You just moved to Japan. You paid an absorbent amount of key money and other fees, and now you’re ready to move into your empty apartment. Where to get all those things needed to make your place comfy and livable without going broke right off the bat? These secondhand shops in Japan, that’s where! Check out these affordable options for outfitting your new place.

Emergency Kit

As most of us know, Japan is prone to natural disasters due to its location near several seismic plates that can cause earthquakes as well as tsunamis. Whether it is Kyushu or Tohoku just some time ago, or Kanto and Kobe many years ago, those who come to visit Japan are naturally among those affected by these disasters. But what do you do as a foreign traveler when you are caught in a disaster? And how do you prepare yourself as best as possible?