- If you want to buy things from Japan, this list shall be a very useful.
- If you are outside Japan and want to buy from Japan, ask a trustworthy friend to buy for you. If you have no great friend, we can help with our shopping service.
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The favourite shopping platform for our customers is Amazon Japan where you can technically can get everything from books, electronics, toys, cosmetics, music and clothing. Often you can get free shipping with Amazon and a speedy delivery within Japan.
If you are not familiar with Japanese you can also switch the site into English language.
If you are once in Japan, you most likely know "Rakuten". This site is as famous as Amazon in Japan.
This shopping site has - similar to Amazon - almost everything on offer you can wish for. The platform offers Rakuten point which you can use here and there say, gas station, some convenience store in Japan.
Sometimes Rakuten has better deals then Amazon, but make sure to compare the price including shipping. The information is not as straightforward as Amazon.
If you want to sell in Japan, you can also have a shop in Rakuten.
Japans most beloved auction house is Yahoo Auction - here we bid for our customers and very often you can also purchase without bidding, via the 'buy now' button.
Especially worth a look, if you are looking for rare collectors items like anime figures, special CDs/DVDs, merchandise or concert tickets which sold out already through regular channels in Japan.
Looking for something quite Japanese and Japanese gifts?
For authentic Japanese vintage Kimono and Yukata, you may want to check this page! One famous Kimono artist and stylist running this shop.
The shop has variety of Japanese traditional dresses and ships fast and internationally - which is very important. This is the link to Salz Kimono official shop. This shop can also custom-make kimono and zori sandals!
C2C app based flea market in Japan. Established in 2013 now available in Japan, US and UK. Buy anything and sell anything on it!
When you buy on mercari, you need to read the instructions from the seller very carefully. Each seller may have different rules for purchase. If you do not follow the rules before you press "order", some sellers may not sell it.
Many sellers care about the reviews of yours. If you have not good review, the seller will not like it and will sometimes not sell.
Do you wanted to go to Comiket in Japan to buy Dojinshi, animation related items? Too far or not good timing, try Otamart.
Of course, if you need help, we help you buy with our shopping service.
Almost everyone knows Animate is the place for anime fans in Japan. Animate (real shop) runs anime concept cafe/restaurant e.g. Uta no Prince sama cafe, Yugio cafe as well. Worth visiting when you are in Japan. These theme cafes offer you special items to get.
You can usually book the place and buy tickets for anime related events at Animate shop.
If you love Animate, you would love the other famous shop called Tora no Ana. It has several sections from the anime item to e-books. The shop has English and other languages!
Strong connection With Max Factory having the joint booth at Wonder Festival
The shop deals with various anime related items, such as toys, CDs, second hand books, action figure! Click the logo to go to the official website.
This is the place for Evangelion fans. On this online shop you will find very special items of Evangelion. Recently, the shop sold Special Tote bag of Sunbrella, Evangelion fficial short glasses, even the Underwears of Asuka Langley which sold out immediately.
Closely working with Good Simle Company. Its figma series is very popular all over the world, the products include Hatsune Miku, Hunter x Hunter, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, BLACK☆ROCK SHOOTER, Oreimo, Mask Rider series, Code Geass, Haruhi Suzumiya etc.
Since 1996 this company has made and sold action figures of animation and movie characters Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Madoka Magica, Dragon Ball Z, Lupin the III, Mask Rider series, Ultraman, Captain Harlock,
Known for its high quality figure "Excellent Model" series Metatre online shop for its limited edition toys, products include High Priestess, One Piece, Saint Seiya, Persona Game series, Precure, Naruto etc.
Well known for its soft Vinyl monster toys. If you are fan of Godzilla, Ultraman, better check this shop out.
Different from other companies above. Specialized in old fashioned monster "Kaiju in Japanese" toys. Some examples are here.
Also sells the interesting items like drawings of the famous staff Akira Sasaki who made the monster costumes in Ultraman, Ultra Q, and Bracelet designed by Kohji Moritsugu and Yuriko Hishimi who starred in Ultra Seven series etc.
NIKE.Japan the international brand's Japan shop. The flagship shop is in Harajuku, Tokyo. You should not miss it.
The brand founded in 1906. Well known Japanese sports brand. Great swim wears.
Well known Japanese sports brand. Great running shoes. Originated from Onitsuka Tiger. Now the parent of the company.
Well known Japanese sports brand. The famous sneakers. The famous story that the founders of Nike were the dealers of their products before starting Nike.
Yonex has no official webshop. We put some examples of retailers selling Yonex products. You can buy from some of its online retailers such as above.
Well known Japanese sports brand.
Phiten official shop
Sports accessories famous athletes use. Very popular in Asia. Click the logo to go to its official shop.
Reebok Japan official webshop
Their shoes are amazing! Click the logo to go to its official webshop
Do you want to know more Japanese brands like DESCENTE and the major sport related item retailers in Japan? Click here.
Wanna go to music concert/live of your favorite J-pop, J-rock band, or watch sport event or movie during you are in Japan? These popular events may be booked out any time soon so better hurry to reserve in advance!
To make an account, you need your Japanese mobile phone number for identification.
Pia now offers online streaming events called PIA Live Stream. To purchase and watch these, you need a valid Japanese tel. no.
For the popular band lives, you get more chance to get it if you are a fan club member of the band. How to join such a fan club? There are many members using the Japan Fanclub Proxy Service. You can learn about this here. Simple and reasonable.
If you are a big fan of AKB48, this online shop offers you what you need basically. You can buy the special AKB48 CDs, Blu-rays, Videos and DVDs.
Another group from AKB 48 family (aka Akimono family). Very popular in the recent years, as popular as AKB 48.
Popular "metal" girls band from Japan. Never heard? You should listen to it once!
Do you like Muji products? Team Onegai Kaeru loves Muji. The products are very simple and cool.
You may find their stores in your country as Muji is expanding to overseas ( you can find out the nearby real Muji shop here). If you do not have it in your city, this Muji online shop is worth checking out!
At Loft you can get all kinds of household and lifestyle goods, stationary, design interior, products for daily life and all the cute bento boxes and decorations to make you or your kids lunch box colourful!
Team Kaeru also loves to shop with Loft - they sell high quality goods.
An awesome shop for fun lifestyle goods, gifts from Japan, DIY goods and cosmetics is Tokyu Hands.
They also carry cute Japanese stationary, design goods and outdoor articles.
Definitely worth a look - if you make it to the actual store in Tokyo, you won't come out without having purchased something.
Taito toys market
The official webshop sells Taito brand items such as Space invadors, the animation movie Your name (君の名は) etc. Click the logo to go to the official web shop
Unique fashion from Japan. All originally designed Kanji Tees such as Not Interested Tee, Beanie, sweaters.
Zozotown is the famous online select shop of Japanese fashion brands.
Shipping is usually very fast and reliable.
Bubbles - Harajuku Fashion
The uber-popular shop Bubbles in Harajuku caters to all people who love Tokyo Fashion and items which pop! Team Kaeru knows many of the staff personally and can help you to get a piece of Harajuku fashion to you. Check out their online shop: http://shop.bubbles-sawthecity.com
Very popular among fashionable Harajuku lovers is also SPINNS, a shop which has 3 branches in Harajuku alone! Further shops can be found in Shibuya 109, Ikebukuro and in other cities across Japan.
Looking for unique Japanese fashion items? Looking for super cute pink girls' clothes? Then try this site.
One of the biggest drug store chains in Japan. Popular with tourists. It sells from medicines, health foods, cosmetics etc.
For Japanese cosmetics you might want to check out this page. They have about 80.000 products in store and show you which are the most popular cosmetics / make-up in Japan at the moment. Shiseido, Kanebo, SK-II - you name it. Shipping within Japan is free as well!
When you want to check what cosmetic product popular in Japan right now, the good website is this @cosme. You see millions of beauty related item reviews here.
Love to try rare Japanese craft beer, whiskey, sake, wine?
The major websites you can buy alcohols are Liquor Mountain (when you visit Kyoto, Osaka, you see their offline shops a lot), Yamaya, Yodobashi (yes, they also sell alcohols! ).
Many ask us for Japanese whiskey like Yamazaki, Hibiki, Ichiro. These are super popular. It is not that easy. But with our shopping support service, we can help but the support cost as well as the product cost can easily exceed 2000USD with possible import tax on your side
We also have you can try the Japan Craft Beer Club. It is a service to send you the craft beer from Japan every month. Most likely the only way to reach the craft beer from Japan. Found no real and best sake in your country? You can try the Best Sake Club. It is a service to send you the best sake from Japan every month. Most likely the only way to reach the best Sake from Japan.
One of the most popular hotel booking sites in Japan. It is a Rakuten group.
If you need help, feel free to contact us for shopping support (usually starting from 100USD per case). With massive requests around the world, we can not answer to all. Apology in advance.
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