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Subscribe to The Japan News for ¥3,665 per month

The Japan NewsThe Japan News, published by The Yomiuri Shimbun—Japan’s largest and most influential newspaper—has an attractive, easy-to-read layout, with lively page design, making The Japan News a newspaper that can compete with the world's best.

At ¥3,665 per calendar month, The Japan News offers the best value of any English-language daily in Japan.


Ordering online

  • Application for subscription (English)
  • お申込みフォーム (日本語)

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    Ordering by phone

    0120-43-1159 (toll free)
    Ordering by Fax
    (03) 3216-4145

    Customer service desk hours: Mon.-Sat.: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    (Closed on Sun., national holidays and from Dec. 28 to Jan. 4.)

    Subscription and delivery inquiries also can be made at any Yomiuri Shimbun agent.

    Please note the following conditions for subscription:

    • The cost of a subscription is ¥3,665 per calendar month.
    • Subscriptions are for delivery in Japan only. (Please see the section For subscriptions outside Japan for overseas subscriptions.)
    • Please send your subscription request at least two days before you want delivery to begin.
    • The minimum subscription period is one full calendar month. If your subscription begins from the middle of the month, the minimum subscription period is until the end of the following month.
    • An agent from your local Yomiuri Delivery Center will collect each month's payment at the end of that month.
    • A subscription of at least six months is required before readers can use our automatic bank debit system to pay the monthly subscription fee. (Applications for automatic bank transfer take about two months to process.)

    For subscriptions outside Japan:

    Please contact Overseas Courier Service (OCS) at 81-3-5476-8131 or e-mail subs@ocs.co.jp. OCS will provide the total subscription fee, including shipping costs, and arrange delivery.

    Notice to subscribers:

    • All personal information provided on the subscription application form will be kept by The Yomiuri Shimbun and your nearest Yomiuri Center (YC or Yomiuri Shimbun delivery outlet).
    • The Yomiuri Shimbun will refer to a subscriber’s information when it receives inquiries from them and when it mails sales promotional materials to them.
    • For its part, the YC will use the information when it conducts newspaper delivery and subscription fee collection services, notifies subscribers of related services and events, approaches subscribers to extend the subscription period or resume subscription and provides subscribers with information concerning products other than newspapers handled by the YC and parcel delivery services.

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