There are a number of babysitting options in Tokyo, including:

JAPAN BABYSITTER’S SERVICE
24-hour service, specializing in newborns to 6-year-olds.
Foreign-language sitters available.
Annual members fee: 20,000 yen.
Charges: 4,200 yen for 3 hours and 1,200 yen for each additional hour.
Tel: 03-3423-1251

NIPPON BABYSITTER
Sitters available on a part-time or regular basis.
Will pick children up after school. English-speaking sitters available.
Charges: 1,300 yen to 1,700 yen per hour depending upon time of day.
Tel: 03-3822-8058

TOKYO DOMESTIC SERVICE CENTER
Started 37 years ago. All sitters have over 10 years experience.
English-speaking sitters available if requested in advance.
Tel: 03-3584-4769

TOM SAWYER AGENCY
Can provide a sitter around the clock for newborns to 12-year-olds.
Annual members fee: 10,000 yen (entitles the customer to discount rates)
Charges: 3,000 yen for 3 hours and 1,200 yen for each additional hour.
Call by 8 pm the day before to book.
Tel: 03-3770-9530)

Other options for locating a babysitter include:

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