Founded almost 2700 years ago, the technological powerhouse Japan has a formidable prominence, whether it’s for its dazzling cities or its glorious mountains Japan is a frequently visited and luxurious holiday destination. Indulge in Japans cultural riches, from food to origami and discover different traditions such as slurping your food to indicate its tasty!

What plug sockets are used in Japan?

In Japan the plug sockets used are type A / B, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types A / B.

If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.

What voltage & frequency is used in Japan?