Answered almost 3 years ago

best shopping area for vintage goods

leo leo, Living in Japan

It depends on what you mean by ”vintage goods”. If you look for vintage outfits, you should go to Harajuku area. There is vintage book shop street in Kanda and Ochanomizu area. In Hongo area there's antique art museam such as calligraphy.http://www.hongou.jp/e/

Answered almost 3 years ago

Where can I find doujinshi products?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Animate and Toranoana in Akihabara are most famous places. If you have a chance to be in Tokyo during new years holidays, there is a big "Comic Market" festival in Odaiba. This is the biggest festival where Doujinshi circles gather and sell their pieces in one place. There are many cosplayers out...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Where can I buy cheap snack souvenirs (Tokyo Banana, Kitkat etc) or cosmetics (shishedo, kose, etc) in Tokyo and have lots stock of product? Thank you :)

kahojun kahojun, Living in Japan

Haneda Airport is featured. Since the only buys at the airport tourist souvenirs to purchase and carry is very difficult, but after I came home.Many other exclusive products available only at Haneda Airport on little Tokyo takeway is available here.It is recommended that so very many of the shop...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Where can I buy cheap snack souvenirs (Tokyo Banana, Kitkat etc) or cosmetics (shishedo, kose, etc) in Tokyo and have lots stock of product? Thank you :)

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

If you are looking for "the souvenir" kind of snacks, try hitting Tokyo Station. Along the main street from Chuo Line to Tohoku Shinkansen platform, there are several souvenir shops selling snack souvenir from Tokyo such as Tokyo Banana. Yaesu shopping street, also connected to Tokyo Station, is ...

Answered almost 3 years ago

hello... where can i buy munafie panty, cosmetic and skin care such as shiseido, sk ii, kate, and others? also where i can find kitkat with various flavor? thank you

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

For munafie, cosmetics (KATE, MAJORICA MAJORCA, Fasio, VISSE, etc) try looking one of drug stores. Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Daikokiya, Tsuruha, Papas, etc. Donna probably sells those. For SK II, head to department stores such as Isetan or Takashimaya in Shinjuku. 

Answered almost 3 years ago

where can i buy souvenirs in tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

First of all, it must be inside Tokyo Station. On the main street where most of JR lines leaving Tokyo Station; Yamanote Line, Chuo Line, Keihin Tohoku Line, etc, there few souvenir shops selling products from Tokyo such as Tokyo Banana, etc. Another good place is Haneda Airport. There are two ar...

Answered almost 3 years ago

What are the best clothing shops in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Below are the places I usually visit:- UNITED ARROWShttp://www.united-arrows.co.jp/index.html- JOURNAL STANDARDhttp://journal-standard.jp/- IENAhttp://iena.jp/- apart by lawryshttp://www.dot-st.com/apartbylowrys/All of the shops above are in popular shopping buildings, such as LUMINE. 

Answered almost 3 years ago

how much is yukata rental in osaka?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

I don't know any particular rental yukata shop in Osaka, but when I rented in Kamakura, it costed ¥4,000 minimum. (The cost depends on which print you choose and what kind of hair you want to set, etc) I think the price is about the same. 

Published almost 3 years ago

20 Best Things To Do In Ginza To Experience Style and Culture

20 Best Things To Do In Ginza To Experience Style and Culture

Ginza is not only the center of high-end shopping, but it is also where the latest trends from the world over converge with timeless traditions. To make sure that you arrive at this experience when traveling to Ginza, here’s a guide on what to do and what to check out in the area.

Answered almost 3 years ago

 coffee shop must go

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are many coffee shops that are delicious but I thought OBSCURA coffee is delicious.http://obscura-coffee.com/The shop is in Akihabara, Setagaya, Sangenjaya, and Hiroshima.Another recommendation is Cafe Kitsune in Omotesando.http://goodcoffee.me/coffeeshop/cafe-kitsune/Their theme of decor i...

Answered almost 3 years ago

 coffee shop must go

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

Do you mean cafe or coffee bean shop?There are many cafes in Tokyo. I like old style cafe called “Jun Kissa (純喫茶)” by Japanese.Almost every area in Tokyo has some Jun Kissa, but my favorite area to go for Jun Kissa is “Jinbocho”.Jimbocho is called as “City of Book”. There are many Jun Kissa, beca...

Published almost 3 years ago

BE A LOCAL Report 2 - Tour to Sugamo, Rikugien Garden, and Yanesen

BE A LOCAL Report 2 - Tour to Sugamo, Rikugien Garden, and Yanesen

BE A LOCAL is a part of Hub Japan’s service to match local Japanese people and tourists from overseas. This is a report of the day local Japanese hosts took guests to Sugamo, Rikugien Garden, and Yanesen. – BE A LOCAL Report 1 – Tour to Ueno, Meiji Shrine, and Harajuku We received a request to