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Awesome Things to Do In Japan: 10 Most Popular Gift Shops in Tokyo and Surroundings! (December 2019 Ranking)

Awesome Things to Do In Japan: 10 Most Popular Gift Shops in Tokyo and Surroundings! (December 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 1 January 2020

Here are the most popular Gift Shops in Tokyo and Surroundings, according to leading travel website Live Japan! Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in the past month. Be sure to add them to your Japan travel plan when you visit Tokyo and Surroundings!

Table of Contents
  1. 1.Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory Lumine Shinjuku Store
  2. 2.NIHONBO Chopsticks Specialty Shop (Hiroo store)
  3. 3.Phiten Asakusa Store
  4. 4.Yellow Submarine Akihabara Main Shop ★Mint
  5. 5.Jugetsudo Ginza Kabukiza
  6. 6.PRIME 1 STUDIO Gallely Shop
  7. 7.Pipe - Museum
  8. 8.RetroGame CAMP AKIHABARA
  9. 9.PICNIC HARAJUKU
  10. 10.Kagami Crystal shop in Ginza

1.Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory Lumine Shinjuku Store

1.Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory Lumine Shinjuku Store

The Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory at the Lumine Shinjuku Store enjoys high popularity and ratings among customers within and outside Japan. We have an assortment of pastries made with carefully selected ingredients from across the world, such as our Salt & Camembert Cookie which is made with Hokkaido milk and French Guérande salt, and a camembert cheese chocolate filling in between. Our premium soft serve CowCowIce is only available at Lumine Shinjuku. CowCowIce Mix soft serve ice cream is made with Hokkaido Tokachi’s Jersey milk, two kinds of cream cheese, and Hokkaido’s Gouda cheese. Every CowCowIce waffle cone blended with Vintage Red Cheddar is a creation with best selected ingredients baked by hand.
Our shop is open from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
We have a tax-free service desk in the shop, where you can complete all the relevant procedures.
Free samples of cookies and other confectionary is available at the shop. Please stop by!

2.NIHONBO Chopsticks Specialty Shop (Hiroo store)

2.NIHONBO Chopsticks Specialty Shop (Hiroo store)

HYOZAEMON specializes in chopsticks, and is only a one-minute walk away from Hiroo Station. First and foremost, our chopsticks are made with customer safety in mind, using a material called virgin lacquer on the tips or entire sticks, which contains no harmful substances. Many tourists from other countries come to our shop, and some of our best sellers are gift sets perfect for commemorative dates, souvenirs, wedding celebrations, and more. The selection is remarkable, and for an extra 300 JPY (excluding tax), we can add your name to the chopsticks you purchase, which has become a very popular service. Not only names, but also messages can be added in Japanese or English lettering on the day of purchase. Our chopsticks are organized in specialty corners, under categories such as easy-to-use chopsticks, easy-to-grip chopsticks, hard-to-drop chopsticks, mother-of-pearl chopsticks, colorful chopsticks, and more. Other popular products include our special Japanese-style wrapping cloth, chopstick rests, chopsticks made of recycled broken baseball bats, and more.

3.Phiten Asakusa Store

3.Phiten Asakusa Store

All Phiten products represent the company’s uncompromising search for health, as encapsulated in the slogan, “Everything we do, we do for your health.”

The store carries an extensive selection of products addressing the diverse needs of customers, including sports, wellness, and beauty products; RAKUWA series ; supporters; and items from apparel companies.

Phiten Asakusa Store is conveniently located near the station. There is one section in the store devoted to body-care products. The store features a hyperbaric chamber, which delivers extra oxygen to your body. The store also offers various accessories, such as bracelets and necklaces. Body care products, such as supporters and titanium tapes, are popular.

Please stop by for a moment of relaxation while you are sightseeing in Asakusa. International visitors can enjoy a tax-free shopping experience. Product descriptions are available in seven languages via a device set up in the store.

4.Yellow Submarine Akihabara Main Shop ★Mint

4.Yellow Submarine Akihabara Main Shop ★Mint

The Akihabara branch of ”Yellow Submarine,” a toy model and card game shop with locations throughout Japan. Located just outside Akihabara Station on the 6th floor of the Akihabara Radio Kaikan, we have everything from character goods to scale models, trading card games, and more.
Product categories are separated by floor. On the Character & Toy Floor, we have Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and more from the special effects genre known as 'Tokusatsu,' as well as Gundam and other plastic models, and anime character figurines including Dragon Ball, One Piece, Gundam, and more. Also, on the Scale Model Floor we have cars, airplanes, tanks, ships, tools and materials. And on the game floor, customers will find trading cards and photographs of sports athletes, idols, and others, plus various card games.
Also, credit cards are accepted, so international customers can shop worry free. We hope you'll stop by for a souvenir of Japanese culture.

5.Jugetsudo Ginza Kabukiza

5.Jugetsudo Ginza Kabukiza

Jugetsudo Ginza Kabukiza is a Japanese tea café and tea-leaf shop operated by Maruyama Nori, a firm founded 165 years ago. This shop was designed by Kengo Kuma, a world-famous architect who also designed the Jugetsudo in Paris, France. Located in a space surrounded by 3,000 bamboo trees, the shop has a terrace where several kinds of Japanese tea and lunch are served together with a view of the Japanese garden on the rooftop of the Kabukiza Theater. There are also counter seats where you can see before your very eyes the formal preparation of traditional Japanese tea and a sales area if you’d like to pick up a souvenir of Tokyo in the form of high-quality sweets and tea leaves.
Their most popular event is their Japanese tea experience option. You’ll be able to enjoy several types of Japanese tea including sencha (standard whole-leaf), gyokuro (shade-grown whole leaf), and matcha (ground tea powder) together with seasonal confectionaries. Presented together with a lecture, it’s perfect for both beginners and long-time Japanese tea lovers. Feel free to contact the shop beforehand, as they also offer a reservation-only English-language option that runs about 60 minutes. Located in Ginza, the very heart of Tokyo, this is a place to forget about the bustle of the city and savor the culture and flavors of Japanese tea in a relaxed atmosphere.

6.PRIME 1 STUDIO Gallely Shop

6.PRIME 1 STUDIO Gallely Shop

Our high-end, high-quality, high-detail molding fascinates our fans. PRIME 1 STUDIO was conceived in response to requests from fans for a place where you can see our actual statues. We'll be opening a gallery-style store on the 7th floor at Marui Annex in Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku district. Until now, fans were only able to check the quality at special events, but now we have developed a store where our items are available to be viewed anytime, and you can reserve and purchase one for yourself. You can also enjoy our monthly-changing exhibition theme and PRIME 1 STUDIO-limited goods. Come and experience the amazing quality for yourself!

7.Pipe - Museum

7.Pipe - Museum

One of Tokyo’s largest smoking article specialty stores. We have an abundant stock of over 1,000 items. A variety of water pipes, hookahs, and hand pipes are available; knowledgeable staff offer explanations of Electric cigarette & VAPE products, provide test smoking of e-liquids made in Japan, and answer questions on broken items, problems, and other issues.
A long-standing select shop of psychedelic art, Psychedelic Garden, is also located in the spot, with psychedelic art, music, fashion items, and party tickets collected around the world. Please feel free to stop by.

  • Pipe - Museum
    Goods
    • Address FUKUYA building B1, 7-8-2, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
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    • Nearest Station 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)
      5 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-6279-2380

8.RetroGame CAMP AKIHABARA

8.RetroGame CAMP AKIHABARA

If you’re looking for anything from the latest plug-compatible console to genuine retro game console, Retro Game CAMP Akihabara is the place for you.What sets us apart is our online shop, where you can order games from all over the world.
We also have a sister store, Retro Game CAMP Dungeon, located in the basement floor of a nearby building. Each item we sell is tested and thoroughly cleaned by our expert staff. We don’t sell any dirty, beaten-up games! We also replace the batteries in our games, so you can enjoy playing for years to come without losing your save data. Check for a gold label to see if the game has a new battery installed.
We’ve continued striving to please all our customers for over twenty years. Come join us for some retro game nostalgia as you enjoy our 8-bit tunes!

Secondhand Dealer License Number
Tokyo Metropolitan Public Safety Commission #301030707386

9.PICNIC HARAJUKU

9.PICNIC HARAJUKU

This beloved select shop in Harajuku specializes in character goods and popular and kawaii products.
Japanese arts, crafts, and T-shirts can be purchased here at low prices.
Shop-exclusive goods are also available.
We hope you'll stop by when you're in Japan.
Our shop is just a 3-minute walk from the JR Harajuku Station, located in the back of the Le Ponte Building.

10.Kagami Crystal shop in Ginza

10.Kagami Crystal shop in Ginza

Since being born as a crystal glass manufacturer in 1934, it has been loved by a wide range of ages due to the high artistry created by Japanese people and the continuation of reliable quality. It has been delivered to the imperial family, the Japanese embassy and consulates, and has been highly evaluated. Kagami Crystal's signature product, Edo Kiriko, is a traditional Japanese craft and is very pleased with souvenirs. Please come to the store, pick up the product and check it. We look forward to your visit.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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