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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do subscriptions cost?

Yomiuri Shimbun: 1.99 USD per copy, 45 USD for a monthly subscription. Yomiuri KoDoMo Shimbun: 1.99 USD per copy, 6 USD for a monthly subscription. Yomiuri ChuKoSei Shimbun: 2.99 USD per copy, 8 USD for a monthly subscription. A great value bundled subscription is also available. Monthly subscriptions will be automatically renewed.

Credit cards (Visa and Mastercard) can be used for payment.

Yes, you can! You can read them via tablets or smartphones as well as on desktop/laptop computers.

Cancellation can be made at any time. A monthly plan will include a four-week subscription from the date of registration. If cancellation is made during this period, a prorated refund will be issued. For cancellation, please fill in the necessary details in the form and please state “I would like to cancel Yomiuri Shimbun Global Service” in the inquiry details.

No, this is for people living in outside of Japan, and not available in Japan even via a subscription.

Yes, you can read back issues for the previous week.

About Us

The Yomiuri Shimbun is a Japanese national newspaper with a 140-year history. Through the three headquarters and regional bureaus throughout Japan and major cities of the world, we report on domestic and foreign issues. The Yomiuri Shimbun has the largest circulation in the world. We have a nationwide distribution network encompassing around 7,200 distributors and issue both morning and evening editions. As of November 2018, the circulation of our morning edition is 8,474,483 (Japan Audit Bureau of Circulations report). Britain's Guinness Book of World Records has certified that The Yomiuri Shimbun's circulation is the largest in the world