The Best Anime And Manga Stores In Tokyo

“otaku”-ers must visit these shops
26 Feb 2022
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Anime and manga are staples in Japanese culture. The city of Tokyo is full of hidden gems that only anime and manga lovers know about. A must-visit area is Akihabara, also known as the mecca of anime and manga otaku. Here are the best anime and manga shops in Tokyo, Japan.

The iconic character Luffy (One Piece), Son Goku (Dragon Ball) at the Jump Shop anime shop /
The iconic character Luffy (One Piece), Son Goku (Dragon Ball) at the Jump Shop anime shop / naoko fujita

Jump Shop

With multiple locations in Tokyo, Jump Shop has become a popular name among anime and manga fans both inside and outside Japan. They sell everything from DVDs, stationery, illustrations, accessories and sundries, for a total of over 3,000 different items. However, the best thing is that shops often hold signing events where they invite popular voice stars.

Website: Jump Shop

The exterior of the Jump Shop manga and anime shops scattered in Tokyo kota /
The exterior of the Jump Shop manga and anime shops scattered in Tokyo kota / Guilhem Vellut
The atmosphere inside the Jump Shop anime shop /
The atmosphere inside the Jump Shop anime shop / naoko fujita

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One Piece Mugiwara (Straw Hat) Store

Address: Shibuya Marui 7th Floor, 1-22-6 Jinnan, Shibuya, Tokyo

The name of this shop is certainly not foreign. Named after one of the most popular anime and manga series, One Piece Mugiwara Store, the store is one of the best locations for anime and manga shopping in Tokyo. One Piece fans will be blown away by the countless collection of memorabilia available. You'll find everything from toys, dolls and figurines to chocolates, clothes and even underwear.

Atmosphere of the One Piece Mugiwara Store anime and manga store in Shibuya.
Atmosphere of the One Piece Mugiwara Store anime and manga store in Shibuya.
Statue of Shanks, one of the iconic characters in the anime and manga One Piece /
Statue of Shanks, one of the iconic characters in the anime and manga One Piece / T Sam

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Mandarake

Address: 150-0042 Shibuya BEAM B2 floor, Udagawa-cho 31-2, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Founded in the late 1980s, Mandarake is now one of the most popular anime and manga stores in Japan, with multiple locations in Tokyo, and the largest store in the world. Mandarake opened its doors to many anime and manga fans from all over the world, not just Japan, as this culture is getting more and more popular every year.

Inside the anime/manga shop Mandarake Shibuya / Mandarake Store
Inside the anime/manga shop Mandarake Shibuya / Mandarake Store
Heaven for manga lovers: Shibuya's Mandarake shop / Mandarake Store
Heaven for manga lovers: Shibuya's Mandarake shop / Mandarake Store

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Gamers Main Store Akihabara

Address: Takarada Building, 1-14 - 7, Kotobuki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021

The one song spot every anime and manga fan should visit is the Gamers Main Store Akihabara, which is home to some of the latest merchandise. Get ready to explore the seven-story shop where you'll find everything from magazines, DVDs and CDs to character goods and some limited-time displays. You'll be able to buy books and magazines as souvenirs, but also fun items like anime-themed keyboards, stationery, mugs, and even clothes.

Gamers Main Store Akihabara building /
Gamers Main Store Akihabara building / nakashi
Cosplay costumes are also for sale at Gamers Main Store Akihabara /
Cosplay costumes are also for sale at Gamers Main Store Akihabara / nao10s

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