The Most Popular and Fastest Growing English Language Website About Tokyo!

Helping Thousands of People Make Buying Decisions Every Day

In just over four years, Tokyo Cheapo has gone from zero to one million page views every month, making us one of the highest traffic English language sites about Tokyo.

What is Tokyo Cheapo?

Tokyo Cheapo is a super-local guide to the best value living and traveling in Tokyo. It is compiled with careful editorial control to ensure that we provide the insights and experiences that locals and visitors alike are looking for. Writers are carefully selected and content vetted so that readers have come to trust us. They expect insights and information that they won’t get elsewhere.

We have over 300,000 unique visitors and around one million page views every month (as of November 2016), and our articles have been shared amongst many of authorities on Tokyo and Japan including the Japan National Tourism Organisation.

Why should my business advertise on Tokyo Cheapo?

Simply, Tokyo Cheapo readers are more likely to buy.

Even if you don’t think of your product or service as ‘cheap’, if you think your product offers better value than your competition, then our readers are looking for you. The thing that separates Tokyo Cheapo from other sites is that our readers are in a buying frame of mind. You don’t look for things like cheap pizza or low cost rental cars unless you are in or will soon be in the market for that product or service. Our readers are constantly looking for better ways to do things. If we tell them about it, they’ll try it. So if you have a new product, this is the perfect audience.

Where Are Our Readers From?


70% of our readers are tourists planning their trip to Tokyo or Japan, and around 30% are foreign residents living her anything from a few months to many years.

What do our readers say?

reader feedback


Advertising Options

Promoted Listings – From 10,000yen

Quick Self Service Ad Campaign – From 10,000yen

You can place banners on our site immediately with our simple self-service interface on BuySellAds.

Direct Marketing – Get more customers using “Kitty Club”

If you’re simply after more sales, then we recommend running a Kitty Club campaign. You create a simple offer for our readers (e.g. “10% off if you quote Tokyo Cheapo”), and we promote it directly where our readers are ready to buy.

Banner Ad Campaign – Boost Brand Awareness

For maximum exposure, run a banner campaign across our network with up to 1.5million banner impressions, social media mentions and a slot in our newsletter.

Any Questions?