16 Anime Spots in Tokyo : Merchandise, Shows, Rides & More! 16 Anime Spots in Tokyo : Merchandise, Shows, Rides & More!

16 Anime Spots in Tokyo : Merchandise, Shows, Rides & More!


2019.10.12

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

16 Anime Spots in Tokyo : Merchandise, Shows, Rides & More!

Anime has become synonymous with Japan and if you’re visiting the country, chances are you want to pick up merchandise and souvenirs from your favorite shows. We'll be introducing 16 anime spots including shops, cafes and entertainment venues scattered across Tokyo.

  • 01

    One Piece

    #1: Tokyo One Piece Tower

    Tokyo One Piece Tower

    Tokyo One Piece Tower

    Tokyo One Piece Tower

    Tokyo One Piece Tower

    If you’re a fan of One Piece, then don’t miss a visit to the indoor theme park, Tokyo One Piece Tower, which is located inside Tokyo Tower. It’s packed with attractions and games based on the Straw Hat Crew characters from “One Piece”. Follow your favourite characters on their adventures on Tongari Island.

    See “The World of One Piece” projected onto a 360-degree screen! Then get up close to life-size statues of the characters in Luffy's Endless Adventure. There's also a live show that take place each day.

    Popular tours: One Piece Tower Tokyo E-Tickets

    Popular tours: Reservation for One Piece Restaurant in Tokyo Tower

    東京ワンピースタワー
    place
    東京都港区芝公園4-2-8 東京タワーフットタウン内
    phone
    0357775308
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    #2: The One Piece Mugiwara Store in Shibuya

    The One Piece Mugiwara Store

    The One Piece Mugiwara Store

    For One Piece souvenirs, you can’t miss out on the One Piece Mugiwara Store in Shibuya, which has more than 10,000 original items. It’s a five-minute walk from Shibuya Station.

    ONE PIECE麦わらストア 渋谷本店
    place
    東京都渋谷区神南1-23-10 MAGNET by SHIBUYA109 6F
    phone
    0364169222
  • 02

    Evangelion

    #1: Small Worlds Tokyo

    Hangar area

    Hangar area

    Dai-san shin Tokyo-shi area

    Dai-san shin Tokyo-shi area

    Scheduled to open in spring 2020 is the miniature theme park where the world of Evangelion, Dai-san shin Tokyo-shi, will be reproduced.

    Drawing on the latest in technology, many of the models will be operational for an action-packed experience as Evangelion’s main characters try and drive away violent monsters intent on destroying humanity.

    URL:http://www.smallworlds.jp/

    #2: Evangelion Store Tokyo-01

    Evangelion Store Tokyo-01

    Evangelion Store Tokyo-01

    Fans of the series can head to the Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 for the most comprehensive range of merchandise, character models and souvenirs. It’s a 1 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station’s East Exit.

    Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 Ikebukuro P’PARCO Store
    rating

    5.0

    1 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashikebukuro 1-50-35 Ikebukuro P'PARCO 2F
    phone
    0359923310
    opening-hour
    11:00-21:00
  • 03

    Gundam

    #1:Gundam Cafes

    Gundam Café in Akihabara

    Gundam Café in Akihabara

    Gundam Café

    Gundam Café

    Step into the futuristic world of Gundam at one of the two Gundam Cafes in Akihabara and Odaiba. Aside from the impressive interior decor inspired by this science fiction anime series, there are also plenty of themed menu items to enjoy, with dishes garnished according to the Gundam robot of your choice.

    Only at the Odaiba store can you eat the 1/144 Gunpla Yaki, an obanyaki (Japanese pancake filled with red bean paste) that’s designed like a 1/144 Gundam figurine.

    Gundam Cafe (Diver City Tokyo Plaza Shop)
    rating

    3.5

    75 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koto-ku Aomi 1-1-10 Diver City Tokyo Plaza 2F
    phone
    0364572778
    opening-hour
    10:00-21:00

    #2: Unicorn Gundam statue

    Unicorn Gundam statue

    Unicorn Gundam statue

    It’s also home to a 19.7 meter-tall Unicorn Gundam statue that is illuminated after dark and expands to 22.7 meters when it's in “destroy” mode.

    THE LIFE-SIZED UNICORN GUNDAM STATUE
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 1-1-10 Diversity Tokyo Plaza 2F

    # 3:The Gundam Base Tokyo

    The Gundam Base Tokyo

    The Gundam Base Tokyo

    The Gundam Base Tokyo

    The Gundam Base Tokyo

    For Gundam souvenirs, check out Gundam Base Tokyo on the top floor of Odaiba’s DiverCity Tokyo Plaza.

    THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO(ガンダムベース東京)
    rating

    4.0

    43 Reviews
    place
    東京都江東区青海1-1-10 ダイバーシティ東京プラザ7F
    phone
    0364260780
  • 04

    Naruto

    #1: NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato (“Hidden Leaf Village”)

    NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato

    NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato

    NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato

    NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato

    Fuji-Q Highland is a famous amusement park near the base of Mount Fuji and has just opened a special themed area NARUTO × BORUTO Fuji Konohagakure no Sato (“Hidden Leaf Village”). It’s based around characters and themes from Masashi Kishimoto’s famed anime series Naruto, as well as its spin-off Boruto.

    Aside from themed rides and arcade games, there’s also a museum and a 180-degree theater where you can watch famous scenes. If you’re feeling hungry, grab a bite to eat at Naruto's favorite ramen restaurant “Ichiraku”. Fuji-Q Highland is just one hour from Shinjuku by direct bus.

    URL:https://www.fujiq.jp/area/narutoboruto/

    Popular tours: 7% OFF Fuji-Q Highland Instant E-Tickets

    Ichiraku

    Ichiraku

    Fuji-Q Highland
    place
    Yamanashi Pref. Fujiyoshidashi Shinnishihara 5-6-1
    phone
    0555232111
    opening-hour
    9:00-17:00*Varies depending …
  • 05

    Pokémon

    #1:Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo

    Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo

    Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo

    The computer game, anime and film series Pokémon, swept the world by surprise. One place in Japan that fans shouldn’t miss is the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo. This huge shop in Ikebukuro sells everything from Pokémon-themed ramen to stationery and plush toys, with even the escalator featuring a cute Pokémon design.

    Pokemon Center MEGA TOKYO
    rating

    4.0

    468 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashikebukuro 3-1-2 Sunshine City Specialty Store Area Alpa 2F
    phone
    0359279290
    opening-hour
    10:00-20:00* Same as Hours, …

    #2: Pokémon Cafe

    Pokémon Cafe

    Pokémon Cafe

    Pokémon Cafe

    Pokémon Cafe

    Another place to visit is the Pokémon Center Tokyo DX on the 5th floor of Nihonbashi’s Takashimaya department store. It boasts around 1,300 square meters of retail space and numerous limited-edition items, as well as the first permanent cafe in Pokémon history.

    There are a variety of Pokémon-themed food and drinks on the menu, as well as character statues throughout the cafe.

    Read more
    Pokémon Hot Spots and Events for Tokyo 2019

    ポケモンセンタートウキョーDX(ディーエックス) & ポケモンカフェ
    rating

    4.0

    44 Reviews
    place
    東京都中央区日本橋2-11-2 日本橋高島屋S.C.東館 5F
    opening-hour
    [Pokemon Center Tokyo DX] 10…
  • 06

    Slam Dunk

    #1: Railroad crossing at Kamakura-koko-mae station

    Kamakura-koko-mae station

    Kamakura-koko-mae station

    Kamakura-koko-mae station

    Kamakura-koko-mae station

    Fans of the anime Slam Dunk should make the journey to Kamakura and ride the Enoden electric railway to Kamakura-koko-mae Station (Kamakura High School Station). It’s here that you’ll find the famous railroad crossing depicted in the opening scenes, with the blue waters of Sagami Bay in the background.

    Once you disembark the Enoden train, exit through the ticket gate for Shichirigahama and walk straight ahead. You’ll easily see the Slam Dunk crossing, with tourists gathering every day to have their photo captured here.

  • 07

    Dragon Quest / Final Fantasy / Kingdom Hearts

    #1: Artnia

    Artnia

    Artnia

    Artnia

    Artnia

    Artnia is the official merchandise store for Square Enix, which has produced many world-renowned games such as Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts. It combines a minimalistic white space that’s luxuriously stocked with goods and a creatively illuminated area that will make you feel like you’re lost in the gaming world.

    You can buy stuffed animals and key chains from the series, as well as limited-edition items that can only be purchased here. After shopping, visit the themed cafe and bar where you can order a “Slime Pancake” or “Materia Cocktail” based on elements taken from Square Enix’s series.

    ARTNIA
    rating

    4.0

    95 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 6-27-30 Shinjuku Eastside Square 1F
    phone
    0364576714
  • 08

    Sailor Moon

    #1: Shining Moon Tokyo

    Shining Moon Tokyo

    Shining Moon Tokyo

    Shining Moon Tokyo

    Shining Moon Tokyo

    The magical girl anime franchise Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon now has its very own restaurant in Minato's Azabu Juban district, which is a sacred place in the story. Shining Moon Tokyo is the world’s first restaurant dedicated to the series and will feature a character-inspired menu (available in Japanese, Chinese, and English) with daily live performances featuring easy to understand one-liners from the series.

    Aside from their cute food items and containers that you can take home, there are also plenty of photo spots throughout the restaurant that will have you snapping away.

    URL:https://sailormoon-shiningmoontokyo.com/

    美少女戦士セーラームーン -SHINING MOON TOKYO(シャイニング ムーン トウキョウ)-
    place
    東京都港区麻布十番1-10-10 ジュールA B1F
    phone
    0364475623
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    #2: Sailor Moon Store

    Sailor Moon Store

    Sailor Moon Store

    For the best selection of souvenirs, visit the Sailor Moon Store in Harajuku where you’ll find everything from phone cases to books, clothing, and accessories.

    Sailor Moon store
    rating

    1.0

    1 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Shibuya Jingu-mae 1-11-6 Laforet Harajuku B 0 . 5F
    phone
    0364475623

    #3:Sailor Moon Café 2019

    Sailor Moon Café 2019

    Sailor Moon Café 2019

    Sailor Moon Café 2019

    Sailor Moon Café 2019

    Sailor Moon is collaborating again this year with BOX CAFE to bring you "Sailor Moon Cafe 2019"!

    Fans can enjoy specially designed meals, desserts, drinks, and even purchasable Sailor Moon goods. The collaboration begins on the 3rd of October.

  • 09

    Hello Kitty

    #1:Sanrio Puroland

    Sanrio Puroland

    Sanrio Puroland

    Sanrio Puroland

    Sanrio Puroland

    Hello Kitty lovers can get their fix at Sanrio Puroland, an indoor theme park in Tama-Center. It features rides and attractions based not only on the character of Hello Kitty, but also My Melody, Cinnamoroll and Jewelpet.

    Jump aboard a boat to see Keroppi’s pond and Badtz Maru’s cave or admire Hello Kitty’s purses and jewelry on a tour of her home.

    Popular tours: 50% OFF Sanrio Puroland E-Tickets for Hello Kitty Theme Park

    Sanrio Puroland
    rating

    4.0

    1 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Tamashi Ochiai 1-31
    phone
    0423391111
    opening-hour
    [Weekday] 10:00-17:00[Saturd…

    #2:Sanrio World Ginza

    Sanrio World Ginza

    Sanrio World Ginza

    If you can’t find the Hello Kitty merchandise you want at Sanrio Puroland’s gift shop, try Sanrio World Ginza which is a four-minute walk from Ginza Station. It’s the world’s largest Sanrio flagship store and offers the widest selection of goods, including many limited-edition items and Japanese-style character goods.

    Sanrioworld GINZA
    place
    Tokyo Chuo-ku Ginza 4-1 NISHIGINZA 12F
    phone
    0335664060
  • 10

    ― Anime character shops

    Aside from themed attractions and amusement parks, there are also plenty of anime character shops where you can buy merchandise. These are some of our top recommendations.

  • 11

    Jump Shop

    Jump Shop

    Jump Shop

    The Jump Shop is a series of stores that sell licensed goods and character products featured in the “Weekly Shōnen Jump”. You can expect to find merchandise from Tokyo Ghoul, Gintama, Naruto, One Punch Man and even Dragon Ball.

    Jump Shops are scattered across Tokyo (Sky Tree Town, Tokyo Dome City, Tokyo Station), with exclusive merchandise, cosplay goods, and limited-edition items.

    If you’re a fan, coincide your visit to Tokyo with the Jump Festa 2020 that will be taking place from 21st-22nd December. New manga, anime, and games will be introduced at the event, along with plenty of merchandise. The great thing is, is that it’s completely free to attend.

    URL:https://www.jumpfesta.com/

    Makuhari Messe
    rating

    3.5

    449 Reviews
    place
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Nakase 2-1
    phone
    0432960001
    opening-hour
    Depending on the event
  • 12

    Tokyo Character Street

    Tokyo Character Street

    Tokyo Character Street

    Tokyo Character Street

    Tokyo Character Street

    Located inside Tokyo Station, Tokyo Character Street is lined with stores selling merchandise from anime and manga series. There are also character-themed stores for Hello Kitty, Rilakkuma and Ultraman, as well as Pretty Cure, Pokémon and a LEGO shop.

    You’ll also find stores dedicated to particular TV stations, including TV Asahi and the TBS shop. Tokyo Character Street is situated in the basement of the Yaesu North exit, with around 30 shops to explore in total.

    URL:https://www.tokyoeki-1bangai.co.jp/en/

    TOMICA Shop?PLARAIL Shop (Tokyo Branch)
    place
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 Tokyo Sta. 1 Bangai Tokyo Character Street
    phone
    0352201351
    opening-hour
    10:00-20:30
  • 13

    The Kiddy Land Harajuku

    The Kiddy Land Harajuku

    The Kiddy Land Harajuku

    The Kiddy Land Harajuku

    The Kiddy Land Harajuku

    First opened in 1950, the Harajuku branch of Kiddy Land has been a family entertainment landmark for decades. It’s packed with merchandise from popular Japanese and American toy brands, with each floor dedicated to different characters.

    Begin in the Snoopy Town Shop on the basement floor where you can find all your favorite Peanuts characters. Then head to Disney Avenue or the corner dedicated to the cute Dutch rabbit Miffy. There are plenty of goods from Studio Ghibli, Star Wars, Rilakkuma and one of Japan’s best-loved characters Hello Kitty.

    URL:https://www.kiddyland.co.jp/harajuku/#

    KIDDY LAND - Harajuku
    rating

    4.5

    346 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 6-1-9
    phone
    0334093431
    opening-hour
    [Weekday] 11:00-21:00[Saturd…
  • 14

    Anion Station Akihabara main store

    Anion Station Akihabara

    Anion Station Akihabara

    Image photo

    Image photo

    Anion Station is a customer participation lounge and party space that’s been designed specifically for fans of anime and anison (anime songs), with their main branch in Akihabara.

    It hosts a variety of collaboration events with different anime series and video games where you’ll find unique interior decorations and themed menu items.

    Radio shows and DJ events are also held here where you can enjoy live music requests, such as the On Stage Live nights and Jukebox Rock On where your requests and messages will be read out by the MC.

    Psyllium dance performances are also on the calendar, with impressive lighting used to create the effect of straight lines or curves.

    Ani ON STATION AKIHABARA Honten
    place
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Sotokanda 3-1-16 Daido Limited Building 1F
    phone
    0362629850
  • 15

    Tamashii Nations Tokyo in Akihabara

    Tamashii Nations Tokyo

    Tamashii Nations Tokyo

    Tamashii Nations Tokyo

    Tamashii Nations Tokyo

    TAMASHII NATIONS TOKYO brings you a range of anime figurines that can only be bought at this location. Apart from the collectable items on the main floor, there's an exihibition floor and an event floor where they you'll get a chance to see some rare items.

  • 16

    Animate Cafe Ikebukuro

    Animate Cafe Ikebukuro

    Animate Cafe Ikebukuro

    Animate is another popular anime merchandise chain store that now has its own cafe in Ikebukuro. It serves a range of food and drinks that are themed around popular anime films and video games, with various collaborations that are constantly changing to create a mini theme park atmosphere.

    Cardboard cutouts of your favorite characters decorate the entrance to the store and there are always great photo opportunities. The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro also sells merchandise that’s not available anywhere else. And many of the menu items come with unique novelty souvenirs.

    animatecafe Ikebukuro
    rating

    4.0

    5 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashi-ikebukuro 3-2-1
    phone
    0359565401
  • 17

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote is a chain of discount stores found throughout Japan that stocks a wide variety of goods, including anime merchandise and character goods. You can expect to find affordable cosplays and cute souvenirs, with stock varying between stores.

    Head to the Don Quijote store in Akihabara for its otaku feel, with plenty of anime-print clothing, or visit one of the numerous locations in Shinjuku. There’s also a newly opened store in Asakusa that’s usually less crowded than the other branches.

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote

    Don Quijote Akihabara
    place
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Sotokanda 4-3-3
    phone
    0352985411

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