so i have been living and working in japan since fed 2nd. i live in a company apt in saitama and have the address and company name on my gaijin card. i have spent the past 3 days frantically trying to get an iphone from softbank however it seems impossible. every time i try to set it up they tell me i cant sign up my plan without a credit card and of course the banks dont allow me to have a credit card because im a gaijin. im legally married to a japanese woman, work for a japanese company and live in a company apt. they told me if i bring my health insurance, bank book, hanko, gaijin card, cash card and 3 months of bills il be able to pay with my cash card. After gathering all the info and filling out all the paper work today i was told "Sorry, softbank says no gaijin. you can purchase the phone for 60,000 yen now and continue with a monthly plan but thats the best you can get." is it possible to somehow set up a normal softbank iphone account without a credit card? i want to be able to pay off my phone on a 2 year plan like they advertise if possible.
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