Classifieds terms of service

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To post your own classified ad, click on ‘Place Ad‘ and choose the category most suitable for your listing. There are two types of ad categories available: Commercial and Community categories.

For detailed instructions see How to Place ad ad.

Please note that you will need to sign-in or register as a user before you can place an ad.

Commercial ads: 3,000yen a month

Any ad that is of a commercial nature will be charged at 3,000yen per month. An ad that is promoting an event, item, service or business for financial gain is considered to be commercial. Recruitment and accommodation ads are also considered commercial. All commercial ads are guaranteed listing in the print magazine. Ads approved and online on the 20th of the month will be printed in the following month’s issue of Kansai Scene.

  • Ad length is limited to 300 characters (ad titles no longer than 50 characters)
  • Ads appear online for 30 days
  • You may upload up to 3 images to your ad*


*Please note that any images uploaded to your online ad will not be used in the print edition.

Payments

Commercial ad payments are handled online with either Paypal or 2Checkout. Payment will be requested after the ad details have been entered. You can pay for your ad either with your Paypal or 2Checkout balance or your credit card. Once the payment is confirmed you will be redirected back to a thank you page and your ad will be submitted for review.

Community Ads: FREE

Community classifieds are a free service provided to private individuals for ads of a non-commercial nature. Language exchange, friendship, free giveaways, community meetings etc are all free, as are ads selling your second-hand stuff (For Sale (second-hand). They appear online only. If you would like to have a classified ad in the print magazine, please post in the commercial ad categories.

  • Ad length is limited to 200 characters
  • Ads appear online for 30 days
  • You may upload up to 3 images to your ad*


*Please note that any images uploaded to your online ad will not be used in the print edition.

General guidelines

  • When you place an ad, it will be added to our online classifieds pending approval in accordance with our guidelines — please be patient. Most ads are approved with 24 hours of submission except on weekends and national holidays.
  • If you edit the content of  your ad after it has been enabled by the administrator, please send us an e-mail at: [email protected] and let us know.
  • Postings for commercial services in the community categories will be deleted.
  • Ads of an explicitly sexual, obscene or distasteful nature, will be deleted.
  • Ads that are, or are suspected of being, abusive or libelous will be deleted.
  • Any ads that are or suspected to be bogus, malicious or deceptive will be deleted.
  • Any ads that are or suspected to be offering illegal services or products or connected with illegality in any way will be deleted.

Kansai Scene will not enter into discussions about the validity of any ads and reserves the right to delete an ad without explanation or notice to the posters, except where a commercial ad is placed (see our Refunds Policy below). Kansai Scene reserves the right to block the IP address of any user contravening the conditions of use or community standards. Kansai Scene is not responsible for the content of any classified ads that appear on the website or in print, nor is Kansai Scene responsible for any misuse by users.

Kansai Scene is not liable for any consequences arising from answering classifieds ads on this site or in print. Kansai Scene reserves the right to delete any advertisement we consider to be inappropriate for reasons not specified here.

Refunds policy

We do not offer refunds for ads that have been successfully placed, approved and have run their term. If a commercial ad is not approved by the admin for whatever reason however, then the fee shall be returned to the user before the ad appears online.

Privacy Policy

View our privacy policy here.

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