Shopping Spots in Kichijoji / Shimokitazawa / Nakano Area

  • Nakano Broadway
    Shopping
    Tokyo Nakano-ku Nakano 5-52-15
    As a complex building that opened in 1966, the lower level floors are a shopping center while the upper level floors are condominiums. Known as a holy land for subculture, the space from the second floor to the fourth floor is occupied by many specialist-oriented shops carrying anime, manga, used books and premium toys. From the first basement floor to the ground floor there are a row of shops related to food products, daily necessities, and fashion. The area is frequented by many women and non-Japanese, and is a popular shopping spot regardless of age or nationality.
  • Nakano Sunplaza
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    3.5
    48 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Nakano-ku Nakano 4-1-1
    This white building comprised of a triangular design is a complex facility that has become a familiar landmark in Nakano. Inside it contains such facilities as a concert hall, accommodation, a wedding hall, restaurants, banquet halls, training rooms and amusement facilities. Called the holy land of idols (pop stars), it is particularly famous for its concert hall. Developers aim to demolish the structure in 2022 and a new facility with an arena that can accommodate a maximum of 10,000 people is scheduled to be constructed. The closest station is Nakano Station.

    I am totally satisfied with its location and services... However, bed size is quite small and short for tall people. Also, not enough towels are offered... Dont forget to order a Japanese cuisine...

  • Kichijouji Satou
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    4.0
    158 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashino-shi Kichijoji Honcho 1-1-8
    "This Japanese black beef restaurant has appeared in various media outlets as the store with the longest lines in Kichijoji. The shop is located facing the street, almost at the center of the town's famous Sun Road shopping district, and offers high-quality, domestically produced black wagyu beef. In addition to selling by weight for things like sukiyaki, shabu-shabu and rib roasts, they are also known for their freshly fried ""original minced cutlets."" From the moment you bite into it, this dish is bursting with piping hot, juicy meat and a crispy-crunchy texture, and since it's cooked through to the center on low heat, waiting five minutes or so before digging in is a must. Depending on the timing, there may be wait times of several hours."

    Satou holds a fond place amongst my tastebuds, as its the place where I had my first ever menchi katsu, and it took me a few years to get back there to have a taste of it again. Every morning when...

  • Ozasa
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    4.0
    118 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 1-1-8
    A Japanese confectionary shop located in the Daiya-gai shopping arcade which extends away from the north exit of Kichijoji Station. Osaza only sells two things: yokan bean jelly and monaka wafer cakes with bean jam. Even so, these two products are so popular there's a constant line of customers outside waiting to purchase them. The yokan, in particular, is made entirely by the hands of skilled artisans without the use of any machines, and many customers come back time and again to enjoy its delicious flavor. It's so popular, you usually can't purchase any unless you come very early in the morning, and fans refer to it as the phantom yokan. Osaza's offers two varieties of monaka filling-shiro-an white bean jam and azuki-an red bean jam, and you can buy mixed sets which include both flavors. These sets make great souvenirs and presents.

    近くにメンチカツで有名な肉屋があり長蛇の列ができています。すぐそばの小さな売店ですが、ここも有名店。数名並んでいるのはざらにあります。

  • Kochiya
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashino-shi Kichijoji Honcho 2-25-7
    There are stylish and unique shops lined up on Nakamichi-dori Street in Kichijoji while still retaining the ambiance of an old-fashioned downtown area. This antenna shop for Kochi Prefecture is almost in the center. There are fresh vegetables packed in the display window, making it almost seem like what you would expect from a produce seller. Inside this compact shop, they have over 350 items such as tofu, eggs, delicacies and spices, in addition to items that you can only get in Kochi Prefecture. Fresh dried bonito flakes are the local specialty that best represents Kochi, and it is also a popular drinking snack.

    吉祥寺の中道通りを散策している時に訪れました。高知の旬の食材が購入できるお店で、普段みない商品をみているだけでも楽しいお店でした。

  • SHISHA 2
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Setagaya-ku Kitazawa 2-33-12 MG1-Building B1F

    水タバコのお店。 気にはなっていたもののなかなか行けず。 やっとチャレンジできました。 ブルーベリーの水タバコにしました。 水蒸気を吸って吐く、体への害もないので安心です。 フレーバーも色々ありますが、ブルーベリー味は美味しかったです。

  • Rilakkuma Store Kichijoji
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 1-11-5 Kopichi Kichijoji Building A 6F
    A shop dedicated to the popular Rilakkuma character located in the Character Park section on the sixth floor of the Coppice Kichijoji shopping center. Built around the concept of a “happy life with Rilakkuma,” the shop carries Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, and Kiiroitori merchandise and lifestyle goods.
  • Kirarina Keio Kichijoji
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujiminamichou 2-1-25
    A mall connected directly to JR Kichijoji Station and Keio Kichijoji Station. Filled with clothing stores, lifestyle goods shops, and restaurants, Kirarina Keio Kichijoji's convenient location ensures that it's always bustling. Easy to stop by on the way home from work, the facility also has an eye clinic, cooking classroom, and nail salon.
  • Le Jardin Gaulois (Higashinakano Shop)
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokyo Nakano-ku Higashinakano 3-1-17
    A French side dish and sweets shop located in 3 Chome Higashinakano, Nakano City. Here you'll find side dishes like quiche, terrine, salads, and gratins, as well as sweets such as cakes, tarts, choux cremes, puddings, and marshmallows. The shop's original chouquette rusks, which combine traditional French chouquette with rusk cookies; are particularly popular.

    夕食、あるいはワインのお供に食べる美味しいお惣菜がたくさんあります。一つ二つと買って帰りたくなります。

  • Free Design[Import Northern Europe/Design]
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 2-18-22F
    A select shop built around the concept of “quality living” carrying a carefully assembled array of lifestyle goods and tableware from northern and central Europe, the United States, Japan, and other countries around the world. Offering a wide selection of highly original items, with a focus on ease of use and design, the shop also sells products from such popular brands as Marimekko and Hakusan Porcelain. The closest station is Kichijoji Station.
  • 36 Sublo
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 2-4-16 Hara Building 2F
    A stationery shop located in fashionable Kichijoji. Focusing on standard Japanese stationery goods, the shop also carries retro-style stationery as well as stationery products from overseas. The shop's wooden shelves are lined with a variety of intriguing and retro stationery items. 36 Sublo also creates its own original products, and its paper products and seals with warm, handwriting-like fonts are particularly popular. The Kokonotana gallery inside the shop is used to hold small events and display pieces by artists working in a variety of genres.
  • The Original Pancake House, Kichijoji Branch
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujiminamichou 1-7-1 Marui Kichijoji store 1F
    This pancake specialty restaurant is located in the Marui Kichijoji store, in Minamimachi, Kichijoji, Musashino City. This pancake restaurant boasts 140 stores in the U.S. and offers various types of pancakes researched from the U.S. and other countries, in addition to their own original recipes for pancakes. As well as plain natural yeast batter pancakes, one can order waffles, French toast, eggs benedict, and omlettes off the menu.
  • Tsumikusa
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujiminamichou 2-20-3 Kichijoji Flat 1F
    Tsumikusa is just a six-minute walk from the Koen exit of the Kichijoji Station. The Tsumikusa is a containers and tools store that opened in 2009 on a site along the Suehiro Boulevard in Kichijoji. The beautiful container and tools, created by artisans, exhibiting discriminating handiwork, are arranged on display in this store with a quintessentially serene feel of Japanese harmony. The owner travels around Japan looking for lacquer ware or glass, wood works or traditional local toys, which are easy to use in one's daily life, and will only become more beloved with use. Seasonally, exhibits for various artists are held.
  • Hyakunen
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 2-2-10 Murata Building 2F
    Relaxing second-hand book store in Kichijoji Honcho. Not just a second-hand book store where you can buy and sell books, but a place for the community where they sell individually published indie-works, hold talks, and have photo exhibitions. Pick up a points card that earns you one point for every 500 yen. Get a bonus point if it's raining. Second-hand books can even be ordered from their website.
  • COTSWOLDS (Kichijoji Shop)
    Shopping
    Tokyo Musashinoshi Kichijoujihonchou 4-13-2
    This import variety shop is located in the Kichijoji Nakamichi-dori Shopping Arcade in Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino City. They sell British vintage goods such as crockery and tableware, clothing, stamps, rubber ducks, and Beatles memorabilia.
  • Nomad Books (Tabinohonya Nomado)
    Shopping
    Tokyo Suginami-ku Nishiogikita 3-12-10 BUILDING 1F
    This is the only bookstore in Japan dedicated to travel. This bookstore was created to allow people to experience travel through books, and to stir up one's imagination for traveling. Conceptually envisioned around the word, travel, it houses a large variety of periodicals and books of multiple genres that relate to travel. It also carries rare old books and merchandise only sold here. The bookshelves are arranged by genre, so that both new books and old books are mixed together, and books by the same author are arranged together, which makes it easy to find books on the subject of your interest. They also sell a variety goods with that inspires that travel.
  • Anglaise
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Suginami-ku Nishiogikita 2-2-17A Flats 103
    This tart specialty shop is in Suginami City's Nishiogikita 2 Chome area. Besides working as the head chef of LUPICIA, Yoshimasa Umehara has made his way through a number of famous establishments, and this shop sells a variety of his tarts using seasonal fruits. They also have cookies, pound cake, apple pies and other items.
  • Entuko-do Bakery
    Shopping
    Tokyo Suginami-ku Nishiogikita 4-3-4
    The bakery in Nishiogikubo is marked by its wooden owl sign. Found down a narrow alley, this hidden gem has a relaxed atmosphere. The name, Entuko, comes from the Tohoku dialect word for a basket to hold your baby while you work in the fields. They offer over 40 different types of bread baked fresh every morning. Their most popular usually sell out just after noon. Their best seller is their chewy, hedgehog themed Nishiogi Hari-kun made with lots of chocolate chips. Our recommendation is the Entuko Toast, bearing the shop's name, rich with fermented butter and aromatic Hokkaido wheat.
  • Macaon et Chocolat (Nishiogikubo Main Shop)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Suginami-ku Nishiogiminami 2-6-4 Ibis Nishigi 1F
    This macaron specialist is in 2 Chome Nishiogi-Minami, Suginami City. They offer more than 10 seasonal varieties of macaron, as well as tiny compressed and baked Macaron Boro cookies, winter-only Chocolat Caviar chocolate-covered cereal, and more.
  • cafe spile
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokyo Suginami-ku Asagayaminami 3-4-22
    Individuals or groups can enjoy lunch or dinner seated at Brocante furniture at cafe spile where there's always live music or workshops happening. Parties can be reserved for 12 or more people. Enjoy up to three hours of this relaxing space.

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