Anan (阿南市), located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, was formed on May 1, 1958, through the merger of Tomioka and Tachibana towns. Covering an area of 279.25 square kilometers, it has a population of approximately 70,285 as of 2022. The city, characterized by a humid subtropical climate, is notable for its production of LED and electronic materials by Nichia Corporation. Anan's economy also includes agriculture and commercial fishing. The city is known for cultural sites like Tairyū-ji and Byōdō-ji temples, part of the Shikoku Pilgrimage.

💻Anan City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Anan

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Ase Bichō 〒779-1404
Aratanochō 〒779-1510
Ishimachō 〒774-1760
Uchiwarachō 〒779-1401
Ōichō 〒771-5177
Ōgatachō 〒774-0022
Ōta Ichō 〒771-5176
Gakubarachō 〒774-0014
Kamiō Nochō 〒774-0049
Kaminakachō 〒774-0044
Kamochō 〒771-5173
Kusunechō 〒771-5170
Kumadanichō 〒771-5171
Kurotsu Chichō 〒774-0006
Kuwanochō 〒779-1402
Saimichō 〒774-0015
Sairo Michō 〒774-0009
Saka Richō 〒771-5178
Shimōo Nochō 〒774-0047
Suiichō 〒771-5174
Sumiyoshichō 〒774-0041
Takaradachō 〒774-0045
Tachibanachō 〒779-1631
Tachibanachō Tateajiro 〒779-1630
Tatsumichō 〒774-0001
Tsunominechō 〒774-0021
Tsubakichō 〒779-1750
Tsubakidomarichō 〒779-1740
Dekimachi 〒774-0007
Tomiokachō 〒774-0030
Toyomasuchō 〒774-0002
Nagaikechō 〒774-0046
Nakaō Nochō 〒774-0048
Nakagawachō Akaike 〒779-1242
Nakagawachō Imadzūra 〒779-1114
Nakagawachō Irogashima 〒779-1112
Nakagawachō Enoshima 〒779-1111
Nakagawachō Kamifukui 〒779-1243
Nakagawachō Kariya 〒779-1235
Nakagawachō Kitanakashima 〒779-1246
Nakagawachō Kuroji 〒779-1121
Nakagawachō Konobu 〒779-1116
Nakagawachō Shikiji 〒779-1115
Nakagawachō Shimajiri 〒779-1117
Nakagawachō Daikyōbara 〒779-1233
Nakagawachō Takumuji 〒779-1236
Nakagawachō Teshima 〒779-1123
Nakagawachō Nakashima 〒779-1245
Nakagawachō Nishihara 〒779-1232
Nakagawachō Hara 〒779-1231
Nakagawachō Hinata 〒779-1119
Nakagawachō Furutsu 〒779-1234
Nakagawachō Hōzaki 〒779-1113
Nakagawachō Miguryū 〒779-1241
Nakagawachō Midoridai 〒779-1244
Nakagawachō Yawata 〒779-1122
Nakagawachō Yutakano 〒779-1118
Nakabayashichō 〒774-0016
Nanamichō 〒774-0012
Hanōrachō Iwawaki 〒779-1107
Hanōrachō Kasugano 〒779-1103
Hanōrachō Komō 〒779-1109
Hanōrachō Nakanoshō 〒779-1101
Hanōrachō Nishikasugano 〒779-1104
Hanōrachō Furushō 〒779-1105
Hanōrachō Miyagura 〒779-1102
Hanōrachō Myōken 〒779-1108
Haragasaki Chō 〒774-0008
Harichō 〒774-0003
Higai Nochō 〒774-0013
Fukasechō 〒771-5179
Fukuichō 〒779-1620
Fukumurachō 〒774-0004
Hosonochō 〒771-5175
Mino Bayashichō 〒774-0017
Mukai Barachō 〒774-0005
Yanagi Jimachō 〒774-0043
Yamaguchichō 〒779-1403
Yokomichō 〒774-0042
Yoshiichō 〒771-5172
Ryōkechō 〒774-0011

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Anan for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Anan, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Anan. The first type of PO box is provided by Anan Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Anan to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Anan via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.