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7 Oddly Useful Items from the ¥100 Shop

These hot items, remarkably only ¥100, are sure to improve the quality of your life—or at least make it a little more interesting!

Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 86 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!

Shoryudo Highway Bus Ticket

Save money on travel by taking a ride along the 'Rising Dragon Road' in central Japan.

Gorge on Tsukiji Sushi for as Low as ¥80!

Trying to find an inexpensive, yet high quality sushi restaurant in Japan's notorious Tsukiji fish market can be a bit tough, but we have found the best restaurant that won't hurt your wallet.

Kyoto All-Day City Bus Pass

Travel throughout Kyoto is a lot easier with this super-cheap bus pass!

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

Save More with a Willer Bus Pass

One of the cheapest ways to travel across Japan to places like Kyoto, Tokyo or Osaka, Willer Express has a great network of budget buses, including overnight buses. Take a look at their options before booking an expensive bullet train or flight.

4 Japan Bus Options That Won't Break the Bank

While traveling Japan by train is a snap, it can put a hole in your pocketbook after a while. Here are four popular bus options—both for tours and travel—that can save you money while taking you straight to the heart of Japan.

Hakone Free Pass

If you're into hot springs, we've got details on the hottest discount ticket to Hakone!

8 Ways to Do Personal Hygiene at the ¥100 Shop

You can do plenty of personal hygiene at the ¥100 shop. But while most cheapo products in Japan hold up pretty well, ¥100 hygiene tends to come with a few trade-offs.

5 Things to Do with ¥100 Udon or Soba

Like a famous cooking challenge show, today we will be working with a secret ingredient: ¥100 udon or soba in five different and inventive recipes that won't break the bank. So get your apron on and let's get started!

Design on a Dime: ¥100 Art Supplies

Being creative doesn't have to be costly thanks to the numerous ¥100 shops around Japan.

¥100 Shops: What to Buy & What to Avoid

Don't be blinded by that ¥100 tag, some things just aren't worth it!

7 Featured Snacks from the ¥100 Shop

¥100 shops are full of treasures, but some goods are special finds that you can sometimes only get from these discount shops.

7 Nifty Knick-Knacks to Keep Around the House

Once again, Japan’s ¥100 shops prove that they're truly on the next level.

Super Cheap Japan's Top 10 Fall Color Spots

Want to know the best, cheapest spots for fall colors in Japan?

Top 7 Electronic Gadgets from the ¥100 Store

Save both time and money with these amazing gadgets for ¥100!

Super Cheap Japan's Top Fall Spots in Tohoku

Places in Tohoku can be quite spread out, so if you're traveling through a number of spots in the area, a train pass or bus pass is your best bet.

A Cheaper Way to Get to Narita Airport

If you're traveling on a budget, you may want to bypass the expensive train and head to Tokyo from Narita Aiport via one of these two buses.

Build an Earthquake Kit at the ¥100 Shop

Japan is well known as a country prone to earthquakes. Prepare for the worst without breaking the bank!

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