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WHAT IT COSTS IN . . .

tokyo

(160 yen to pounds 1)

Johnnie Walker Red Label, 700ml

Y1880 (pounds 11.75)

Assorted Sushi, 14 pieces

Y1500 (pounds 9.40)

Two octopus tentacles

Y498 (pounds 3.10)

Japanese Cosmopolitan

Y480 (pounds 3)

Issey Miyake boxer shorts

Y1700 (pounds 10.60)

Entry to Buddhist temple

Y700 (pounds 4.40)

Central three-bedroom luxury apartment

Y298,000,000 (pounds 1,862,500)

Cinema ticket

Y1700 (pounds 10.60)

'Full support tights' from a vending machine

Y200 (pounds 1.25)

Bottle of sake

Y140 (90p)

Wage for Bunny Girl/Hostess, per hour

Y3-5000 (pounds 20-30)

20-word advertisement in the Japanese Times

Y15,500 (pounds 97)

Nescafe Gold Blend, 100g

Y768 (pounds 4.80)

Sumo wrestling magazine

Y780 (pounds 4.90)

Compiled by Pascal Wyse

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