If you have to leave Japan in a hurry for a family bereavement for example, travel agents such as HIS provide an efficient service for booking a flight ticket from Japan.
I heard of the death of my father at 3.30pm yesterday and contacted the travel agent for a flight to the UK.
I was emailed an explanation of how to pay in cash at a convenience store either Lawson or Family Mart. I had to key in my registered phone number and my flight details came up on the banking machine in the convenience store. Print this out and hand to the clerk and pay. The clerk will then give you a receipt, stamped for your flight ticket.
I had to make the payment before 4.30pm which was a bit of a rush.
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