PHOTO PAPERS in JAPAN

There are variations available in these papers, both in texture and thickness,
but here is a good set of options with which to start.

ARCHES
the famous French watercolor paper manufacturer

"Textured" 100% cotton
0.48 mil   240 g/m2

5 sheets A4 @ ¥1195 = ¥239.4 / sheet

CANNON / HAHNEMUHLE - Pixus
the best German paper manufacturer

"Photo Rag"
0.376 mil   188 g/m2

10 sheets @ ¥2410 = ¥241 / sheet

KONICA MINOLTA
a copier & camera company merger

" "
0.38 mil   190 g/m2

20 sheets @ ¥2830 = ¥141.5 / sheet

DEEP PV
an interesting Japanese company

" "
0.37 mil   186 g/m2

10 sheets @ ¥1220 = ¥122 / sheet

AVERY / MAXELL - Pictafine
a stationary & camera company merger

"Dual Sided Portrait Paper"
0.30 mil   150 g/m2

10 sheets @ ¥1008 = ¥101 / sheet

KOKUYO
a Japanese stationery company

"Double Sided Matte"
not a fine art paper, but good for book dummies
0.24 mil   120 g/m2

50 sheets @ ¥1092 = ¥21.84 / sheet

 

Yodobashi camera in Shinjuku is a good source for these papers and many other professinal level photo products.