Commerce Disclosure (Japan)

Tuesday March 28th, 2023 | Greg Lane

This page is the commerce disclosure for the advertising services sold by Fast Train (Fast Train Japan GK) to customers based in Japan.

Fast Train sells advertising services for publication on our media websites and associated social media properties. Our most common advertising services include:

  • Event listings
  • Text adverts
  • Sponsored/Branded Content
  • Social media

Company Info & Contact

Company legal name:
Fast Train Japan GK (合同会社)

9-2-13 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Tokyo 107-0052

Phone number:

10:00–18:00 (excluding weekends and bank holidays)

Email address:
[email protected]

Head of Operations:
Gregory Lane

Terms & Fees

The following are the terms and fees for our advertising services:

Additional fees for sponsored/branded content

Content Production Price
Creator going on a day trip (up to 8 hours) ¥40,000
Creator going on multi-day trip, per day ¥50,000
Additional edit request ¥20,000
Extra words per 500 words ¥40,000
Extra Photo ¥10,000
Other Extras
Japanese translation of final article ¥5,000
Client owns full copyright of text ¥100,000
Two week turnaround ¥200,000
One week turnaround ¥500,000

Refunds and cancellation fee policy

Once a campaign has been ordered, cancellations and refunds must be requested in writing.

Cancellation of Sponsored/Branded Content

Sponsored/Branded content campaigns can be cancelled free of charge provided Fast Train has incurred not costs, performed any research activities, other preparation or writing has commenced.

If any of the aforemention activities have already been undertaken, the following cancellation fees will apply (as a percentage of the total campaign fee):

  • Once Fast Train has commenced any preparation/research/activity: 25%
  • Once Fast Train has commenced the article draft: 50%
  • 7 days before start date: 75%
  • 1 day or less before start date: 100%

Penalties for cancellation of other ad campaigns

The following cancellation fees apply based on the date of the cancellation request
before ad campaign publication start date (as a percentage of the total campaign fee)

  • 30 or more days before start date: 0%
  • 14 or more days before start date: 10%
  • 7 or more days before start date: 25%
  • 2 or more days before start date: 50%
  • less than 2 days before start date: 100%

Delivery and lead times

Delivery of advertising services vary depending on the specific ad service/product.

Once we have recieved all approvals and materials we require for delivery of the ad service, the follow times apply:

  • For event listings: 3-5 work days processing time before publication.
  • For native ad listings: 3-5 work days processing time before publication.
  • For other ad services: Publication schedule varies and will be discussed with the client whilst arranging the campaign
  • Accepted payment methods

    We accept payment with most major credit cards or via local bank transfer (in Japan).

    Payment period

    Credit card payments are processed immediately, while local bank transfers must be sent by the due date on the customer invoice.


    Event listing prices can be found on the ad product pages the corresponding websites:

    Other ad service prices will be quoted to the customer during the sales process.