Get Japan cellphone number without any 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 all the hassles at Japanese phone shops.

English Support

Comprehensive support service available in English

No 2 year binding contract

We understand your time in Japan may be open-ended. So, we do not require you to make a two-year commitment.

Bring Your Own Device

You can use your phone from your home country 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 cash payments at convenience stores.

Your best partner

Thank you for your interest in Sakura Mobile. Sakura Mobile is a certified telecom provider dedicated to serving people from overseas. We are keen to support your life in Japan We understand how important it is to have realiable service to stay connected with family and friends 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 reliable, seamless customer service you can count on

No1 Network in Japan

Sakura Mobile operates under NTT docomo network, which is Japan's most chosen network since the mobile phone industry in Japan. Docomo has been developing a solid network throughout the country. Stay connected in every part of Japan.

Carefully Tailored Service
with Extra Savings

We carefully selected features that will fit your needs during your stay in Japan. These features include low cost international calling, no hidden fees, no binding contracts, and no phone purchase requirement. Enjoy all the extra savings from those features in addition to our competitive prices.

Benefits for your stay

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

With our service, home is just a phone call away!

Our plans include discount international calling service plans 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

 

Try our Sakura691 App

Sakura691 dialer app is an phone app that works great with our prefix number. It automatically adds the prefix number to the calls made through the app. Try it now. It's free of charge.


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
20GB: ¥6,680/mo
5GB: ¥8,000/mo
20GB: ¥11,000/mo
Calling Minutes
30 or more free minutes
can be used for domestic and international calls
Unlimited minutes for domestic calls
International minutes: None
Calling Rates
Domestic: ¥20/30sec
International: From ¥15JPY/30sec
Domestic: unlimited
International: From ¥31/30sec
Free incoming calls
Domestic: Yes
International: Yes
Domestic: Yes
International: Yes
- Benefit Summary -
We remove the unlimited domestic call option in order to cut monthly costs. Then, we add free calling minutes using our designated prefix number so that you can use it for both domestic and international calls.
Other Costs & Conditions
Initial fee
Activation fee: ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!)
All fees are included into one time activation fee.
Initial setup
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 cost from options / conditions
Initial (One time):
¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!) 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 two-year contract. Thus, no early termination fee will be incurred. Also, we do not require that you purchase a Japanese phone which results in substantial savings for you.
Support & Other Benefits
English Support
Yes No
Expertise in iPhone / Android support
Yes

We are very experienced at handing international iPhones.

No

Support is only for phones purchased through them.

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

you can make changes in your contracts or services online such as
a temporary hold of service due to theft, sim card replacement, etc.

Yes
Everything is provided online and in English.
Varies
Some items can be done online but only in Japanese.
- Benefit Summary -
We've eliminated all the requirements that can make your mobile phone experience a nightmare. You can't put a price on our stress-free mobile phone experience.

Behind the scene

Wondering how we come up with the deal? Here's how.
We are a certified second-tier service provider (MVNO), of the NTT docomo rework. Our special relationship allows us to customize service packages. So, we omit fancy features that you do not use such as Japanese VoD, concierge services, cloud storage, anti-virus, phone insurance, and etc. We then add discount international 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 truly enchance your time in Japan.

Low cost yet Reliable.
It's Worth Every Penny.
All of our plans come with
1. Stable LTE data on Docomo, Japan's #1 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 and 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 > 0037-691-090-8888-9999

Mini

  • LTE Data
    3GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    30 min per month
    euqal to ¥1,200 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!)
    All fees are consolidated as one-time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount,  addtional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.

Standard

  • LTE Data
    5GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    40 min per month
    equal to ¥1,600 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!)
    All fees are consolidated as 1 time fee. No hidden charge or binding conditions.
    *Student discount, additional 1000JPY discount from activation fee is available.

Popular

Standard+

  • LTE Data
    7GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    50 min per month
    equal to ¥2,000 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!)
    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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Big

  • LTE Data
    20GB
  • Free minutes for Sakura691 discount call :
    60 min per month
    equal to ¥2,400 airtime value
  • Activation : ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Christmas campaign!)
    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 cash payments at convenience stores. Credit cards issued in Japan are NOT required for our subsccriptions.

Promo: If you order WiFi & Voice plan together, WiFi activation fee will be waived. To learn about Pocket WiFi plans, click the button below (jump to a new page).

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

About Dialer App

Sakura691 dialer app is an phone app that works great with our prefix number. It automatically adds the prefix number to the calls made through app. Try it now. It's free of charge.


Payment Methods Accepted

payment methods

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