Shopping in Tokyo

Shops popular among foreign residents, recommended shops

Shopping in Tokyo can be a fun experience when you first arrive. However, when its time to buy things such as clothing, food, or even shoes, things become a bit more complicated. Finding a store with clothing or shoes that fit or finding your favorite food at the store may seem impossible. Luckily, there are stores and shops in Tokyo that can easily accommodate you and your needs.

Below are various shopping destinations in Tokyo to meet your needs such as everyday shopping, buying souvenirs at the time of returning a home country, international supermarkets, online stores selling international groceries, plus-sized clothing and shoe stores for western people, outlet shopping malls, and more.

International Supermarkets in Tokyo

If you are new to Tokyo, you may have noticed that most Japanese grocery stores and supermarkets have a very limited selection of items that may be common in your home country. As the food labels are usually in Japanese, it can be quite challenging to figure out what a particular food item is if yo…

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9 Home Centers around Tokyo for Your Next DIY Project

From materials and tools to furniture and gardening supplies, here are 9 of the most popular home centers in Tokyo to get your DIY project started.

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Mercari Japan: How to Shop and Order in English

A comprehensive guide to Mercari for English speakers living in Japan. Find out how to order and shop your favorite products on Mercari Japan.

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How to Sell on Mercari Japan

Make money by selling your used and unwanted stuff on Mercari Japan! This guide shows you how easy it is to set up an account and post products for sale.

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Amazon Japan: How to Shop and Order in English

Amazon Japan offers a variety of services for domestic customers in Japan, including shopping, unique delivery options, Amazon Fresh, Prime Video, and Amazon Music Unlimited. Amazon Japan has an option to display pages in English. Keep reading to find out how to get the most out of your Amazon Japa…

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Plus Size Clothing in Japan

Anyone who has spent any considerable time in Japan knows how daunting it can be to find clothing stores that carry their size. This is especially true if you require a larger size by Western standards. Even in one’s own native country, the process can prove to be challenging. When you add to that…

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Luxury Fruit Shopping: Tokyo's Best Fruit Parlors

Tokyo is one of the best shopping destinations in the world, and luxury fruit shopping is no exception. Our guide will provide you with all the necessary information about the most famous fruit parlors in Tokyo.

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What is MyNaPoint and How to Get ¥5,000 Back with My Number Card

Since the penetration rates of the My number cards are still low in Japan, the Japanese government has decided to cooperate with cashless payment operators in oder to incentivize people to obtain their My Number Cards. The government is currently running a campaign until the end of March 2021. The…

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Where to Buy New and Used Bicycles in Tokyo

Having a bicycle in Tokyo is convenient when you need to get somewhere that’s a little far to walk, to do some shopping, or to bring your child to and from school. In this article is some basic information about where to buy new, used, and electrically assisted bicycles, the rules to follow when ri…

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Online Grocery Shopping in Japan: Great Food Stores

Even if you don’t drive in Japan and the nearest grocery store isn’t within walking distance, shopping for food and daily necessities doesn’t have to be a chore. With the country’s efficient, advanced and reliable door-to-door delivery service - where you can specify the time of delivery and rest a…

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