There are many large shopping buildings around Kyoto Station. Let me introduce the spots where high-class brands, reasonable fashion of young people, Japanese souvenirs, cosmetics, and home electric appliances are available.
“Made in Japan” home phones, rice cookers, cameras, beauty appliances, digital equipment and the like are now quite popular as souvenirs for travelers from overseas. If you go to Osaka, here are some dirt cheap shops that carry a bit of everything as well as large-scale electronics shops that are also popular with the locals.
As an “Anime Street” lined with anime and character goods stores, Akihabara in Tokyo is well known among anime and manga fans, but if you’re ever in Osaka, we recommend visiting Nihombashi. Here are our ten top shops for anime fans in Nihombashi!
Tokyo nowadays has a very urban image, but you still can find many long-standing shopping districts which still have that atmosphere of old Japan. Here are 8 shopping districts we recommend if you’re looking to experience a bit of nostalgia in you travels in Japan.
Every year, new commercial buildings and establishments open in Tokyo. Here are some well-established, popular department stores that cater to people of all ages. Once you know their characteristics, you can find the department store that fits you and your needs best!
Tokyo isn’t just a city of alleyway shops and commercial buildings! There are many shopping centers and malls where you can enjoy shopping or even going there on a date. Here are 6 shopping malls where you can cheaply enjoy shopping.
Thanks to the warm climate and abundant nature, Okinawa is a prefecture full of unique foodstuffs. There are plenty of foodstuff and traditional crafts made for souvenirs that you can buy throughout Japan, and here are 6 of the Okinawa recommendations.
Japan has a plethora of smart pieces of stationery. Here are recommendations to take home with you as a souvenir. They are practical and have a sophisticated design. They’ll certainly satisfy your demand and enrich your daily life!
One of the pleasures about going to Japan is shopping. We surveyed more than 500 Taiwanese people and Hong Kongers who have either traveled to Japan or are considering it about their opinions and reasons regarding shopping in Japan. We found that the most popular answer was “convenient items that can be used in daily life that can only be bought in Japan.” People who are currently in Japan, why not use this survey as a reference and make your shopping more fun?
(This article was written in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson K.K. Consumer Company.)
Fashion, accessories, cosmetics and more, we’re introducing some of Osaka’s trendies shopping spots that we recommend for you! For the luxury-oriented, we recommend the department stores however in Osaka there are many trendy shops where you can buy at a reasonable price to be sure to check them!
While Japanese people’s main food is rice, they also eat a lot of bread. Bread was brought to Japan from Portugal 500 years ago, but since then many different breads have been created by Japanese people. Here are some of those breads that you can buy within Tokyo.
There are many stores that you can head to in Tokyo to browse for you favorite yukata. We’ve got a list of 15 stores for you that range from stores that specialize in kimonos, supermarkets, second-hand stores and rental stores. If there isn’t enough space in your luggage, fear not. Some of these stores have an online store for you to order your yukata from overseas.
Donki, or Don Quixote, is the king of stores in Japan for their huge selection of affordable goods. Their beauty collection is especially impressive! Here are 13 beauty face masks sold at Donki stores all over the country!
Hokkaido is renowned for dairy farming with fine milk, butter and cheese. Together with good local farm products like potatoes, wheat and various beans, there are many high quality confectioneries manufactured in the region that are popular for souvenirs. Here are 10 sweet souvenirs you should buy In Hokkaido.
Kyoto is filled with many shops that sell all sorts of traditional Japanese knickknacks and useful items. These 12 shops here carry some of the most interesting and beautiful items that you must not miss out on. Stop by to treat yourself to a little something or buy them as gifts to bring home.
Japan will be entering the rainy season called “tsuyu” from June onward. This period also experiences high temperature, and you might feel uncomfortable, but with these items, you should be able to have a pleasant time this season!