

This is most hard area to find good rental apartment and house due to limited number of rental supply.

N.B. More rental houses and apartments available in Yoyogi area where is on the other side of Yoyogi Park

from Omotesando area at lower rent

 

Stations in this area   

Omotesando station on Ginza / Hanzomon / Chiyoda line

Meiji jingumae station on Chiyoda line

Harajuku station on JR Yamanote line

 

Shibuya Ebisu Daikanyama

shibuya ebisu daikanyama

>>Shibuya
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 7,000yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Big shopping and entertainment area popular especially among young people described as Silicon Valley in Tokyo

Much selection of Japanese restaturant & pub (Izakaya) to up-market international restaurants are here.

Shibuya Mark City, Cerlean hotel Tokyo, Tokyu Bunkamura has been developed for senior generation.

Shoto and Kamiyamacho in this area is known as one of high-end residential area in Tokyo.

This area is suitable for young professional.

Prestigious residential block in Shoto and Kamiyamacho welcomes executive family.

  

Station in this area   

Shibuya Staion on JR Yamanote / Ginza / Hanzomon line


>>Ebisu
Rent range approx. 4,500yen to 7,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Area to enjoy urban life. Variety of International and Local Restaurants and Bars are here.

Good residential block in this area are near Yebisu garden place and next to Hiroo area.

Not many availability can be expected within 6 minutes from station as commercial area stretch widely around station

This area is popular among young expatriates and couples.

 

Stations in this area   

Ebisu Staion on JR Yamanote / Hibiya line

Hiroo Station on Hibiya line


>>Daikanyama
Rent range approx. 4,500yen to 8,000yen / sqm average 5,000yen / sqm

Trendy spot spread around Land mark tower of Daikanyama address.

Up-market open cafes, restaurants and bars to the second-hand cothing stores can be found here.

Good residential block are near Saigoyama park.

Not many rentals exist in this area. People who like this area then look for their house in Naka Meguro area

(shown as Meguro area in listing page) where has quiet residential block but is steps to trendy cafes and

restaurants along Meguro river as well as lively local restaurants and bars

This area is popular among all generation

 

Stations in this area   

Daikanyama staion on Tokyu Toyoko line

Naka Meguro station on Hibiya / Tokyu Toyoko line

Ebisu station on JR Yamanote / Hibiya line

Shibuya station on JR Yamanote / Ginza Hanzomon line

Yoyogi

yoyogi

>>Yoyogi Park
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 7,000yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Greenery residential area next to popular Yoyogi park located the other side of Omotesando area.

Easy access for entertainment and shopping areas in Shinjuku, Omotesando and Shibuya however rental houses

and apartments are located in quiet block.

This area is suitable for park lovers and family who like to live in quiet residential area but would like to be close

to foreigner’s community.

 

Stations in this area   

Yoyogi Koen station on Chiyoda line

Yoyogi Hachiman station on Odakyu line


>>Yoyogi Uehara
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 6,500yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Popular beautiful residential area close to central Tokyo and shopping area.

Best residential area for expatriates family who would like to live in a house with relax atmosphere.

First station; which give you a priority to take a seat on the train; for Chiyoda line.

This area is popular for all kind who like quiet neighborhood with short commute to amenities

 

Station in this area   

Yoyogi Uehara station on Chiyoda / Odakyu line

Ichigaya Iidabashi

ichigaya iidabashi

>>Ichigaya
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 6,500yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Beautiful residential area with taste of old Japanese residential area. The location next to Iidabashi and Bancho

area where has British Embassy and French school Lycee Franco Japone makes atmosphere of this area

in European taste mixed with Japanese tradition.

French community has been created in this area.

 

Stations in this area   

Ichigaya station on JR Sobu / Nanboku / Yurakucho / Toei Shinjuku line

Akebonobashi station on Toei Shinjuku line


>>Iidabashi
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 7,000yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Same as Ichigaya area, some beautiful residential block with taste of old Japanese residential area still alive here

Along back street of Kagurazaka shopping street had lots of Japanese inn with geisha girls for entertainment like

Kyoto (Old capital of Japan). Selection of local to international restaurants at wide range of budget can be found here.

French bistro owned by native chef in this area is superior to the one in other area.

This area is suitable for French family and people who would like to have short commute to office as well as people

who like to feel traditional Japanese surrounding along Kagurazaka shopping street.

 

Stations in this area   

Iidabashi station on JR Sobu / Nanboku / Yurakucho / Tozai line

Kagurazaka station on Tozai line

Kudanshita station on Tozai / Hanzomon / Toei Shinjuku line

Jinbocho station on Hanzomon / Toei Mita / Toei Shinjuku line


>>Bancho
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 7,000yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

True central Tokyo on the map.

Same as Ichigaya and Iidabashi area, some beautiful residential block with taste of old Japanese residential area

still alive here. Close to the Imperial palace, previously the historic site of Edo castle, constructed by Shogun

Tokugawa in the 17th century, spans 284 acres. The palace features a spacious garden, moats, and beautiful pagodas.

Residents and visitors around imperial palace can enjoy this beautiful scenery from outside.

The road around the palace is one of most popular jogging course in Tokyo.

Walking distance to British Embassy and French school Lycee Franco Japone.

This area is suitable for French family and people who would like to have short commute to office

 

Stations in this area   

Hanzomon station on Hanzomon line

Kudanshita station on Tozai / Hanzomon / Toei Shinjuku line

Kojimachi station on Yurakucho line

Ichigaya station on JR Sobu / Nanboku / Yurakucho / Toei Shinjuku line

 

Meguro Shinagawa

meguro shinagawa

>>Meguro
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 6,500yen / sqm average 4,500yen / sqm

Area to enjoy urban life. Variety of Local and International Restaurants and Bars are here.

Good residential block are near anywhere over 5 minutes walk from station.

This area is popular among any generation from young expatriates and couples to Family.

Rental in this area is reasonable for location and amenities. As the owner hasn’t expected to receive high rent

till station for Nanboku line and Toei Mita line open in 2000

 

Station in this area   

Meguro station on JR / Nanboku / Toei Mita line


>>Shinagawa
Rent range approx. 3,500yen to 6,000yen / sqm average 4,000yen / sqm

Area with good commuting access with Japan’s special express train of Shinkansen, Haneda Air Port. New tower

apartments has developed in water front side of Shinagawa station but no local shopping street and houses can’t

be found there. If you would like to find your home in this area but don’t like man-maid island, Takanawa area on

the other side would suit you.

Popular among people with lots of business trip, workers in Yokohama area and financial district in Maruchouchi

area around Tokyo station. Tokyo American club temporary open in Takanawa while original building in Azabudai

is on construction for renewal.

If you would like to enjoy urban life in new high-rise with nice view, apartment around Osaki station would be one

of your option.

Some block near Gotanda station such as Ikedayama and Shimazuyama on the hill has been developed as

high-end residential area and suitable for family.

 

Stations in this area   

Shinagawa station on JR / Toei Asakusa line

Osaki station on JR line

Gotanda station on JR / Toei Asakusa line

 

Other Central

other central

>>Other Central
Rent range approx. 3,000yen to 6,500yen / sqm average 3,500yen / sqm

Area include Chuo-ku such as Ginza where is known as one of shopping paradise in Tokyo with almost all brands

shops from all around the world, Nihonbashi where has prospered as key junctions of trade in edo era (year 1603-1868)

and become Tokyo’s financial district today is separated in this area on our listing page. Some part of Chuo-ku and

minato-ku area near Financial district as well as new central Shinjuku area are also listed in this area.

 

Stations in this area   

Tokyo station on JR / Marunouchi line

Nihonbashi station on Tozai / Ginza / Toei Asakusa line

Shinbashi station on Ginza / Toei Asakusa / JR line

 

Setagaya Meguro Suburb

setagaya meguro suburb

>>Setagaya
Rent range approx. 2,500yen to 5,500yen / sqm average 3,500yen / sqm

This greenery residential area is considered as luxury residential area with good environment for children.

Many parks for children can be found in each block.

This area is suitable for family with children. Some area in this area such as lively Shimo Kitazawa and

Sangenjaya is popular among young people too.

 

Stations in this area   

Stations on Tokyu Toyoko line

Stations on Denentopshi line

Stations on Tokyu Ooimachi line

Stations on Keio Inokashira line

Stations on Odakyu line


>>Meguro Suburb
Rent range approx. 2,500yen to 5,500yen / sqm average 3,500yen / sqm

Same as Setagaya area, this greenery residential area is considered as high-end residential area in Tokyo suburb

with good environment for children. Many parks for children can be found in each block. Komazawa Park which has

developed for Tokyo Olympic in 1964 is in this area.

This area is suitable for family with children. Some area in this area such as lively Naka Meguro and jiyugaoka is

popular among young people too.

 

Stations in this area   

Stations on Tokyu Toyoko line

Stations on Meguro line

Stations on Tokyu Ooimachi line

Denenchofu Oomori Ota-ku

denenchofu

>>Denenchofu
Rent range approx. 3,000yen to 6,000yen / sqm average 4,000yen / sqm

Area name named as garden city. Denenchofu was built based on the rural city designed by a British city planner.

This special planned town provides beautiful streets with array of Cherry trees, luxury detached houses in variety styles.

Tama River runs beside this area.

Apartment is hard to find in this area.

This area is most popular area for German family with DTS student in Yokohama.

Family other than German also loves this quiet and elegant residential area.

 

Stations in this area   

Denenchofu station on Tokyu Toyoko / Meguro line

Oyamadai station on Tokyu Ooimachi line

Todoroki station on Tokyu Ooimachi line


>>Oomori
Rent range approx. 2,000yen to 4,000yen / sqm average 2,500yen / sqm

Sanno in this area has been known as another luxury residential area beside Denenchofu in Ota-ku. It’s hilly

residential block provides comfortable breeze and nice view.

Local shopping arcade stretch for 1 km from station. Big shopping mall is also on the other side of station.

Omori is located just 2 stops away from Shinagawa station. 8km from Haneda airport.

Luxury residences for expatriates family has developed for German family but the rent in this area becomes more than

half after German school moved to yokohama area.

This area is suitable for people who work in Yokohama but would like to be go out to Tokyo central on weekend as

well as people who would like to find spacious home at reasonable rent in the area close to work place in central Tokyo.

 

Station in this area   

Oomori station on JR line

 

Waterfront

waterfront

>>Waterfront
Rent range approx. 3,000yen to 5,500yen / sqm average 4,000yen / sqm

This area includes Chuo-ku along Sumida River and area beside Tokyo Bay.

Most of apartments are recent developed with amenities in developed site.

If you would like to enjoy nice view from your residence but wouldn’t like to live in gorgeous tower residence in

Minato-ku area such as Roppongi and Akasaka. This area would be the best choice for you.

 

Stations in this area   

Hatchobori station on hibiya / JR line

Tsukishima station on Yurakucho line

Toyosu station on Yurakucho line

Kachidoki station on Toei Oedo line

Shinbashi station on Ginza / Toei Asakusa / JR line

Mita station on Toei Mita / Toei Asakusa line

Tamachi station on JR line

Shinagawa station on JR line

 

Other Area

>>Other Areas | Lycee
Rent range approx. 3,000yen to 4,500yen / sqm average 3,500yen / sqm

Some part of Bunkyo-ku, Itabashi-ku, Kita-ku where are located within short drive to Lycee Fujimi Campus or

around bus route for School bus for new campus in Kita-ku (expected to open in 2012)

 

>>Other Areas
Rent range approx. 2,500yen to 3,500yen / sqm average 3,000yen / sqm

Area includes all areas which are not covered in areas in central Tokyo above and suburban city such as

Saitama prefecture and Chiba prefecture.

North part of Shibuya-ku located next to new central Shinjuku area,

North-West part of Shinjuku-ku including area around Waseda University,

South-west part of Shinagawa-ku, North part of Setagaya-ku, Suginami-ku, Nakano-ku, Nerima-ku, Toshima-ku,

and Ota-ku except luxury residential area of Denenchofu and Oomori area where has been developed with lively

local shopping street as middle-class community with easy commute to central area.

Koto-ku except water front area, Sumida-ku, Taito-ku and Arakawa-ku, Edogawa-ku, where has Tokyo’s old downtown

atmosphere,

North part of Tokyo including some part of Bunkyo-ku, Itabashi-ku, Kita-ku,

Suburban Tokyo outside of 23 wards including Chofu-shi near ASIJ,

are also listed in this area.

 

Station in this area   

Vary, please check nearest station and train information from each detail page of property.

 

Yokohama Kanagawa

yokahama kanagawa

>>Yokohama Kanagawa
Rent range approx. 2,500yen to 6,000yen / sqm average 3,000yen / sqm

Yokohama is second largest city in Japan. It’s unique history has made this city with international atmosphere

after American commodore Matthew Perry demand to open our port to foreign countries. After Japan Open port

in Yokohama, Foreign community area and China town has developed.

This area is suitable for people work in Yokohama area as well as family who would like to send their children to

international school with spacious ground for school activities in Yokohama.

 

Stations in this area   

Yamate station on JR line

Yokohama station on JR / Tokyu Toyoko line

Shin Yokohama station on JR / Yokohama Shiei line

Shin Yokohama station on JR / Yokohama Shiei line

Motomachi Chukagai station on Tokyu Toyoko line