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You might be anxious about a voltage and a plug in Tokyo, Japan before your departure.

Or would you like to know where you can purchase plugs in Tokyo?

Here are tips about a voltage and a plug in Japan.


Map of the world coloured by voltage and frequency

Voltage and frequency in Eastern Japan including Tokyo is 100V/50Hz.

world_coloured_by_voltage_and_frequency_02Reference: Wikipedia

Map of the world coloured by type of plug

Type of plug in whole of Japan is type A.

Type B is available for some facilities in Japan, but it is rare.

It is good to prepare for type A.

world_coloured_by_type_of_plug_used_02Reference: Wikipedia

Type of plug in shapes

Type of plug in whole of Japan is type A.

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Where can I buy plug in Tokyo?

You can purchase plugs at an electronics retail store in Ikebukuro, one of the biggest cities in Tokyo.

It is located within easy access from Narita airport or Haneda airport.


Interpretation in English and Chinese is available at the shop.

Please find arm band with green written “通訳” or ask a staff nearby.

He or she will introduce you with an interpreter.





Business hours:
Always 10:00 a.m. without holiday – 10:00 p.m.

1-41-5 Higashi-Ikebukuro Toyoshima-ku Tokyo, Japan 170-0013

BIC CAMERA Ikebukuro Main Store


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