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Disney Fan's Choice: 15 Must-Have Character Goods from Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea

Disney Fan's Choice: 15 Must-Have Character Goods from Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea

Update: 9 August 2018

A trip to Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea is on the list of pretty much everyone who comes to Tokyo! Of course, the magical adventure needs to be commemorated by a cute souvenir or memento. Some of the classic choices for that are adorable plushies or unique T-shirts, but where to start? We sent one of our editors who also happens to be a massive Disney fan to Tokyo Disney resort, with the mission to find the absolute must-have character goods! From plushies to smartphone cases, prepare yourself for an epic Disney-themed shopping haul!

Mickey & Minnie Pillow (L): the Cutest Facial Expression! (5,800 yen each)

Mickey & Minnie Pillow (L): the Cutest Facial Expression! (5,800 yen each)

Plushies are basically evergreens as far as popular souvenirs from Tokyo Disney Resort go. Among them are these two fluffy pillows that just beg to be hugged and cuddles! Both Mickey and Minnie are about 90cm long, making for an adorably unique room decoration even if they’re just loafing around on the couch. Especially noteworthy are the puffy cheeks, adding a lot of character to the facial expressions. Of course, they’re especially charming when facing each other like in the picture above. These plushies have just been released in April 2018, so it’s a brand-new souvenir idea!

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Winnie the Pooh Pillow (L): Loafing Around Lazily! (5,800 yen)

Winnie the Pooh Pillow (L): Loafing Around Lazily! (5,800 yen)

Winnie the Pooh is also available as a wonderfully soft pillow. The way his little limbs are lazily dangling around is simply adorkable! It’s a soft rest for your own feet or head and hugging the little buddy will bring a smile to your face for sure.

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Winnie the Pooh an Donald Duck Pillows (M): The Perfect Size! (3,500 yen each)

Winnie the Pooh an Donald Duck Pillows (M): The Perfect Size! (3,500 yen each)

If the large pillows are a bit too big for you, these smaller ones might be just right! Labeled “medium,” they’re still 61cm long and about 34cm thick, so even adults can hug them comfortably! They don’t take away too much space but still bring a nice splash of Disney happiness to any room. Next to Donald and Winnie the Pooh, there are all sorts of characters, so go ahead and find your favorite.

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Duffy & Friends Plushies (S): Take Them Through the Park! (3,900 yen each)

Duffy & Friends Plushies (S): Take Them Through the Park! (3,900 yen each)

Duffy & Friends are only available at Tokyo DisneySea, so they are a one-of-a-kind souvenir! These S-size plushies are the perfect size to be carried around the park, with a sitting height of about 30cm. Next to Duffy, you can choose between ShellieMay, Gelatoni, and StellaLou. There are also various sets of costumes for those plushies that are separately sold and creating your own outfit for your favorite is all the rage in Japan!

Sold at: Galleria Disney (Tokyo DisneySea)

Mickey & Minnie Posing Plushie: Create Stunning Poses! (2,200 yen each)

Mickey & Minnie Posing Plushie: Create Stunning Poses! (2,200 yen each)

The posing plushies are extremely popular goods that were just released in May 2018! They feature a wire skeleton and thus stand, sit, or lie in whichever pose you like – get creative! These plushies are about 24cm tall, so they make a nice decoration for your desk or nightstand and never get boring because hey, just change their pose! Due to the larger feet, the little characters don’t topple over if you find the right balance for them. There’s also Donald and Daisy ready to be taken home. A lot of people take selfies with these cuties and hashtag them – just check out the Japanese hashtag of #お出かけポージープラッシー to see some examples!

Sold at: Town Center Fashions (Tokyo Disneyland)

Duffy & ShellieMay Coin Case: Keep Your Change in a Cute Way! (1,700 yen each)

Duffy & ShellieMay Coin Case: Keep Your Change in a Cute Way! (1,700 yen each)

These adorable coin cases come in the fluffy shape of Duffy and ShellieMay. They come with a string to wear them around your neck, which is wonderful convenience while in a theme park – you need your hands to munch popcorn or hold on to a ride, after all! You’ll actually see quite a lot of people touring the park with a pouch like this. These can only be bought in Tokyo DisneySea and they’re about 14cm long and 22cm wide.

Sold at: wagons (Tokyo DisneySea)

Hairband: Adorable Ears of Your Favorite Character! (1,300 yen each)

Hairband: Adorable Ears of Your Favorite Character! (1,300 yen each)
1) ShellieMay headband

Hairbands are a staple of Tokyo Disney Resort and there’s pretty much no one in the park who isn’t wearing one. They’re fun because they let you transform you into your favorite character, no matter your age or sex and it’s especially fun if you team up with your friend or date! The Duffy & Friends series is only available at DisneySea.

2) Duffy’s Happy Marching Fun headband; 1,500 yen

This is Duffy’s Happy Marching Fun costume, an adorable little head with a feather!

Sold at: wagons (Tokyo DisneySea)

A wagon at DisneySea
3) StellaLou headband; 1,300 yen

If you’re looking for a headband with plenty of personality, why not opt for StellaLou’s cute long ears? Of course, they come with her characteristic blue ribbon.

Minnie Headband: the Big Ribbon is Simply Adorable! (1,400 yen each)

Minnie Headband: the Big Ribbon is Simply Adorable! (1,400 yen each)

Minnie’s headband is by far the most popular among girls and women. The polka-dotted ribbon is just as iconic as the character herself and immediately recognizable! Next to classic red, it comes in other colors as well, so why not match it with your outfit?

Sold at: Town Center Fashions (Tokyo Disneyland)

Mickey Burger & Minnie Waffle Mini-Towels: the Park’s Most Iconic Snacks! (650 yen each)

Mickey Burger & Minnie Waffle Mini-Towels: the Park’s Most Iconic Snacks! (650 yen each)

Mickey-shaped food only available at the parks is all the rage at Tokyo Disney Resort. That’s why you’ll spot plenty of merchandise that looks just like the real snacks and dishes! Especially popular are these mini towels in the shape of the Mickey Burger and the Minnie Waffle. They’re the perfect compact size for keeping you cool on hot days.

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Donald and Minnie Pouch: a Classic Yet Fun Design (1,900 yen each)

Donald and Minnie Pouch: a Classic Yet Fun Design (1,900 yen each)

These large pouches feature a beautiful retro-ish design of iconic Disney characters, such as Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. But this simple design is what gives this pouch a certain elegance while still being playful – it’s a nice souvenir for adult Disney fans and the tough canvas fabric makes it sturdy enough for everyday use.

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Mickey and Minnie Tote Bags: So Big, it Fits Everything You Need! (2,600 yen each)

Mickey and Minnie Tote Bags: So Big, it Fits Everything You Need! (2,600 yen each)

These large tote bags feature a similar retro character design as the pouches we just showed you. The sturdy canvas fabric will serve you for a very long time, especially since it’s reinforced with a leather-like material at the bottom. On top of that, the A4-size offers a lot of space, making this bag a great option for the daily commute to school or work. The back even features a bag with a zipper and there is another pocket with a partition on the inside, so little things such as keys or ID cards also find a nice spot.

Sold at: Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)

Mickey & Friends Rainbow T-Shirts: Bright Colors Remind You of the Disney Magic! (1,600 – 2,600 yen each)

Mickey & Friends Rainbow T-Shirts: Bright Colors Remind You of the Disney Magic! (1,600 – 2,600 yen each)

These shirts have first appeared in the spring of 2017 and have been massively popular ever since. The bright rainbow design authentically evokes the magic of Disney and you’ll see plenty of people wearing it inside the parks. Five different characters enjoy the rainbow over Cinderella Castle! The prices for one shirt vary according to size; 100cm, 110cm, and 120cm are available for 1,600 yen; 130cm, 140cm, and 150cm cost 1,900 yen; s to LL is 2,300 yen; 3L is 2,600 yen.

Sold at: Town Center Fashions (Tokyo Disneyland)

Duffy and ShellieMay Smartphone Cases: the Fluffiness is Positively Addictive! (3,900 yen)

Duffy and ShellieMay Smartphone Cases: the Fluffiness is Positively Addictive! (3,900 yen)

These are Duffy & Friends smartphone cases, limited to DisneySea. The material is amazingly soft and fluffy, boasting Duffy and ShellieMay as its main design. These cases fit pretty much any phone, as you simply glue your device inside (don’t worry – you can remove it without any residue). Especially cute is that the ears pop out, and in ShellieMay’s case, even the ribbon is fluffily 3D! They feel so nice in your hands, you’ll never go back to a regular case after using these for a while. They’re about 15cm long and 8.5cm wide.

Sold at: Galleria Disney (Tokyo DisneySea)

Silicone Smartphone Cases: a Quirky 3D Design of Your Favorite Characters! (2,400 yen each)

Silicone Smartphone Cases: a Quirky 3D Design of Your Favorite Characters! (2,400 yen each)

These are silicone cases for the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and 8. They come in all sorts of character designs, such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Winnie the Pooh, and so on. Little details such as hands, ears, and noses are shaped in a 3D design, giving the cases a quirky twist. If you take a picture of someone, it’ll look like the character on the back is looking right at them – smiles ensured!

Sold at: Disney & Company (Tokyo Disneyland)

Food-Themed Smartphone Cases: Popular Among Collectors! (3,300 yen each)

Food-Themed Smartphone Cases: Popular Among Collectors! (3,300 yen each)

These smartphone cases are designed after the many unique foods and snacks of Tokyo Disney Resort, even featuring cute details such as whipped cream. In the center is the Mickey Burger with the iconic mouse-shaped burger buns and juicy patties! On the right is the iconic Mickey Ice Bar, an indispensable snack if you visit the parks in summer. All cases fit the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and 8, with a size of about 17.5 to 18.5cm in length and between 10 and 12.5cm in width.

Sold at: Disney & Company (Tokyo Disneyland)

Introduced Shops
1) Grand Emporium (Tokyo Disneyland)
The largest souvenir store in the park. There’s plenty of plushies, stationery, interior goods and so much more to be found!

2) Galleria Disney (Tokyo DisneySea)

A large shop inside Tokyo DisneySea. It features a large selection of Duffy & Friends merchandise that is exclusively available at Tokyo DisneySea.

3) Town Center Fashions (Tokyo Disneyland)

Disney’s largest apparel shop with an outstandingly tasteful selection, owned by Daisy and Minnie. Find a beautiful accessory or T-shirt here.

4) Disney & Company (Tokyo Disneyland)

A Victorian-style shop with plenty of character goods featuring Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and so on. They also sell event-related goods.

*The information in the article is of June 2018.
*The shops’ selection may change without notice. Please understand that some items may be sold out or not sold anymore.
*The business hours vary by shop. Additionally, shops may close early or be closed entirely for reasons such as traffic or weather.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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