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Tokyo Guide: Top 5 Most Popular Electronics Stores in Akihabara (July 2019 Ranking)

Tokyo Guide: Top 5 Most Popular Electronics Stores in Akihabara (July 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 16 August 2019

Here are the best Electronics Stores in Akihabara, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category. For instance, Akihabara Radio Kaikan, Yodobashi Akiba, Yamada Denki LABI - Akihabara and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Akihabara!

No.1:Akihabara Radio Kaikan

No.1:Akihabara Radio Kaikan

Akihabara Radio Kaikan is a large mall-like building with ten stories above ground and two stories underground. Most of their stores used to sell electrical parts and wireless devices. However, today, it has become a super shopping center for Akiba-cultural items such as action figures, dolls, TV and media idol goods, miniature model trains, and costumes. There are also stores handling audio products, PCs, DVDs, and comic books. Akihabara is famous as “the” electronics shopping district, but there are also many other stores attracting customers with passionate special interests. Many products are available there that people keep coming from all over Japan as well as overseas.

No.2:Yodobashi Akiba

No.2:Yodobashi Akiba

Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba, located at the Akihabara Station in Akihabara, the Electric Town. Out of nine floors, computers, cameras, AV devices, consumer electronics, video games, toys, and bikes are on the first to the sixth floor. On the specialty floor, on the seventh floor, casual fashion, shoes, CDs, DVDs, books, eyeglasses, menswear, bags, and accessories are sold, and a travel agency and an ophthalmologist office can also be found here. The eighth floor is the largest restaurant floor in Akihabara, housing 30 restaurants where you can enjoy various kinds of dishes. On the ninth floor, a batting center, a golf goods store, and a golf practice range can be found. At the batting center, there are machines that enable you to change the speed of the ball for each game, so you can fully enjoy batting. At the golf practice range, rental clubs and shoes are available free of charge, so it is pleasing to be able to stop by in the middle of shopping.

No.3:Yamada Denki LABI - Akihabara

No.3:Yamada Denki LABI - Akihabara

Yamada Denki LABI Akihabara PC Store, is located in front of the Akihabara Station, which is a famous electronics district. It is an eight-story shopping building that Yamada Denki, an electronic retail store, presents under a new concept. The PC Store handles many products such as computers and mobile products that are much talked about.

No.4:LAOX Akihabara Main Store

No.4:LAOX Akihabara Main Store

LAOX Akihabara Main Store is located in Akihabara, which is the main electronics shopping district in Japan and an area that is also known as the center of the Japanese subculture. This is the largest comprehensive duty-free store in Tokyo, stocking some 70,000 kinds of products, including home appliances, games, hobby items, souvenirs for foreign visitors, watches, and jewelry. The store earnestly pursues quality Japanese products and continues to evolve to become a “Japan-quality” store, leading the globalization of made-in-Japan products. The store has been appointed as a tourist information center for foreign visitors by the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO). Its concierge offers services in English, Chinese, and Japanese. Sightseeing maps are available, and they will even show you the way to any tourist spot you wish to visit. The store is also convenient for tourists because of its foreign currency exchange machines.

No.5:Edion Akiba

No.5:Edion Akiba

EDION is a mass home electronics retailer with over 1,200 stores nationwide. The EDION Akiba shop has a full range of brands that are extremely popular in Japan. The huge range of products includes high-end cameras, rice cookers, home electronics products for hair and beauty, Japanese and imported luxury watches, health foods, and daily necessities. It provides a duty-free service, of course, and China Union Pay Cards can be used for purchases as well. Tourists from overseas can enjoy shopping at ease.

  • Edion Akiba
    • Address 1-2-9, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0021
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    • Nearest Station Akihabara Station (JR Keihin-Tohoku Line / JR Yamanote Line / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line / Tsukuba Express / JR Sobu Line)
      3 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3257-1100
*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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