Get it at Tokyu Hands! The Top 10 Stationery Goods for Your Day to Day Needs
Last updated: 28 March 2018
Tokyu Hands is known and loved for its massive selection of all kinds of goods, and stationery makes up a large and colorful part of it. From fashionable designer items to high-quality "Made in Japan" goods, there's much and more to be discovered among the aisles of Tokyu Hands - find your favorites that are sure to enhance your day to day life.
A Ball Pen Fashioned After the Needs of College Students
When hundreds of Japanese college students sighed: "I wish I had a decent ball pen for job hunting," one attentive maker listened and created a pen that is both sturdy, elegant, and is able to write in three different colors. Apart from these colors, however, the thickness of the tip can also be adjusted, offering a thickness of 1.0mm, 0.7mm, and a precise 0.5mm. Made in Japan.
■Job Hunting Ball Pen 3-Way, Fountain Pen for 1,080 yen
The Do-It-Yourself Pouch that Keeps all Your Deco Clean!
This pouch is perfect for everybody who wants to get creative. Decorate it with the photos of your favorite idols, keyholders, badges - everything you like! The best part about it: the protective plastic keeps your favorite merchandise from getting dirty. Called "Ita Bag" -or ita pouch in this case - these kinds of bags to decorate yourself were born from Japan's prominent otaku culture and they are available in all sort of color variations. Regular pouches are, of course, also sold plentifully.
■Kamio Japan, Ita Pen Pouch for 1,598 yen
Indispensable for Long, Relaxing Baths
As a nation of bath-lovers, Japan has a lot of amazing products to offer that enhance one's bathing experience in all kind of ways. Among them is an ingenuous book holder with two little holes to put your fingers through, allowing you to turn the pages while your book or magazine stays perfectly dry! Paperbacks and manga can be used with this book protector as well.
■YOU-BUMI Waterproof Bookcase for 3,180 yen
All-Time Favorites Made by Japanese Master Craftsmen
With its elegant yet modern design, this notebook is popular with both young and old Japanese people. High of quality, the paper is smooth and pleasant to write on, and the cover is beautiful and sturdy. Every notebook is unique, carefully crafted by masters of their craft - genuine "Made in Japan" items.
■LIFE, Noble Note B5 5mm, N32 for 1,296 yen
Your Best Friend When Touring Temples and Shrines
Japan is dotted with shrines and temples and each and every one of them is unique and interesting to visit. There's a custom to collect vivid red stamps for every shrine and temple you visit, and the best way to gather these interesting collectibles? A proper stamp book, of course. This one comes from Kyoto and features a simple yet pretty design and high-quality paper. Why not go on a journey and collect as many seals as you can?
■Shogado, Goen Silk Seal Book for 1,404 yen
In All Shapes and Colors!
Join the masking tape craze and decorate your albums, notebooks, and diaries with these colorful and vibrant tapes! They are easily applied and peel off just as smoothly and, available in pretty much every shape and color, make it easy for each and every one to individualize their items!
■Round Top, Masking Tape "Dressing Flower" for 453 yen, "Sakura" for 518 yen
Great as Gift, for Your Friend or for Yourself
These adorable boxes feature various beloved characters and other designs. They're so-called "memo boxes," holding small, adorable memos that can be folded into unique shapes. They make for excellent gifts for friends and family - but be sure to get one for yourself as well!
■Beverly, Character Memo Box Doraemon AB for 648 yen each
Thumbtacks That Won't Hurt Your Wall!
While decorating one's house with posters and pictures is awesome, the tiny holes that thumbtacks tend to leave behind aren't. This is why smart people have come up with the Ninjapin, a wall-friendly thumbtack. Thanks to their V-shape, there's no need to worry about damaging your wall.
■＋d, Ninjapin Box of 5 for 432 yen.
Tracing the Evolution of the Human Race!
The more you erase, the further you can trace the progression of the human race... in whichever direction you please! This unique eraser isn't just intriguing in design but also in quality, also making for an excellent stamp.
■＋d, Evolution Eraser in White for 324 yen
Celebrating Japan's Ancient Traditions
Even something as simple as a rubber band can be turned into something unique. The design of this one is taken from the so-called mizuhiki knot, a decorative knot used in celebrations and ceremonies. Fancy up your documents with a little bit of ancient Japanese spirit!
■Yokuyo, Rubber Band Wagomu for 496 yen
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Holidays: irregular schedule
※Closes early on certain dates throughout the year.
Tokyu Hands Shibuya東急ハンズ新宿店
- Address Times Square building 2 - 8F, 5-24-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0051
Shinjuku Station （JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Toei Shinjuku Line / Toei Oedo Line / Keio Line / Keio New Line / Odakyu Odawara Line）
Tokyu Hands - Shibuya東急ハンズ渋谷店
- Address 12-18, Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0042
Shibuya Station （JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line）
7 minutes on foot
- Phone Number 03-5489-5111
Tokyu Hands Ikebukuro東急ハンズ池袋店
- Address 1-28-10, Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-0013
Ikebukuro Station （JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line）
Tokyu Hands Ginza東急ハンズ銀座店
- Address MARRONNIER GATE 5 - 9F, 2-2-14, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061
Ginza-Itchome Station （Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line）
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