The cheapest and fastest way to get around Fukuoka varies depending on your needs, time and budget. You can choose public bus, subway, trains, and even taxi with relatively cheap prices. For most Fukuoka residents and students, the best choice of all is bicycle as Fukuoka is bike-friendly with its flat landscape.


Fukuoka offers a wide range of shopping centers from the most luxurious places to the most reasonable ones for students' budget. People have various choices to enjoy and shop at such unique and cozy areas such as Tenjin Underground shopping arcade, Canal City, Tenjin Core, Iwataya etc. Nevertheless, Fukuoka also offers its residents who just want to enjoy shopping with the best bargain stuff in the nearest shopping centers which are budget-friendly for students.


Fukuoka is home to many festivals that are held throughout the year. Amongthe most famous Fukuoka Festivals are Hakata Dontaku and GionYamakasa. Aiwa students usually participate in Hakata Dontaku Festivals


Room Facilities:

Futon set (mattress, quilt and pillow), desk, chair, electric lights, curtains, air-conditioner, refrigerator, washing machine, gas stove, and 24 hour free Internet access.

•  Men's apartment and women's apartmentare also available.

•  Types of Accommodation

Type 1 ( 17 ~ 20 ㎡ ): 1 room 1 tenant (private shower& bathup, toilet,washing machine)

Type 2 ( 17 ~ 20 ㎡ ): 1 room 2 tenants (private shower&bathup, toilet,washing machine)

Type 3 ( 10 ㎡ ): 1 room 1 tenant (shared shower, toilet, washing machine)

Type 4 ( 10 ㎡ ): 1 room 2 tenants (shared shower, toilet, washing machine)

•  Availability

You may choose the room type, but the location of your apartment and your roommate will be decided by the school based on the vacancy of room on your arrival date. Type 3 and 4 rooms are in single-sex apartments, and those rooms are allocated on a “first-come, first-served” basis as the number of rooms of those types are limited. Therefore, if the payment of apartment fees is late, you may not be able to stay in Type 3 or 4 room. The minimum contract period is 6 months, and you can renew the contract on a 6-month basis afterward. Once you make a contract, you cannot cancel or change its contractual coverage for whatever reason during the contract period.

Apartment Type


Aiwa Apartment ( yen )

Aiwa House ( yen )

Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Type 4
Entrance Fee
Facility Fee
50,000 30,000 30,000 10,000
Fire Insurance
15,000 10,000 10,000 10,000
6-Month Rent
200,000 130,000 130,000 96,000
3 15 ,000

Monthly Payment after six months

•  Type 1: ¥ 33,300

•  Type 2: ¥ 23,200

•  Type 3 : ¥ 23,200

•  Type 4 : ¥ 16,300

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