Residents are in luck!
A special limited discount pass*, available only to foreign passport holders (regardless of visa status), will be available for purchase from 16 October 2020 to 26 February 2021 and valid for use up to 28 February 2021.
*Adult: 12,000 yen; Child: 6,000 yen
The pass is valid on JR East trains in the areas of Tokyo, Tohoku, Nagano, and Niigata, inclusive of the Shinkansen, for 3 consecutive days. It is a great way to explore the eastern region of Japan this fall/winter!
For further information, please access the link: JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020