Kinokuniya Books & Stationery
Ikenobo Ikebana Society
The largest, oldest society outside Japan for ikebana (the Japanese art of flower-arranging) has the window displays to prove it: a...
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Our favorite urban retreat recreates communal, clothing-optional Japanese baths. Salt-scrub in the steam room, soak in the hot pool,...
Real Escape Game
Gamers put down their screens for this real-life puzzle, developed in Japan, imported to SF. You and your teammates get locked in a...
Sundance Kabuki Cinema
Cinema-going at its best. Reserve a stadium seat, belly up to the bar, and order wine and surprisingly good food to enjoy during the...
Picnic under the Peace Pagoda with sushi or teriyaki bento boxes fresh from the deli counter, swig Berkeley-brewed Takara Sierra Cold...
Japan Center, 1581 Webster St · interesting places nearby
Kinokuniya Books & Stationery information
Like warriors in a showdown, the bookstore, stationery and manga divisions of Kinokuniya compete for your attention. Only you can decide where your loyalties lie: with stunning photography books and Harajuku fashion mags upstairs, vampire comics downstairs or the stationery department's washi paper, supersmooth Sakura gel pens and pig notebooks with the motto 'what lovely friends, they will bring happy.'