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2019.09.21
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Hippo House Fee Changes due to the Sales Tax Change

Dear Customers, Japan’s sales tax will increase from 8% to 10% from October 1. As a result, our fees will increase in line with the new rate from this date. This includes entrance/contract fees and bedding purchases. Thank You Hippo House Management

2019.08.08
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Summer Holiday Period Notification

Dear customers, Our office will be closed from Tuesday, August 13 to Friday, August 16. We will resume normal business hours from Saturday, August 17.   Thank You Hippo House Management  

2019.08.01
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Rent Increase – Kanamachi

Dear customers, The monthly rent for Hippo House Kanamachi will increase from September 1 due to rising utility costs. The monthly rent will be ¥37000 for the first floor and ¥39000 for the second floor. Current tenants will not be affected by this increase, but will have to pay the new rent if they renew their lease contract from September 1.   Thank You Hippo House Management

2019.08.01
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NARIMASU 12 RENOVATION

HIPPO HOUSE NARIMASU 12 Living room renovation project was completed last year giving this newer building an even larger living space for tenants to enjoy. The stylish furnishings add to the overall character and comfort for tenants to enjoy. Narimasu 12 has been popular among students studying near Ikebukuro, Takadanobaba and the Shinjuku area with its great train access ~ Fukutoshin, Yurakucho, lines. 

2019.07.29
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BARBER SHOP KAGEOMI

Recommended for Warabi, Kita-Toda, and Kita-Urawa Share House tenants! Introducing HIPPO friend and Warabi-based Barber Kageomi A.K.A ‘Omi’ san. He just opened his new shop which is just a 3 minute walk from Warabi Station west exit. Many of our tenants have visited Omi san for his talent and professional cuts. Omi speaks English very well since he lived and worked as a barber in Toronto, Canada years ago. He has worked at barbershops in both Ginza and Akabane, Tokyo … [More]

2019.07.26
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PLAY BALL!

HIPPO STAFF and tenants from HIPPO WARABI and HIPPO KITA TODA took in a Giants game the other night at the Tokyo Dome. Lots of fun! Tenants in our Tokyo Share houses in Itabashi and Nerima often attend games together. Everyone agreed that the atmosphere and excitement during Japanese games is greater than that of the American MLB experience. Probably the most popular sport aside from Sumo. However, Soccer has gained a lot of interest especially in the Saitama area … [More]

2019.07.23
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HISTORIC SETAGAYA TRAM – Tokyu Setagaya Line

Tenants in our HIPPO Sakura Share House in Setagaya take the historical Tokyu Setagaya Line.  The Setagaya Line was opened by the Tamagawa Electric Railway (玉川電気鉄道 Tamagawa Denki Tetsudō, “Tamaden”) in 1923, running on surface streets between Shibuya and the Tama River. Since the railway merged with Tokyu in 1938, the balance of the line closed in 1969, leaving this isolated section as the sole Tokyu line to use 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in) gauge. The Setagaya Line and the Toden Arakawa Line … [More]

2019.07.15
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KAWAGOE TOUR

HIPPO Tenants took part in another ‘Kawagoe Tour’ recently. The small Edo town known as ‘KOEDO’ is a place all travelers and lovers of Japanese culture must visit. Koedo is located about 40 minutes North of the Tokyo / Saitama border. We took a group of mostly German students on this latest trip and they really enjoyed the historical town. On the way to Kawagoe we stopped at the Omiya Bonsai Museum (Toro Station and one stop from Omiya). 

2019.07.12
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KITA URAWA KARAOKE NIGHT

KITA URAWA KARAOKE NIGHT  Before I lived in Hippo House Kita Urawa, I lived in Tokyo share houses in Ikebukuro, Narimasu and Oshiage, so many of my friends refer to me as the ‘share house veteran’.  When I first came to Japan I originally wanted to live in a sharehouse in Saitama due to it being less crowded compared to Tokyo. Now, two years later I have finally found a share house in Saitama and I really enjoy it! While … [More]

2019.02.10
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