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Tokyo Shopping: Most Popular Electronics Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings (August 2019 Ranking)

Tokyo Shopping: Most Popular Electronics Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings (August 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 4 October 2019
Last updated: 4 March 2020

Here are the best Electronics Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings, 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, BICQLO, Akihabara Radio Kaikan, Bic Camera Yurakucho and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Tokyo and Surroundings!

1.BICQLO

1.BICQLO

A collaboration store by Bic Camera, known for selling large consumer electronics, and well-known casual fashion retailer Uniqlo. The store comprises six above-ground and three below-ground floors, with Floors 1-3 housing Uniqlo. Uniqlo offers a large selection of seasonal fashions and the My Uniqlo section on Floor 2 allows customers to create their own original clothing items by customizing their purchases with buttons, lace, and other decorations. On the below-ground floors and Floors 4-6, you can find a wide-range of products, including the latest consumer electronics, games, daily necessities, and sports equipment. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the store and there are plenty of customer services available, including a service for sending purchases to the airport. We also employ staff that can speak English, Chinese, and Korean, and accept payment by all credit cards, digital currency, and even bitcoin.

2.Akihabara Radio Kaikan

2.Akihabara Radio Kaikan

Akihabara Radio Kaikan is a large commercial building with ten stories above the 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.

3.Bic Camera Yurakucho

3.Bic Camera Yurakucho

Bic Camera Yurakucho is a consumer electronic mass retail store comprising seven above-ground and two below-ground floors located directly in front of Yurakucho Station. In addition to the latest popular electronic products, we also stock computers, toys and games, watches, pharmaceuticals, daily necessities, and a range of other assorted goods. Our store offers a full range of services aimed at overseas visitors, including a foreign currency exchange machine on the first floor, a gift wrapping service counter on the third floor, and a duty-free and airport shipping service counter on the seventh floor. The seventh floor also contains a combined café and rest area with free internet access. We employ staff that can speak English, Chinese, and Korean, and accept payment by all credit cards, digital currency, and even bitcoin. We also have a studio for taking monochrome, high-resolution selfies that is exclusive to the Yurakucho store.

4.Yodobashi Akiba

4.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, men's wear, bags, and accessories are sold, and a travel agency and an ophthalmologist office can also be found. The eighth floor is the largest restaurant floor in Akihabara that it houses 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.

5.Yamada Denki LABI - Akihabara

5.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. Each floor is color-coded, and a floor-specific color is used to indicate elevators, pillars, and information boards. It is very helpful in letting you know which floor you are on. Also, handling the products on the sales floor is allowed, so you can try the products to your satisfaction. It is one of the reassuring points that the staff in charge are stationed on the sales floors. They provide thorough support by explaining how to operate products.

6.Fujiya Avic

6.Fujiya Avic

Founded in 1986, Fujiya Avic is an audio and video equipment store in Nakano, a neighborhood in Tokyo known as a “holy place of subculture .” The shop sells a wide range of products for creators and film makers, both new and secondhand, including headphones, earphones, headphone amplifiers, speakers, digital cameras, video cameras, tripods, microphones, and production switchers.

7.LAOX Akihabara Main Store

7.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.

8.Edion Akiba

8.Edion Akiba

EDION is a mass home electronics retailer with over 1,200 stores nationwide. The EDION Akiba store in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo has a full range of brands that are extremely popular even 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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