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Softbank Mobile

SoftBank 3G Prepaid Service
Voice calls
Mo-Su 0-24
Video calls
Mo-Su 0-24
JPY 90
€ 0.77
JPY 160
€ 1.36

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
Voicemail not available
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

Documentation needed

In order to buy a prepaid Softbank simcard you basically just need your passport. For more information see here.