Household Goods / Daily Necessities Spots in Japan

  • Tower Records Shibuya
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jinnan 1-22-14
    This record store is considered one of the world’s largest music stores and is located in Jinnan, Shibuya City, Tokyo. It is a large specialty shop with a variety of genre of CDs. Genres are divided into each floor such as J-pop, rock, and classical music, and the interior theme of each floor is different for each genre. Many events by artists and performers are held in the event space on the basement floor and the eighth floor as well as the floor with the grand piano. There is a café on the rooftop, and at night it is an adult space where you can enjoy music while drinking and smoking.
  • HANDS Shibuya Store
    rating-image
    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawachou 12-18
    In addition to DIY-related merchandise this large chain store carries interior goods and kitchen accessories as well as pet supplies. It offers an extensive line-up from standard items to cutting edge goods, and also carries a wide assortment of items that make for fashionable gifts. On the seventh floor is the popular self-service cafe, “Hands Cafe Shibuya.”

    One of the specialised mall that i go to wothout fail when im in Japan. 7 floors of items to look at and buy but I usually buy fountain pens and supplies here. Sadly, this shopping building will...

  • IKEA Tachikawa
    Shopping
    Tokyo Tachikawashi Midorichou 6
    The Tachikawa location of IKEA, the Swedish furniture shop wildly popular around the world. Here shoppers can purchase low cost, style Northern European home décor items. The vast, warehouse-like shop sells an astounding array of prefabricated furniture, interior decorations, and lifestyle goods. IKEA also sells Northern European foods such as Swedish meatballs and there is also a restaurant on the second floor serving casual Swedish cuisine. Closest stations: Tachikawa Station, or Takamatsu Station.
  • Books Kinokuniya Shinjuku Main Store
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-17-7
    "A large bookstore located in Shinjuku, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo. The main building and the annex ""adhoc"" building are located between Shinjuku-dori and Yasukuni-dori streets. The main building has nine floors from the first basement to the eighth floor, selling literature, foreign books, specialized books, magazines, picture books, etc. It also has the Shinjuku Medical Book Center, which specializes in the field of medicine and nursing, the Kinokuniya Hall, where plays, rakugo, and other performances are held, and a room for the exclusive use of talk events, etc. The annex deals in comics, light novels, DVDs, etc."
  • IKEA Kohoku
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Tsuzuki-ku Orimotocho 201-1
    This Swedish furniture store is located right next to the Shinkaibashi bus stop a 20-minute ride on the Yokohama Municipal Bus. Inside the massive store, you can purchase some 9,500 originally designed pieces of furniture and home decorations. This particular location has concluded a cooperation agreement with Yokohama City and is engaged in a variety of initiatives, including energy conservation, local production for local consumption, and child and youth cultivation projects. As part of these initiatives, the store sells vegetables straight from farms in Tsuzuki Ward, and also operates a mobile hydrogen station.
  • Junkudo Bookstore Ikebukuro
    rating-image
    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Minamikebukuro 2-15-5
    This is a large bookstore located five minutes on foot from JR Ikebukuro Station East Exit, and the sales floor is from the basement to the ninth floor. There are books of various genres ranging from literary books to magazines, comics, medical and other specialist books etc. Many people visit from far away to find the book they are looking for. Inside the shop, you can search for your desired book with the help of a search machine, or you can use the desks and chairs provided to choose your books carefully. There is also a café on the fourth floor.

    池袋駅のすぐそばにあるジュンク堂。フロア面積が広く,品ぞろえ豊富で,専門書も充実しています。本を買うときは必ずジュンク堂というくらいよく行くお店です。

  • Sekaido Main Store
    rating-image
    4.5
    27 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-1-1
    This art supplies and stationary store was established in 1940. Consisting of six floors, the store prides itself on its extensive stock enabling customers to acquire just about any art-related product needed, including materials for Western- and Japanese-style painting, comic drawing supplies, frames, design supplies, and stationary and office supplies. There's an art gallery and art school on the sixth floor which hosts a variety of classes on the arts. The store also has a monthly sketch club in which you can go somewhere nearby to sketch and receive advice from an experienced instructor.

    I think I read about this store on a Buzzfeed article, and when I found out wed be heading to Japan, I knew I wanted to stop here. It was a great store, with many unique items, an excellent...

  • JUMP SHOP Tokyo Dome City
    Shopping
    Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Kouraku 1-3-61 Tokyo Dome City
    An official shop dedicated to the Weekly Shonen Jump and Jump SQ comic magazines located inside Tokyo Dome City in the Koraku area of Bunkyo City, Tokyo. The shop sells lifestyle goods, snacks, fashion wear, and DVDs connected with the comics serialized in the magazines. JUMP SHOP also carries merchandise available no place else, and this popular destination constantly buzzes with people of all ages, from children to adults. The shop is also a popular tourism destination for Jump fans from throughout Japan and the world.
  • Kinokuniya Umeda Main Store
    Shopping
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Shibata 1-1-3 Hankyu 3 Bangai
    This bookstore is one of a chain established in 1927. This large, well-known chain has 81 book centers and 68 stores in major cities across Japan. In addition to Japanese books, electronic books, Western books, used books, domestic and international magazines, and CDs and DVDs, the store also carries an abundance of stationary, knickknacks, and other choice items. Further, the store holds a variety of events.
  • Shosen Grande
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kandajimbouchou 1-3-2
    A huge bookstore located a one-minute walk from Jimbocho Station. The flagship shop of the venerable Shosen bookstore chain, which was founded in 1948, the store sees an unending stream of visitors seeking to purchase highly specialized books from among Shosen Grande's massive selection. The sixth floor, for example, is stocked only with materials relaxing to railroads, and the selection of not only books but also merchandize and railroad accessories has made it a mecca for train aficionados. The seventh floor event space is frequently used to host events for young up-and-coming entertainers. Every floor offers something different, making Shosen Grande a fun place just to come and look.
  • Kakimori
    rating-image
    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Taitou-ku Misuji 1-6-2
    A stationery shop located in front of Kuramae Station in Taito City, Tokyo where you can create a one-of-a-kind notebook. When creating your notebook, you can choose from among some 60 varieties of cover materials and 30 varieties of pages. You can also try writing on the various page materials to choose your favorite. After you've finished making your order, an experienced artisan will complete your notebook in a few minutes. You can also make your own original ink here. The staff are happy to give advice, making it easy even for first-timers. You can fill one of the store's special-order bottles with a color that's all your own.

    自分だけのオリジナルノートを作れます。表紙から中紙、留め具など選んでカスタマイズが可能です。表紙は革の物もあり、中紙を使い切ったら有料で中紙の交換もできるそうです。日本国内遠方の場合は郵送で対応してくれます。欠点をあげるとオリジナルノートの作製に時間がかかってしまう事です。今日頼むと出来上がりは20日後でした。日本滞在中に受け取れ場合には海外発送できるかどうかは確認していません。ノートの他にも魅力...

  • Ozu Washi
    rating-image
    4.0
    41 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashihonchou 3-6-2 Ozu Main Building Building
    A washi Japanese paper shop established in 1653, Ozu Washi carries washi designed for painting, calligraphy, crafts, interior design, and a variety of other purposes with a focus on handmade washi papers from around the country. The shop also operates the Ozu Gallery, which holds exhibitions and classes on making washi paper by hand, as well as the Ozu History Museum, which contains exhibits on the history of paper and Ozu.

    This paper store is a fun place to shop for its artistic papers of every design, color and texture. Gift items are available in all price ranges. If you have the time, pay the small fee to make...

  • Mito Shoji (Ameyoko Plaza Shop)
    rating-image
    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Taitou-ku Ueno 6-10-7 Ameyoko Plaza 4
    A store which sells imported lighters and writing materials and which has operated for over 30 years in the Ameya-Yokocho market in Ueno. The shop carries an abundant variety of products and always keeps around 2,300 Zippo lighters in stock at any given time. In addition to standard plain lighters, the shop also sells a wide array of lighters with brand logos, anime characters, and other designs. Among the shop's selection, you'll find more rare lighters perfect for international visitors to Japan, such as a lighter decorated with an image of Tokyo Skytree or Japanese gold lacquer.

    アメ横の高架下にあるアメ横プラザの店です。 喫煙具や万年筆の店ですが、時計なども売っていて、ぱっと見は何の店かわかりません。

  • Ushimado Olive Shop
    rating-image
    4.0
    111 Reviews
    Shopping
    Okayama Pref. Setouchishi Ushimadochoushimado 412-1
    "This olive shop is located approximately a 20-minute drive from Oku Station on the JR Ako Line. The directly operated store of Ushimado Olive Garden, they offer various olive products such as edible olive oil and cosmetics with the theme of ""living with olives."" ""Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ushimado"" is their limited time only product sold from December to around March. Their ShikOlive Medicinal Skin Cream printed with a photograph of Ushimado Olive Garden is a cream popular for its smooth feeling and is a good item to commemorate coming to the garden."

    瀬戸内海を一望できる岡山県の「牛窓」は 日本のエーゲ海とも呼ばれてるらしい。 そして今は「恋人の聖地」を名乗ってるんだ。 ▷幸福の鐘 心を込めて3回鳴らすとオリーブに託した思いの全てを この美しい丘から鐘の響に乗せてあなたに届けるってさ。 つまり、片想いの人が相手の事を想い、鐘を鳴らすと、 オリーブ魔人が相手をストーキングして伝達するって事...

  • Spoonbill Tennoji
    rating-image
    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    Osaka Osakashi Tennouji-ku Chausuyamachou 5-55 Temple inside
    This is a flower and botanical shop that originated in Tokyo's Minami Aoyama district. Tenshiba, an area of Tennoji Park filled with greenery, outside and even inside the store. There is a specialty organic cafe adjoining the shop, so you can relax while enjoying the flowers. The cafe can be rented out, and you can have an all-garden wedding produced by the flower shop by collaborating with facilities in Tenshiba.

    ランチ1200円のカレー、パスタを食べました。 作る人が塩分を取れないのか、コンソメスープに味がない。冷たい。これは冷製スープなのか?これで1200円。場所代? フェルメール展の半券で一割引とからだからいってみれば、『ランチメニューは適用されません』だと。何人もそれ言われてました。一種の詐欺ぽいなあ。 まあそれでも美味しければいいのだけれど…。 座った場所が悪いのか、背の高い男性が落ち着きなく何回...

  • Stock Busters Tsubame
    rating-image
    4.0
    36 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tsubame City Distribution Center, Niigata Prefecture 2-16
    Created in 2002, Stock Busters is a factory outlet that sells dead stock at prices lower than half suggested retail prices. Every year, roughly 1,000 tourist buses come to this outlet as a famous tourist spot and farmer’s market. The wide selection of kitchen goods, lifestyle items, outlet products, gardening items, etc. is worth a look. Approximately 13 minutes by car from JR Tsubame Station.

    新潟に行く予定があったので寄ってみました。他県ナンバーが多い印象でした。 農家用の鍬と枝切り鋏をを買いました。鍬は1100円と手頃なお値段でした。プロ使用の調理道具もあり見ているだけでも楽しいです。

  • Umeda Tsutaya Books
    Shopping
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3
  • Melonbooks Ikebukuro
    Shopping
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Minamikebukuro 1-23-6 KDG Building B1F
    A shop located in the Minami-Ikebukuro area of Toshima City, Tokyo selling dojinshi (fanzines) based on anime, video game, manga, and light novel properties as well as merchandise and new books. Although the shop sells adult-oriented merchandise, it is also notable for its large collection of books and products for more general tastes. Some of the things sold at Melonbooks are offered nowhere else, and many customers come here from far away seeking their favorite dojinshi and related merchandise. Open until 11 pm, even people coming home from work can stop by and browse at their leisure.
  • Flying Tiger Copenhagen Omotesando Store
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 4-3-2
    Flying Tiger is a chain originating in Denmark which sells Scandinavian lifestyle goods. Flying Tiger is designed around the concept of cute and fashionable European decorations and knickknacks at reasonable prices. Inside, countless goods are arranged under the store's characteristic soft lighting. The selection primarily focuses on stationary, interior decorations, kitchen goods, dining utensils, and party items. Colorful, pop-inspired paper napkins and tablecloths make popular presents.
  • MEGAMAX Chiba NT Store
    Shopping
    Chiba Pref. Inzaishi Nishinohara 5-1
    This outlet furniture store is located a 20-minute walk from Inzai-Makinohara Station on the JR Hokuso Line in Inzai City, Chiba Prefecture. The store carries a wide selection of sofas, beds, and other interior furnishings. There's an assembly studio where you can put furniture you've purchased together before taking it home, a kids space with movies and coloring books for small children, and a cafe where you can relax and take a break. Pets are also allowed in the store as long as they are in a cage or carry cart.

Search for Travel Information from Photographs

Browse Interests