When foreigners think of living in Japan, they try to find an apartment in Tokyo.
But, in Japan many people are living outside Tokyo.
According to survey held by large real estate company, average commuting time (one way) is 1 hour.
They asked people who are married and working in Tokyo about their commuting time.
If you take train and ride for 1 hour, you can go to Saitama prefecture or Chiba prefecture, Kanagawa prefecture. These are neighboring prefecture of Tokyo.
So, according to this survey, many people are living in neighboring prefecture.
So, I want to say that please do not hesitate to find an apartment outside Tokyo.
There are many chances that you can find your affordable apartment in neighboring prefecture.
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