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Get it at Tokyu Hands! Japan's Top 10 Emergency Goods to Take Home

Get it at Tokyu Hands! Japan's Top 10 Emergency Goods to Take Home

Update: 15 November 2016

It is commonly known that whatever you you want to buy, Tokyu Hands is likely to have it, as it is famous for its massive selection of goods. Beauty products, interior, stationery - shoppers can spend hours walking the many floors and aisles of Tokyu Hands! One of its biggest and most amazing departments is the emergency goods, offering numerous convenient and high-quality products that aren't just must-haves when living in Japan.

▲Tokyu Hands Shinjuku, 6th Floor. Emergency Goods Specialist: Takeshi Arakawa

In Case of Emergency: Readily Usable!

In Case of Emergency: Readily Usable!

When not in use, this helmet can be comfortably stored as it is foldable, this helmet has gained excellent grades in official tests regarding protection from falling objects as well as in crashes. Because it's assembled with a single, simple gesture, it is perfect for every emergency situation, readily available.
■IZANO MET for 4,830 yen

Turning Rain and Bath Water into Drinking Water!

Turning Rain and Bath Water into Drinking Water!

This handy bottle is a portable filter, making rainwater, bath water, and any kind of unfiltered water perfectly safe for drinking, approved by various official health organizations. The lid of the bottle also reduces the cesium levels of the water inside!
■Seychelles, Survival Plus Water Filtrator for 7,992 yen

Emergency Food That Can Be Heated Up Without Fire

Emergency Food That Can Be Heated Up Without Fire

When your oven and microwave don't work anymore, this amazing emergency food can be heated up pretty much anywhere with even tiny amounts of water. Just open the zipper and pour a bit of water in - done. One heat pack contains five portions of 50g.
■BaroCook, Heating Pack in a Set of 5 for 2,592 yen

A Multi-Bottle with an LED Light

A Multi-Bottle with an LED Light

This multi-bottle with a handy LED light can be charged both by solar power as well as USB. Acting both as a storage and a light in times of emergency, this little helper even floats on the water.
■SOLR, Lantern for 2,980 yen

Dried Rice for Instant Consumption

Dried Rice for Instant Consumption

This instant rice can be eaten right from the package due to the rapid drying technique it was preserved with! Popular varieties of processed quick-cooking rice are also abundantly available. Whether made with hot or cold water, this convenient food won't have you worrying about electricity or gas.
■Onisi, Shrimp Pilaf for 410 yen

Good for Three Years: Canned Bread

Good for Three Years: Canned Bread

This canned bread belongs to the popular "Bologna" brand and can be stored for three entire years. It is available in several flavors, from plain to chocolate and maple.
■Kan de Bologna for 432 yen

A Must-Have: Dry Shampoo

A Must-Have: Dry Shampoo

In times of emergency, water becomes precious and is used exclusively for consumption. This also means that one's scalp becomes itchy, smelly, and extremely uncomfortable over time - this is where the dry shampoo comes into play, cleaning scalp and hair without needing any water. It also preserves the natural oils in one's hair, keeping the skin from drying out.
■Fressy, Dry Shampoo Bottle Type for 680yen/250ml

Selected by Women: The Emergency Bag

Selected by Women: The Emergency Bag

The contents of this bag were all selected by women, reflecting their unique needs in case of a disaster. Water, a portable toilet, a radio, a flashlight, a whistle - over thirteen different items are included in this handy bag.
■Bush Craft, Emergency Bag for 3,758 yen

Hot Water and Three Minutes: Instant Pasta

Hot Water and Three Minutes: Instant Pasta

This set of different kinds of pasta, ranging from Napolitan to Peperoncino, is ready to be enjoyed in just three minutes after adding some hot water. It also comes with a spoon, brushing off any worries of how to actually eat the dish when no cutlery is available.
■Magic Pasta, Carbonara for 389 yen

Charged With All the Important Nutrients!

Charged With All the Important Nutrients!

This emergency food is plentifully loaded with all kinds of vegetables, such as tomato, onion, potato, carrot, celery, beans, and wheat. These many ingredients provide just the proper amount of nutrients that our bodies need! Apart from the tomato flavor, bean and pumpkin is also available.
■Kagome, Yasai Tappuri Tomato Soup for 324 yen


Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Holidays: irregular schedule
※Closes early on certain dates throughout the year.

  • Tokyu Hands Shibuya
    • Address Times Square building 2 - 8F, 5-24-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0051
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    • Nearest Station Shinjuku Station (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
    • Address 12-18, Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0042
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    • Nearest Station Shibuya Station (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)
      5 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-5489-5111
  • Tokyu Hands Ikebukuro
    • Address 1-28-10, Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-0013
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    • Nearest Station Ikebukuro Station (JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line)
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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