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Make a Bulk Purchase of Souvenirs at ¥100 Shop !

Make a Bulk Purchase of Souvenirs at ¥100 Shop !

Translated by Miri S.

Written by Mai Kawabe

2015.02.23 Bookmark

When you have a plan to travel abroad, you can't help bragging about it, can you? Even if you think you just casually mentioned going to Japan, before you know, everyone knows about your travel and asks for souvenirs. Japan is an expensive place and also you can't spent much time for choosing souvenirs. But then you feel it's boring if you buy famous sweets at the airport.

Then, why don't you visit a ¥100 shop? At that shop, choosing souvenirs (which is troublesome!) might become something fun.

Nifty gadgets that express "Japan"

Although stylish gadgets are a bit too expensive at specialty shops, they are affordable at ¥100 shops. You can feel "Japan" through Japanese gadgets and goods which model Mt.Fuji.

  • 1:Hair Ornament

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  • 2:Stationery

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Cute hair ornaments made of crepe papers, stationery with Japanese design and so on --- You can buy a lot of those products cheaply at ¥100 shops.

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  • 3:Smartphone Case

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Even smartphone cases have unique Japanese designs!

  • 4:Tableware

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The motif of Mt.Fuji, which Japanese people love, is used in varieties of products such as tableware, socks, stationery and so on.

You can use them for the interior design at home.

Buy daily necessities of the Japanese for your souvenirs

Some of you might want to buy something Japanese people use daily, rather than goods that make people imagine "Japan". Then why don't you consider purchasing chopsticks or fans?

  • 5:Chopsticks

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  • 6:Fan

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Fans are recommended for souvenirs, as they are necessary for summer in Japan. Your friends and family will be very excited to see exotic and stylish fans. Of course, you can buy one for yourself.

Food you can hand out casually

Japanese sweets are popular around the world! Especially, candies have many varieties.

  • 7:Candy

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  • 8:Ready-to-eat Food

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Except for sweets, many seasonings and dry foods as well. Instant Miso soup can be a good souvenir.

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Look at these varieties of packages of instant ramen, which was invented in Japan! People back in your country would be excited to see the varieties.


Why don't you drop by a ¥100 shop if you want to buy a lot of cheap souvenirs? You might not be able to stop buying because there are so many quality gadgets in cheap price.



*¥100 shops exist everywhere in Japan.

Can★Do Seibu Shinjuku Pepe

Address:Pepe 8F, Seibu Shinjuku, 1-30-1, Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours:11:00-22:00
Closed Days:N/A
Credit Cards:Some shops accept
Can★Do Seibu Shinjuku Pepe:Visa, Master and others
Station:Shinjuku Station
Access:Directly linked from Seibu Shinjuku Station. 5 mins walk from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit.
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Daiso Harajuku

Address:Village 107, 1-19-24, Jingu-Mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours:10:00~21:00
Closed Days:N/A
Credit Cards:Some shops accept
Harajuku, Shibuya, Biz Shinjuku Nomura Bldg, Osaki, Shin Osaka, Kansai Airport shop:Visa, Master and others
Station:JR Harajuku Station
Access:2 mins walk from Takeshita Exit. If you walk straight on Takeshita street, you can see it on the left-hand side.
Official HP:

Seria Asakusa EKIMISE shop

Address:Asakusa EKIMISE 7F, 1-4-1, Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours:10:00~20:00
Closed Days:N/A
Credit cards:N/A
Station:Asakusa Station
Access:Asakusa Station, inside EKIMISE
Official HP:

The information presented in this article is based on the time it was written. Note that there may be changes in the merchandise, services, and prices that have occurred after this article was published. Please contact the facility or facilities in this article directly before visiting.

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