Why You Shouldn't Miss Shopping at Shinjuku When Visiting Japan!

When you come to Japan, you definitely go shopping. The most recommended place for shopping is Shinjuku. You can buy whatever you want at Shinjuku because they have both luxury goods and cheap products altogether. At this time, we would like to introduce shopping spots in Shinjuku to you. It will make your Tokyo experience much more satisfied. 

Analyzing the shopping map of Shinjuku

This town is one of the three biggest towns in Tokyo, so public transportation is very developed. Public transportation in Shinjuku is very complicated like Tokyo Station. Also, shopping area is huge in Shinjuku, and it can separates to 3 areas. East side, West side and South side. East side is close to Kabukicho and very lively, also this area has Lumine East which is popular for young women, Isetan Shinjuku, Shinjuku Marui Main Building which have many popular brands for young people, and BICQLO.
West side has less shopping spots. Main shopping place is Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku and Keio Department Store which is for elder generations. South side has Takashimaya, Lumine 1&2 which connect to the station, and NEWoMan which was open in 2016.

Many of Shinjuku’s street-level stores are Japanese famous brands stores

In Shinjuku, stores are not only running their business in the department store, but also some stores have their own stores as street-level stores. Each brand’s shop is very unique and draws visitors attention. For example, Suit brand “Yofuku-no-Aoyama”, book store “Kinokuniya Books”, stationery store “Sekaido” and shoe shop “ABC Mart". All of them are very famous stores among visitors who know Japan well.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Yofuku-no-Aoyama Shinjuku Higashiguchi
  • Address: 3-24-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 2 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Kinokuniya Books Shinjuku Main Store
  • Address: 3-17-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 4 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Sekaido Shinjuku
  • Address: 3-1-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 8 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit 

Shopping malls connecting to Shinjuku Station are very Convenient and Great

It is fun to shop at street-level stores, but if you do not have a time to go around those stores, then we recommend you to shop at the shopping malls or department stores connect to Shinjuku Station. These are the shopping malls we recommend to you! Let’s get a lot of stuff until you are satisfied, and back to your hotel with a lot of shopping bags.

Lumine 1&2 East

Lumine 1&2 are at West exit of Shinjuku Station. Lumine 1 has 11 floors. The beauty shops and the salons are located at the 8th floor. Mainly they sell 20 to 40 years old women’s clothes in this building.

Lumine 2 has 7 floors and they sell both men’s and women’s clothes. Their main target are 20’s to 30’s years old. This mall has stores popular among Taiwanese like Jill Stuart and Kiehl’s. Main customers are 10’s to 20’s women and Taiwanese’s favorite cake shop HARBS is also in this mall. Each Lumine has stores of interior goods, glasses and common goods, too.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Lumine 1
  • Address: 1-1-5 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station South Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Lumine 2
  • Address: 3-38-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station South Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Lumine East
  • Address: 3-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station Chuo-East Exit or East Exit

Isetan Shinjuku

Isetan Shinjuku

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Isetan Shinjuku
  • Address: 3-14-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Shinjuku Marui

Shinjuku Marui is consisted of Main Building, Shinjuku Marui Annex and Shinjuku Marui Men. Main building has 9 floors and the Annex has 8 floors, and the both have many popular brand stores among young generations. They sell not only clothes but also accessories and common goods, too. MArui Men is targeting at male office workers, so they have a variety of products which support men's lifestyle.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Shinjuku Marui Main Building
  • Address: 3-30-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit
  • Opening Hours: 11:00~21:00

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Shinjuku Marui ANNEX
  • Address: 3-1-26 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 6 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit
  • Opening Hours: 11:00~21:00

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Shinjuku Marui Men
  • Address: 5-16-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 8 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit
  • Opening Hours: 11:00~21:00 (~20:30 on Sundays and public holidays)

Don’t miss it! Shopping at Shinjuku underpass

There are 2 areas where you can enjoy shopping at underpass in Shinjuku. One is Odakyu Ace, and it is located at basement floor of Shinjuku Station West Exit. It has south side and north side, and there are a lot of clothes stores, common goods stores, cafes and restaurants in this mall. This mall also has ORBIS and Kutsushitaya which are foreign travelers' favorite.

Another mall is located under Shinjuku Station East Exit and under Yasukuni Street, Shinjuku Subnade. It has from 1 chome to 3 chome. 1 chome has many restaurants, and 2 chome has cosmetics, fashion and accessories stores, and 3 chome has many clothes stores.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Odakyu Ace
  • Address: 1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Shinjuku Subnade
  • Address: 1-2-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit

Everyone’s favorite shop Shinjuku Loft

Loft is one of the most famous common goods stores in Japan. Shinjuku Loft is located at Shinjuku MYLORD’s 6th floor, and you can try make up simulation at this store. It shows how you look with different cosmetics, so you can compare different cosmetics on the screen.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Shinjuku Loft
  • Address: MYLORD 6F, 1-1-3 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: Right by JR Shinjuku Station South Exit

Looking for cameras or electric goods? This is the place for you!

Looking for cameras or electric goods? This is the place for you!

If you want to get cameras or home appliances at electric stores, maybe Bic Camera comes up to your mind first. And three famous electric stores which are Bic Camera, Yamada Denki and Yodobashi Camera are located in Shinjuku. You can buy electronic goods as many as you want!

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Bic Camera Shinjuku East Exit
  • Address: 3-26-10 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Yamada Denki Labi Shinjuku East
  • Address: 3-23-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Yodobashi Camera Multimedia East
  • Address: 3-26-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Animate in Shinjuku, which is loved by Anime fans!!!

Shinjuku has Animate, too! This store has comics, light novels, Doujinshi (a magazine published by fans), a lot of anime goods, character goods, games, DVD and so on. Inside of the store has an event stage, and some kind of events are going on every week. Also, Animate Cafe, which is located next to Animate, always holds events of anime song artist or voice actor’s.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Animate Shinjuku
  • Address: 3-17-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 2 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

Enjoy shopping until sunrise...

Enjoy shopping until sunrise...

In Japan, most of department stores are close at 8 p.m. But, if you want to continue your shopping after that, you can go to Lumine East and NEWoMan because they open until 10pm, then you do not need to be rushed. However, if you really want to enjoy your shopping all night, then you should go to Don Quijote Shinjuku Kabukicho because this store opens 24 hours! This store is located at east exit of Shinjuku Station. This store is good for people who do not want to waste any seconds!

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: NEWoMan
  • Address: 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Shinjuku Station South Exit

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Don Quijote Shinuku Kabukicho
  • Address: 1-16-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit

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