Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Kyoto as you normally would.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Kyoto. Flights to Kyoto from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in August are about $1,387 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $869.