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Useful Japanese Apps

useful Japanese smartphone apps

Here we introduce some useful Japanese mobile apps that might be helpful while traveling in Japan.

Safety Tips

Safety Tips

This free app developed under the supervision of Japan Tourism Agency, notifies a user with Earthquake Early Warnings, Tsunami Warnings, Eruption Alert and other special Weather Warnings issued in Japan. The Application provides various functions useful for both foreign tourists as well as foreign residents living in Japan. The application is available in four languages: English, simplified and traditional Chinese, and Korean.

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GURUNAVI - Japan Restaurant Guide

Gurunavi

Find out what restaurants are nearby or easily search by area and cuisine. Makes finding good restaurants both hassle free and fast! The application is available in four languages: English, simplified and traditional Chinese, and Korean.

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iPhone
Android

Japan Taxi

Japan Taxi

Japan Taxi Application is a smart and easy gadget to order a taxi with direct control and GPS function of smartphone. Can currently be used in 47 prefectures with 22,756 cars available from 129 different taxi companies.

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iPhone
Android

Are there any other useful mobile apps that you have made use of in Japan not listed here? If so please let us know by either commenting below or emailing us through our contact form here and we will add them to this list.