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Learn About Stationery Stores Around Shinjuku Station

Mar 29, 2018

If you like stationery, Shinjuku is the place to go!

The Shinjuku Station area has many large and unique stationery stores. These stores also often include zakka, miscellaneous goods for everyday use. If you are into stationery or need a gift for that person who’s hard to shop for, read through this article for great ideas on where to go.


Located in the LUMINE EST shopping complex near the Shinjuku Station East Exit, Tools is open till 10:00PM and is known as "an artist’s convenience store". As it originally was a painting supply store, in addition to stationery they sell a wide variety of merchandise such as colored pencils, comic markers and tools for manga. The interior is well lit and the merchandise is ordered neatly. You won’t know where the time went!

Address: Lumine Est 6th Floor, 3-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 11:00AM-10:00PM
Weekends, Holidays: 10:30AM–9:30PM


Delfonics is a Japanese design stationery brand and stationery store for adults that has a well-established reputation both domestically and overseas. Smith is their more casual shop. There are two Smith locations in Shinjuku, with one conveniently connected directly to the station.

From items imported from overseas to specially designed bags and notebooks, Smith carries a variety of merchandise recommended for personal use and as gifts. The department store offers tax-free services, so why not pick up something sophisticated while shopping in Shinjuku?

Address: LUMINE SHINJUKU 1 6th Floor, 1-1-5 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 11:00AM-9:30PM
Weekdays, Holidays: 10:30AM-9:30PM

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Lumine Shinjuku

Lumine Shinjuku is a department store located 1 minute on foot from the Shinjuku Station South Exit. Enjoy shopping and gourmet Japanese cuisine at this shopping center that also includes some 230 sho…

LUMINE 1: 1-1-5 Nishi-Shinjuku 160-0022
LUMINE 2: 3-38-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Telephone number
Main line 03-3348-5211
Hours of operation
Shopping: weekdays 11:00–21:30
Weekends, holidays 10:30–21:30
Restaurants: 11:00–22:30
Note: Hours may vary according to the establishment

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Ginza Itoya is a dedicated stationery store with a long history. They also have a location in the Odakyu Department Store at Shinjuku. The large shop is filled with excellent products and is very popular.

Also worth mentioning is that they provide name embossing, excellent for those who love stationery, whether for yourself or as a gift.

Address: Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku 10th Floor, 1-1-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of operation: 10:00AM-9:00PM

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Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku

This department store is directly connected to Shinjuku Station, the train station with the highest number of passengers in Japan. Featuring a wide lineup of everything from popular cosmetics and luxu…

1-1-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Telephone number
Hours of operation
10:00AM-8:30PM Note: May vary according to the floor, day of the week and season.

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In a discussion of stationery stores in Shinjuku, Sekaido cannot be forgotten. The Shinjuku West Exit location can be reached in 3 minutes by foot from the exit and takes up an entire building. As the products are sold for less than the recommended retail price, the shop is popular among students.

You will find many common stationary and office goods here, as well as greeting cards, notebooks and zakka. They also make great gifts.

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Sekaido Shinjuku West Stationery Shop

The Sekaido Shinjuku West Stationery Shop specializes in, as the name says, stationery and other writing products. You will find various writing instruments, including fountain pens, as well as cute s…

1-11-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
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Hidden in an alley between high-rise buildings in Shinjuku is this stationery and zakka shop. Although small in size, 8ball is packed with unique merchandise, such as stationery imported from Europe, and functional and quality designed stationery from Japan. Also look for their in-house brand INFIEIGHT notebooks as well as various innovative and fun zakka. Pick up something you probably won’t see anywhere else and add some spice to your life!

Address: Daisan Kobayashi Building 1st Floor, 7-23-18 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 11:00AM-7:00PM
Weekends: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Closed on holidays