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English-Speaking Maid, Housekeeping and House Cleaning Service Guide

Post: 09-21-18

Recently, more and more people are starting to use housekeeping and maid services in Japan.

There are a wide variety of services offered such as cleaning, dish washing, laundry, cooking, babysitting, child sitting, butler service, secretary service etc.

Among the many available choices, “Tsukuri-oki Cooking Service” has especially been gaining popularity. “Tsukuri-oki” is the preparing of a meal that you keep–for about a week–in a refrigerator or freezer, allowing you to simply heat it up when you’re ready to eat it. When you request the “Tsukuri-oki” service from a housekeeper, they will prepare several kinds of recipes in large quantities. This service takes care of not only a days meal, it takes care of several day’s meals.

In our list below, you can find reliable English-Speaking housekeeping agencies throughout Japan.


Sunny Maid Service

Service Areas: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Osaka(Osaka-shi), Hyogo

Nichii’s house keeping service, staffed by Filipino housekeepers whose qualifications are accredited by the Philippine government. Their services include daily cleaning, laundry, tidying, cooking, shopping, and taking care of your children.



DUSKIN Merry Maids

Available Areas: All regions

Merry Maids helps with cleaning and daily household chores. They cover 47 regions (prefectures) in Japan.

Price list for Tokyo and Kanagawa:

Price list for Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Nara, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Wakayama:

Price list for other regions:


Available Areas: Tokyo, Kanagawa

Pasona’s housekeeping service. Their highly skilled housekeeping staff provides cleaning, laundry, cooking preparation.



Iegoto Concierge

Available Areas: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto

This house cleaning service is also run by Pasona. They offer cleaning, laundry, cooking, shopping, errands, baby sitting, child sitting, pet sitting, taking care of the elderly etc.




Available Areas: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga

Their affordable house keeping services include cleaning, cooking, child sitting, tiding up etc. Their “Tsukuri-oki” is very popular and their service has been featured on multiple Japanese TV shows.




Available Areas: Tokyo 23 wards, Kanagawa (Kawasaki), Osaka (Osaka-shi), Kyoto, Fukuoka (Fukuoka-shi)

HouseCare offers experienced experts to clean your house. They have been cleaned over 40000 Airbnb properties. They can also clean your rental property before moving out in preparation for a final inspection, including taking care of large-seized garbage (there may be an exception depending on the area). For a special cleaning before a final inspection and collecting large-sized garbage, please contact HouseCare for a quote.



Chez Vous

Available Areas: Tokyo 23 wards, Kanagawa (Yokohama, Kawasaki)

They offer services for baby sitting, house cleaning, housekeeping, butler service, shopping, secretary service, concierge service and more.



Mamy Tokyo

Available Area: Tokyo 23 wards, Kanagawa (Yokohama, Kawasaki)

Their services include cleaning, tiding up, laundry, cooking, shopping, yard sweeping, pulling weeds etc.



Trustworthy Housekeeper

Available Area: Tokyo 23 wards, Kanagawa (Yokohama)

Offering cleaning services




Available Area: Tokyo 23 wards, Kanagawa (Yokohama, Kawasaki), Chiba (Ichikawa, Funabashi, Urayasu), Chiba (Ichikawa, Funabashi, Urayasu)

Pinay provides housekeeping services performed by Filipino housekeepers whose qualifications are accredited by the Philippine government. Their services include cleaning, tiding up, laundry, dish washing, child sitting, cooking, gardening etc.



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