Cost of Living in Tokyo
According to a 2008 report by UBS found in the City Mayors website, Tokyo is the world’s 8th most expensive city, while London takes the top spot. In the top 10, most are European cities, except Tokyo and New York (#5). A 2007 report by Mercer, places Tokyo at #4, while a 2008 ECU International survey has Tokyo at #13.
A YouTube video by Tokyo Cooney, who is a single, comedian in his 30s living in Tokyo, describes the cost of living in Tokyo from his perspective.