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Sports & Outdoors in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Yamadōgu Rental

Want to climb Mt Fuji, but don't want to invest in (or schlep) all the requisite gear? Yamadōgu can set you up with individual items (shoes, poles, rain jacket etc) or a full kit including a backpack (from ¥10,500 f…
Department Store in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Isetan

Most department stores play to conservative tastes, but this one doesn’t. For an always changing line-up of up-and-coming Japanese womenswear designers, check out the Tokyo Closet (2nd floor) and Re-Style (3rd floor…
Fashion & Accessories in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Beams Japan

Beams, a national chain of boutiques, is a Japanese cultural institution. This multistorey Shinjuku shop is particularly good for the latest Japanese streetwear labels and work from designers giving traditional look…
Arts & Crafts in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Bingoya

Bingoya has five floors of quality, unpretentious crafts sourced from all over Japan. There’s a particularly good selection of folksy pottery and textiles. Since it’s a little out of the way, it's better for buyers …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Don Quijote

This fluorescent-lit bargain castle is filled to the brink with weird loot. Chaotic piles of electronics and designer goods sit alongside sex toys, fetish costumes and packaged foods. Though it's now a national chai…
Mall in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

NEWoMan

Awkward name and unlikely location (within the Shinjuku Bus Terminal complex) aside, this new mall is one of Tokyo's swankiest places to shop. There's a branch of the excellent food and kitchen stuffs shop Akomeya i…
Department Store in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Tokyu Hands

Ostensibly a do-it-yourself store, Tōkyū Hands stocks a wide-variety of totally random (but oddly enticing) household goods. Though not quite as big as the Shibuya store, this outlet in Takashimaya Times Sq is easie…
Toys in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo

Japan's largest Pokémon centre sells every piece of the series' merchandise, with goods geared for kids and grown-ups alike. You can also pose with several large statues around the store, including the one that is t…
Fashion & Accessories in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Acos

Acos is otaku superstore Animate's cosplay speciality shop, but you don't need to be a fan to appreciate the mesmerising selection of reasonably good quality wigs (literally hundreds of styles in all the colours of …
Market in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Hanazono-jinja Flea Market

Sellers at this long-running flea market feel more like peddlers of old, with goods spread out on blankets, than professional vendors. There's little chance of finding a real diamond in the rough, but there is usual…