Japanese clothing and shoe sizes

Please refer the following information about size correspondence when buying apparel and shoes of Japanese brands. In some cases Japanese S, M, L sizes may be smaller than European or USA S, M, L sizes.

Women Clothes (Japanese sizes 1)

Sizes Height (cm.) Bust (cm.) Hips (cm.)
9AR 158 83 91
11AR 158 86 93
13AR 158 89 95
9YR 158 83 87
9ABR 158 83 95
9AP 150 83 89
9AT 166 83 93

Women Clothes (Japanese sizes 2)

Sizes Bust (cm.) Hips (cm.) Waist (cm.)
S 72~80 82~90 58~64
M 79~87 87~95 64~70
L 86~94 92~100 69~77
LL 93~101 97~105 77~85
EL, 3L 100~108 102~110 85~93

Women Clothes (Size comparison)

Japan USA Europe Great Britain
7 XS 4 36 8
9 S 6 38 10
11 S 8 40 12
13 M 10 42 14
15 M 12 44 16
17 L 14 46 18
19 L 16 46 20
21 XL 18 48 22
23 XL 20 48 24

Women shoes (Size comparison)

Japan USA Europe Great Britain
21.5 3 33
22 5 34
22.5 4 35
23 6 36
23.5 5 37
24 7 38
24.5 6 39
25 8 40
25.5 7 41
26 9 42

Ladies underwear (Bra sizes comparison)

Bottom band (cm.) Bust (cm.) Japan France USA Europe
63~67 77~79 A65 80A 30A 65A
63~67 79~81 B65 80B 30B 65B
63~67 81~83 C65 80C 30C 65C
63~67 83~85 D65 80D 30D 65D
63~67 85~87 E65 80E 30E 65E
68~72 82~84 A70 85A 32A 70A
68~72 84~86 B70 85B 32B 70B
68~72 86~88 C70 85C 32C 70C
68~72 88~90 D70 85D 32D 70D
68~72 90~92 E70 85DD 32DD 70DD
73~77 87~89 A75 90A 34A 75A
73~77 89~91 B75 90B 34B 75B
73~77 91~93 C75 90C 34C 75C
73~77 93~95 D75 90D 34D 75D
73~77 95~97 E75 90DD 34DD 75DD
78~82 92~94 A80 95A 36A 80A
78~82 94~96 B80 95B 36B 80B
78~82 96~98 C80 95C 36C 80C
78~82 98~100 D80 95D 36D 80D
78~82 100~102 E80 95DD 36DD 80DD
83~87 97~99 A85 100A 38A 85A
83~87 99~101 B85 100B 38B 85B
83~87 101~103 C85 100C 38C 85C
83~87 103~105 D85 100D 38D 85D
83~87 105~107 E85 100DD 38DD 85DD
88~92 102~104 A90 105A 40A 90A
88~92 104~106 B90 105B 40B 90B
88~92 106~108 C90 105C 40C 90C
88~92 108~110 D90 105D 40D 90D
88~92 110~112 E90 105DD 40DD 90DD

Ladies underwear (panties size comparison)

Hips (cm.) Japan France USA Europe Italy
80~88 S 36 S 34 0~1
85~93 M 38 S/M 36 1~2
90~98 L 40 M 38 2~3

Men's Clothes(Japanese sizes)

Sizes Bust (cm.) Waist (cm.) Height (cm.)
S 82~90 72~80 158~165
M 87~95 79~87 165~175
L 92~100 86~94 175~185

Men's Clothes(size comparison)

Japan USA/Britain Italy France
S 34 44 38
S 36 46 40
M 38 48 42
M 40 50 44
L 42 52 46
L 44 54 48

Mens shirts (size comparison)

Japan/Europe USA/Britain
36 14
37 14½
38 15
39 15½
40 16
41 16½
42 17
43 17½

Mens shoes (size comparison)

Japan USA Europe Britain
24.5 39 6
25 7 40
25.5 41 7
26 8 42
26.5 43 8
27 9 44
27.5 45 9
28 10 46
28.5 10½ 47 10
29 11 48 10½

Mens underwear (size comparison, underpants)

Sizes Waist (cm.)
S 68~76
M 76~84
L 84~94
LL 94~104

Japanese babies wear sizes

Sizes Age (months) Height (cm.) Weight (kg.) Head wear sizes (см.) Socks sizes, shoes (см.)
50~70 0~6 60 5 46 8~11
70 6~12 70 9 46 9~12
80 12 80 11 48 11~13
90 24 90 13 50 12~14
95 36 95 14 52 13~15

Japanese children clothes sizes

Sizes Age (years) Height (cm.) Bust (cm.) Waist (cm.) Head size (cm.) Socks, shoes sizes (cm.)
100 3~4 95~100 49~55 46~52 52 14~16
110 5~6 105~115 53~59 48~54 54 17~18
120 7~8 115~125 57~63 50~56 - 19~20
130 9~10 125~135 61~67 52~58 56 21~22
140 11~12 135~145 64~72 54~60 - 22~24
150 13~14 145~155 70~78 56~64 58 -
160 - 155~165 76~84 58~66 - -
170 - 165~175 82~90 - - -

Children diapers size

Children age Baby 3 months 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 36 months
Weight (kg.) 3 6 9 10 11 13 14
Height (cm.) 50 60 70 75 80 90 95
Wear size 50 60 70 75 80 90 95
Diapers size by weight Baby 0~6 S 4~8 M 6~11 M 6~11 L 9~14 L 9~14 L 9~14

Jewelry parameters (Gold carat system)

Carat, Japanese symbol 金 Carat sign, 1/24 Gold content, %
24金 К24 99.9
22金 К22 91.7
20金 К20 833" 83.3
18金 К18 75
14金 К14 58.3
10金 К10 41.7
9金 К9 37.5
8金 К8 33.3

Jewelry parameters (Platinum carat system)

Carat, Japanese symbol Carat mark, 1/1000 Platinum content, %
プラチナ1000 PT1000 100
プラチナ950 PT950 95
プラチナ900 PT900 90
プラチナ850 PT850 85

Gold color scheme

Color, Japanese symbol Precious metal content (for K18 - 585") Color characteristics Mark
イエローゴールド gold - 75%
silver - 15%
bronze - 10%
yellow gold YG
ピンクゴールド gold - 75%
silver - 10%
bronze - 15%
pink gold PG
ホワイトゴールド gold - 75%
silver - 15%
nickel (or palladium) - 10%
White gold WG

Ring size

Sizes, № Ring diameter (mm.) Finger circumference (mm.)
1 13.0 40.8
2 13.4 41.9
3 13.7 42.9
4 14.0 44.0
5 14.4 45.8
6 14.7 46.1
7 15.0 47.1
8 15.4 48.2
9 15.7 49.2
10 16.0 50.3
11 16.4 51.3
12 16.7 52.4
13 17.0 53.4
14 17.4 54.5
15 17.7 55.5
16 18.0 56.6
17 18.4 57.6
18 18.7 58.6
19 19.0 59.7
20 19.4 60.7
21 19.7 61.8
22 20.0 62.8
23 20.4 63.9
24 20.7 64.9
25 21.0 66.0
26 21.4 67.0
27 21.7 68.0
28 22.0 69.0