Switch to Sakura Mobile!
Get 3,000 JPY Cash Back!

Until the end of Oct.

Receive 3,000 yen cash back by switching to
Sakura Mobile from your current carrier!

Why Is Sakura Mobile So Popular?

Here are 4 reasons why Sakura Mobile is loved by foreign residents all over Japan.

Reason #1 : Affordable Plans

Check out our Voice + Data SIM Plans!

VOICE
+DATA
SIM
PLANS

Free Minutes
on 0037-691
prefix number

Good for

MINI

3GB
¥ 2,980
/MONTH +TAX

30min
(¥1,200 airtime value)

Messaging APP

Light use of internet

STANDARD

5GB
¥ 3,980
/MONTH +TAX

40min
(¥1,600 airtime value)

Line / Google map / VoIP

Web browsing

STANDARD +

7GB
¥ 4,980
/MONTH +TAX

50min
(¥2,000 airtime value)

Light use of watching video

Skype - Facetime

BIG

20GB
¥ 6,680
/MONTH +TAX

60min
(¥2,400 airtime value)

Watching video

Tethering / Laptop Use

  • Line activation fee for voice service: ¥15,000 → ¥5,000 (Promo offer !)
  • Get discount rates with Sakura 691 : Dial with 0037-691 prefix number, you will receive a discounted rate of ¥15/30sec for domestic and international calls.
  • Regular calling rates - For domestic calls: ¥20/30sec / For international calls: from ¥31/30sec
  • SMS Rates - Domestic phone numbers: ¥5 / message (160 characters), Oversea phone numbers: ¥50 / message (160 characters)
  • Student discount available : Additional ¥1,000 discount from activation fee.

※This campaign applies not only to Voice & Data SIM, but also Data Only SIM and Pocket WiFi contracts too!

Compare our prices and features with Japan's 3 biggest carriers
The following is a table that compares our service with that of Docomo, Softbank, and au. On top of having accessible English support and a completely online application process, there are many reasons to choose Sakura Mobile.
Monthly Cost & Services
Monthly Fee
5GB: ¥3,980/mo
20GB: ¥6,680/mo
5GB: ¥8,000/mo
20GB: ¥11,000/mo
Calling Minutes
Flat per-minute rate plus 30 minutes or more of free calling
(for domestic and international calls)
Unlimited domestic calling at a monthly flat rate and a flat per-minute rate for international calls
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 -
With Sakura Mobile, unlimited domestic calling is not available in order to provide the most cost-effective plans for our customers. Free minutes can be used by calling with our designated extention (prefix number), applicable to both domestic and international calls.
Other Costs & Conditions
Initial fee
Activation fee: ¥15,000 → ¥5000 (Promo Now!)
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 ¥1,000
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 (Promo Now!) Only
Initial (One time): ¥30,000 ~
Monthly extra: ¥300~2,000
- Benefit Summary -
We combine all the hidden fees into a simple one-time activation fee. We also do not require our customers to buy a Japanese phone. No early termination fees will be incurred, as we do not require a two-year contract.
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 getting a phone contract a nightmare. You can't put a price on our stress-free mobile phone experience.

Reason #2 : No.1 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.

Reason #3 : Reliable English Support

Quality of customer support is not easliy comparable by numbers, but it's an important aspect of the mobile services. Here is a quick summary of what we are putting effort in.

Email support

Our excellent customer service provides top-notch email support and will be there to help you with any questions or problems you may have.

Phone & Chat support

Phone & webchat support are provided.
You can reach us by any means possible.
Operating Hours 10:00~18:00
Language: English

Email support Email support in night time is available.
We won't let you fight with the WiFi manual before going to the bed.
Phone & Chat support Phone & webchat support are provided.
You can reach us by any means possible.
Operating Hours 10:00~18:00
Language: English

Reason #4 : Fast and Easy

Fill out your order completely online. We will deliver your order in a day at the earliest.

Switching to Sakura Mobile is simple!

If you are applying for a Voice + Data SIM

If you would like to keep your current phone number.

You will have to apply for Sakura Mobile SIM card with a "MNP reservation number".
You can request a MNP reservation number by visiting the store of your current provider. (Docomo shop / Softbank shop / au shop)
For further details, please check our FAQ.

If you do not need to keep your current phone number.

You can terminate your contract with your current carrier and apply for a new contract at Sakura Mobile at any time.
Please make sure that your device is unlocked.
※If your smartphone is from docomo, you can use Sakura Mobile's SIM card regardless of whether your device is unlocked or not.
https://www.sakuramobile.jp/japan-sim-card/how-to-unlock-a-smartphone-from-softbank-au-docomo/

If you are applying for a Data Only SIM

You can terminate your contract with your current carrier and apply for a new contract at Sakura Mobile at any time.
Please make sure that your device is unlocked.
※If your smartphone is from docomo, you can use Sakura Mobile's SIM card regardless of whether your device is unlocked or not.
https://www.sakuramobile.jp/japan-sim-card/how-to-unlock-a-smartphone-from-softbank-au-docomo/

If you are applying for a Pocket WiFi

You can terminate your contract with your current carrier and apply for a new contract at Sakura Mobile at any time.

About this campaign

Please note that:

✔Any orders placed by the end of October are eligible.
✔You can get your cash back at any Seven-Eleven in Japan.


How to apply:

When you apply for a long - term plan online, you will see an item where you can enter a "referral code". To be eligible for this campaign, please enter "ZZZZ-000003".

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