Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa shopping

Top Choice Department Store in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Tokyu Hands

This DIY and zakka (miscellaneous things) store has eight fascinating floors of everything you didn’t know you needed – reflexology slippers, bee-venom face masks and cartoon-character-shaped rice-ball moulds, for e…
Top Choice Design in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

d47 design travel store

The folks behind the D&D Department lifestyle brand and magazine are expert scavengers, searching Japan's nooks and crannies for outstanding examples of artisanship – be it ceramics from Ishikawa or linens from …
Variety in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Mega Donki

You could show up in Tokyo completely empty-handed and this huge, new outpost of all-night, bargain retailer 'Don Quijote' would have you covered. There are groceries, toiletries, electronics and clothes – along wit…
Music in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Tower Records

Yes, Tower lives – in Japan at least! This eight-storey temple of music has a deep collection of Japanese and world music. Even if you're not into buying, it can be a great place to browse and discover local artists…
Books in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Shibuya Publishing & Booksellers

Come browse the selection of art, food and travel magazines and small-press offerings at this indie bookshop, open late among the bars of Shibuya's Kamiyamachō shōtengai (market street). There's a small selection of…
Fashion & Accessories in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa


Forget cute. Natsuki Shigeta designs yukata (cotton kimonos) for men, women and babies with a punk-rock slant that pair with wild accessories. The shop is all but hidden in the back of an apartment complex; enter fr…
Department Store in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa


This emporium of homewares, stationery, gadgets and accessories specialises in all that is cute and covetable. The 1st floor, which stocks seasonal stuff and gifts, is great for souvenir hunting.
Homewares in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa


This tiny shop is a convincing example of less is more, featuring minimalist, handcrafted homewares, clothing and accessories, pop-up shops from obscure artisans and vintage finds.
Fashion & Accessories in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Shibuya 109

Nicknamed marukyū, this cylindrical tower is a trend factory and teen institution. Inside are dozens of small boutiques, each with its own carefully styled look and competing soundtrack. Pose for photos with giant, …
Manga & Anime in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa


This branch of anime and manga megastore Mandarake has a smaller selection than sister shops in Akihabara and Nakano but a convenient location near Shibuya Center-gai. Enter through the stairs on the street level, w…