Character Shop / Idol Shop Spots in Japan

  • POKEMON CENTER OSAKA
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    4.0
    228 Reviews
    Shopping
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-1 Daimaru Umeda store B1F

    They have it whole floor with all the pokemon greatness. They have everything there from Plushies to utensil. A lot of limited edition pokemon too.

  • Pokemon Center MEGA TOKYO
    Shopping
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashikebukuro 3-1-2 Sunshine City Specialty Store Area Alpa 2F
    An official shop for the popular Pokemon video game located inside Sunshine City in Ikebukuro. The shop carries all manner of merchandize sure to delight any Pokemon fan, including games, stuffed animals, and original goods. Events are also frequently held at the shop, and shop highlights such as Pokemon card game classes for beginners and presents for visitors on their birthday are fun for children as well as adults.
  • Kitaro Chaya (Jindaiji Shop)
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    3.5
    51 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Choufushi Jindaijimotomachi 5-12-8
    A Japanese-style cafe and sweets shop located in Jindaijimoto-machi, Chofu City, Tokyo. The shop serves sweets and drinks themed after characters from the hit comic and cartoon GeGeGe no Kitaro and also has a shop selling yokai (monster) merchandise. The second floor is a gallery displaying work by Shigeru Mizuki, the creator of popular yokai manga series. .

    鬼太郎グッズが買える鬼太郎茶屋です。 調布の深大寺のところにあります。 鬼太郎好きには胸がときめくお店だと思います。

  • Pokémon Center Kyoto
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    4.0
    38 Reviews
    Shopping
    Kyoto Kyoto-shi Shimogyo-ku 4 Jodori Muromachi Higashiiri Kankobokocho 78 Kyoto Economic Affairs Center SUINA Muromachi 2F

    If you need a stuffed toy Pokémon, you’ll get it here. Also bags, jewelry, socks, phone covers, cosmetics, t-shirts and whatnot.. A Pikachu stuffed toy in Japanese clothing is a nice souvenir for a...

  • Gundam Cafe (Akihabara Shop)
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kandahanaokachou 1-1
    A cafe modeled after the world of the hit giant robot anime series Mobile Suit Gundam. The Jaburo coffee was created for Gundam fans wanting to try the coffee made at Jaburo, the home base of the Earth Federation in the Gundam universe. The Gundam mecha-themed curry and food names riffing off of popular episode titles and character lines are sure to tickle the hearts of Gundam lovers. The cafe also sells merchandise such as Gundam-themed Kutani ware, an amusing soy sauce bottle modeled after M'Quve's vase, shirts, and much more.
  • LINE FRIENDS STORE
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 4-31-12 Harajuku Zero Gate
    The official shop for LINE character goods located on Meiji-dori Avenue in the Jingumae area of Shibuya City, Tokyo. The shop carries a variety of original merchandise themed after popular LINE characters such as Brown, Cony, and Sally. Here shoppers can find stationary, stuffed animals, kitchenware, and much more. Items such as the matcha tea and mug set make perfect gifts.
  • Pompompurin Cafe Harajuku
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    3.5
    80 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 1-7-11CUTECUBEHARAJUKU3F
    A café themed after Pompompurin, a popular character which has won Sanrio’s Character Gran Prix two years in a row. The café’s innocent interior will make you feel like you are living in the world of Pompompurin and friends. In addition to one of a kind dishes, sweets, and drinks, patrons can also find goods sold nowhere else. Closest station: JR Harajuku Station.

    If you were marking this on quality of food then it would be so-so, but youre not ( well, Im not anyway). Its a theme cafe and one that my grand-daughter had down as a must do while on holiday...

  • Kochikame Game Park
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Katsushika-ku Kameari 3-49-3 Ario Kameari 3F
    "This amusement facility is modeled after the popular comedic police manga (comic book) ""Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Koen-mae Hashutsujo."" Located on the third floor of Ario Kameari down Tokyo Metropolitan Road Route 318 from JR Kameari Station, the facility has a Japanese festival ground-style central area. Statues of popular characters from the series such as protagonist Kankichi Ryotsu are placed around the facility and clothing modeled after outfits worn by the characters are also displayed inside. The facility also contains a realistic recreation of the police station appearing in the comics. Inside the police station area, you can look inside the desks of the various characters and read reports written in-character. In addition, the facility is decorated with relevant books and merchandise as well as animation cells and creator autographs."

    こここそファンに来て欲しいスポット。こち亀のキャラがたくさんいてニヤニヤが止まりませんでした。ゲームは苦手なのでゲームせずにウロウロしてしまいました。ゲームできる人は売り上げに貢献してください。

  • Rilakkuma Store, Tokyo Station shop
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 Tokyo Station No.1 street B1F
    Very popular among a wide age-range of people, this official shop of Rilakkuma bear, is located on the Tokyo Character Street, on the first basement floor of Tokyo Station Ichibangai. The Rilakkuma Tokyo Station Shop is the Rilakkuma specialty shop built around the concept of Happy Life with Rilakkuma. The bright white walled interior is lined with approximately 3,000 Rilakkuma bears, and baby Korilakkuma and the yellow bird friend, Kiiroi Tori. Sold here also is a line of items that are exclusive to this store alone.
  • Gundam Square
    Shopping
    Osaka Suitashi Senribampakukouen 2-1 Within EXPOCITY
    Gundam Cafe directly run by Bandai in the EXPO '70 Park in Osaka. Try Mobile Suit Gundam related menu items such as the Jaburo Coffee made with Jaburo coffee beans, mouthwatering Gundam Curry with a fragrant grilled cheese, and ice-cream that comes with a souvenir cup with the cafe's mascot Gundam-kun. You can also purchase chopstick stands made from kutani pottery, stainless steel forks, and other Gundam goods.
  • Pokémon Center Yokohama
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Nishi-ku Takashima 2-19-12 Marui City Yokohama 8F
  • Pokémon Center Skytree Town
    Shopping
    Tokyo Sumida-ku
  • Pokémon Store Tokyo Station
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 Tokyo Sta. 1 Bangai B1F Tokyo Character Street Uchi
  • Sanrio Gallery Shinsaibachi Branch
    Shopping
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Shinsaibashisuji 1-5-21
    "This shop is the flagship store of Sanrio, which boasts one of the largest scopes in west Japan. The three-story building faces ""Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade,"" a prosperous arcade of Chuo District, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, and its castle-like exterior decorated with pink is a landmark. In the cutely decorated interior, you'll find Hello Kitty goods, as well as popular Sanrio character goods. There are many products found only in this store, so many fans come from Japan and abroad. On the third floor, you'll find items perfectly suitable as Osaka souvenirs."
  • Pokémon Center TOKYO-BAY
    Shopping
    Chiba Funabashi-shi Hamacho 2-1-1 LaLaport TOKYO-BAY Nishi 2F
  • Nintendo TOKYO
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawacho 15-1 Shibuya PARCO 6F
  • Hello Kitty Japan Tokyo Skytree Town Solamachi
    Shopping
    Tokyo Sumida-ku Oshiage 1-1-2 Tokyo Sky Tree Town Tokyo Sola Machi East Yard 4F
    A Hello Kitty souvenir shop located inside Tokyo Skytree Town Tokyo Solamachi, a shopping mall standing at the base of Tokyo Skytree. The shop is filled with merchandise relating to Hello Kitty, a character loved around the world, including stuffed animals, lifestyle goods, accessories, and sweets. The Japanese-style original merchandise and local products from around Japan are particularly popular with both Japanese and international tourists. The closest station is Tokyo Skytree Station.
  • Snoopy Town Harajuku
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 6-1-9 Kidairand Harajuku Store B1
    A Snoopy Town shop located on the basement floor of Kiddy Land Harajuku in the Jingumae area of Shibuya City, Tokyo. The shop, themed after the Peanuts comic popular with young and old alike, is crammed with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and other Peanuts Gang goods. The shop carries a variety of items perfect as gifts, including stuffed animals, lifestyle goods, and wood figures. The shop also sells items exclusive to the Harajuku location.
  • JUMP SHOP Shibuya Store
    Shopping
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawacho 15-1 SHIBUYA PARCO 6F
  • Licca Castle
    Shopping
    Fukushima Pref. Tamuragunonomachi Ononimachi Nakadori 51-3
    This is a theme park based around the popular dress-up doll Licca, built around the idea of an “open factory,” and located about 10 minutes’ drive from Ban-etsu Expressway Ono Interchange. The outside is based on a European castle for exciting fairy tale fun. Inside, there are displays of all the different generations of Licca dolls, which are sure to fascinate fans young and old. There’s also costume rental for dress up play as you walk through the castle and grounds. In the doll classroom, you can coordinate an outfit for Licca any way you want.

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