PrePaidGSM > Operators > Japan > Softbank Mobile
|SoftBank 3G Prepaid Service|
Softbank's very expensive rates make it really not so convenient, expecially compared to Travelsim tariffs in Japan. But it has the advantage of having a Japanese number and data usage.
|Additional costs and services|
|Messaging|| SMS to Softbank: JPY 15 - € 0.096
International SMS: not available
You can get unlimited messaging (SMS, S-Mail) for JPN 300/month - € 2.56
|Data Calls||JPY 0.32/KB - € 0.002/KB|
|International calls||see here (in English)|
|International roaming||not available|
|Debiting method|| National calls: 6/6
International calls. 30/30
|Top-ups/credit/validity|| JPY 3000/3000, 60+360 days
JPY 5000/5000, 60+360 days
In order to buy a prepaid Softbank simcard you basically just need your passport. For more information see here.