List of book stores Tokyo
We offer you a list of the major book stores of Tokyo, in which you can find materials for studying the Japanese language, buy English-language books, books on Japanese animation, as well as find rare second-hand books.
Good choice of textbooks and tutorial for learning the Japanese language, but a modest selection of books in English.
Address of the main store: Tokyo Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-17-7
Address south store: Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku, Sendagaya 5-24-2
Location: Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Dogenzaka, 1-2-2, Shibuya Tokyu Plaza (5th floor)
The Yaesu Book Center
Shop is dedicated mainly academic literature, there is a good selection of self-help and the Japanese language textbooks.
Location: Tokyo, Yaesu Chuo, 2-5-1
Shibuya Publishing Booksellers
A wide choice of books in Japanese and English, and Japanese periodicals.
Location: Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Kamiyama-cho, 17-3
The largest network of second-hand books, comic books, CD – like the Japanese and English languages, large selection, various subjects. Very low prices. The stores can be found almost anywhere, offer addresses of some of them:
Location: Tokyo, Minato-ku, Tokyo Sakumachō, 1-6-4
Address 1 (East exit from the station): Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-18-1
Address 2 (West Exit of the station): Tokyo Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, 1-10-2, 110 building (floors 4 through 6).
One of the many manga comics shops, where there are also sections with encyclopedias on Animation, partially in English.
Address: 3-11-2 Soto-Kanda Chiyoda-ku
Station Shi BuyA
Location: Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, 31-2 Udagawa-chō, «Beam Bldg» (ground floor)
Major bookstore chain, the Tokyo store in Shibuya is famous for its music department. A large selection of books in English, as well as periodicals from around the world.
Location: Shibuya-ku, 1-22-14 Jinnan, Tower Records Bldg (7th floor)
The Good Day Books
A large selection of used books on Japan, Japanese language textbooks in English.
Location: Tokyo, Shinagawa-ku, Nishi Gotanda, 2-4-2, Tōkai Building (3rd floor)
A large selection of books about the culture of Japan (in English – 4th floor), tour guides and travel guides.
Location: Tokyo, Chiyoda, Marunouchi, Oazo Bldg, 1-6-4 (floors 1 to 4)
A good selection of English-language books about Japan and culture. Periodicals in English.
Location: Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Sarugaku-cho, 17-5