Japan Cheapo

Chris Kirkland
Japan Cheapo has launched! You can find it here

Japan Cheapo

It’s no secret that Tokyo Cheapo has been growing explosively, every month helping many thousands more of the hoarding Cheapos descending on Japan’s capital city. But lesser known is the fact that since shortly after we founded in April 2012, we have been plotting and scheming for total Cheapo domination of Japan…

So cue the cheapo plastic trumpet fanfare, for now we reveal our plans for JapanCheapo.com!

Japan Cheapo

Similar to Tokyo Cheapo, we plan to cover the basics like:


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  • Transport & Travel
  • Hotels & Accommodation
  • Things to See and Do
  • The (Cheap) Culinary Delights of Japan
  • Entertainment
  • Itineraries and Ideas
  • Totoro and Godzilla

Japan Cheapo

And of course we’ll be doing whatever it takes (including trawling through bins), to show you all the tricks and hacks for getting the most out of Japan on a budget.

Get on the Cheapo VIP Waitlist

Whilst we are busy preparing the site, you can get on the Japan Cheapo VIP waitlist by slinging us your email address!
Go To JapanCheapo and Sign Up


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