Get Japan cellphone number without hassles.

Sakura Mobile offers reliable cell phone services for international students and expats to Japan. Everything can be done online in English. Say goodbye to hassles at Japanese phone shops.

English Support

Everything is available in English. Of course, technical support is provided in English too.

No 2 year binding contract

We understand your stay can be flexble. So, we do not require you to make 2 years commitment.

Bring Your Own Device

You can bring your current phone into us. Our technical support is available to help you when using your phone in Japan.

Various Payment Method

We accept credit cards issued outside of Japan. We also accept payments through charge card & Payment slip.

Your best partner

Thank you for your interest in Sakura Mobile. Sakura Mobile is a certified telecom provider dedicatedly serving for people from overseas. We are keen to help your life in Japan, especially focusing on the key infra, cellphone. We understand your specific needs such as service in English, using phone from your home country, as well as international calls. Our aim is to deliver a smooth cellphone service as you had in your home country.

No1 Network in Japan.

Sakura Mobile operates under NTT docomo network, Japan's most chosen network since the beginning of cellphone history. Docomo has been developing solid network throughout the country since then. Stay connected in every part of Japan.

Carefully Tailored Service
with Extra Savings

We carefully picked features that will fit your needs during your stay in Japan. Features include low cost international calling, No hidden fees, No biding contracts, and No phone purchase requirement. Enjoy extra savings from those features on top of our competitive basic prices.

Benefits for your stay

  • No 2-year binding contract
  • No hidden fee
  • No new phone purchase
  • Start from ¥2,980/mo
  • Low cost International Calling
Calling your home country?
Free International Minutes Included!

We know that you will call to your home sometime.

Our plans include discount international calling service with free minutes. Free minutes can be used for domestic calls and designated international calls including:
USA Australia Newzealand Phillipine Taiwan Singapore Hongkong Thai Malaysia Indoneasia Vietnam Korea China UK France Italy Spain Russia Japan
To recieve discounted rates, dial with prefix number : 0037-691
e.g. USA: +1-888-111-2222 > 0037-691-1-888-111-2222

Great features at Sakura Mobile

Here is a quick comparison table of our service with regular plans of Docomo, Softbank, and Au. Our listed price already includes promo without binding conditions. Of course there are benefits other than prices such as English support and online contracting.

Monthly Cost & Services
Monthly Fee
5GB: ¥3,980/mo
10GB: ¥6,680/mo
5GB: ¥8,000/mo
10GB: ¥11,000/mo
Calling Minutes
30 or more of free minutes
can be used for domestic and international calls
Unlimited minutes for domestic calls
International minutes: None
Calling Rate
Domestic: ¥20/30sec
International: From ¥15JPY/30sec
Domestic: unlimited
International: From ¥31/30sec
Free incoming call
Domestic: Yes
International: Yes
Domestic: Yes
International: Yes
- Benefit Summary -
We remove unlimited domestic call option to cut monthly costs. Then, we add free calling minutes on prefix number so that you can use it for both domestic and international calls.
Other Costs & Conditions
Activation fee
Activation fee: ¥15,000 → ¥7500 (2017 Spring offer !!)
All fees are included into one time activation fee.
SIM Issue fee: ¥3,000
Phone Purchase: ¥25,000 ~ ¥90,000
Termination fee
No ¥9,500
Phone purchase requirement
No Yes
2 year contract
No Yes
Premium options requirement

Cloud storage, Video on Demand, Anti-virus, etc.
¥300 ~ ¥500 / Service / Month

No Depends on your contract conditions
Total other(hidden) cost
Initial (One time): ¥15,000 Only Initial (One time): ¥30,000 ~
Monthly extra: ¥300~2,000
- Benefit Summary -
We consolidate all the hidden fees as one time activation fee so that it will be simple and clear. As advertised, we do not require 2 year contract. Thus, no early termination fee will be incurred. Also, we do not require phone purchases so that you may save tens of thousands Japanese yen which is equal to few hundred dollars).
Support & Other Benefits
English Support
Yes No
Expertise in iPhone / Android support
Yes

We are very experienced at handing foreign iPhones.

No

Support is for their services or phones they sold.

Online Sign-up
Yes No
Online Cancellation
Yes
You can cancel online and in English
No
You have to go to official shops
Online Contracting

making changes in contracts or services online such as
temporal hold of service due to theft, sim card replacement, and etc

Yes
Everything is provided online and in English
Varies
Some items can be done online in Japanese
- Benefit Summary -
Visiting phone shop is a nightmare. You spend hours in a waiting line, and they ask you to come back with proper documents. We've eliminated it. Benefits from features above are intangible but very appreciated along with our low prices.

Behind the scene

Wondering how we come up with the deal? Here's How.
We are a certified 2-tier service provider (MVNO), who runs on wholesale-contract with NTT docomo. The contract allows us to arrange service packages. So, we omit fancy features that you do not use (Japanese VoD, concierge service, cloud storage, anti-virus, phone insurance, and etc.). Then, we add discount int. call service to the core Voice+Data service. The final product is a solid voice+data service with free international call minutes. We believe our service will make your life in Japan easier.

Low cost yet Reliable.
It's Worth Every Penny.
All of our plans come with
1. Stable LTE data on Docomo, Japan's No1 network
2. A local cellphone number with free incoming calls
3. Sakura691: Our discount calling service with free minutes.

Sakura691 can be used for both domestic calls and international calls. To get free minutes & discounted rates, dial with prefix number : 0037-691
e.g. USA: +1-888-111-2222 > 0037-691-1-888-111-2222
Domestic: 090-8888-9999 > 0037-691-90-8888-9999

3GB

  • LTE Data
    3GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    30 min per month
    euqal to ¥1,200 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥7500 (2017 Spring offer !!)
    All fees are consolidated as 1 time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount,  addtional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.

5GB

  • LTE Data
    5GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    40 min per month
    equal to ¥1,600 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥7500 (2017 Spring offer !!)
    All fees are consolidated as 1 time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount, additional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.

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7GB

  • LTE Data
    7GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    50 min per month
    equal to ¥2,000 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥7500 (2017 Spring offer !!)
    All fees are consolidated as 1 time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount, additional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.

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10GB

  • LTE Data
    10GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    60 min per month
    equal to ¥2,400 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥7500 (2017 Spring offer !!)
    All fees are consolidated as 1 time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount, additional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.
*Sakura691 is our discount calling service.

Various Payment Methods

We accept credit & debit cards issued outside Japan. We also accept payments other than credit cards such as charge cards and payment slips. Credit cards issued in Japan are NOT required for our subscritptions.

About Sakura 691

Sakura691 is our discounted calling service that can be used for international & domestic calls. No separate activation is required, and calling rate is ¥15/30sec

All of our plans include free minutes on sakura691.
Calling destinations with discounted rates are:
USA Australia Newzealand Phillipine Taiwan Singapore Hongkong Thai Malaysia Indoneasia Vietnam Korea China UK France Italy Spain Russia Japan
To recieve discounted rates, dial with prefix number : 0037-691
e.g. USA: +1-888-111-2222 > 0037-691-1-888-111-2222

Payment Methods Accepted

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