The flagship of Books Kinokuniya
Shinjuku Main Store and Annex

The first Kinokuniya store was built originally in 1927 in Tokyo, with books on the first floor and a second-floor gallery. Today, with eleven floors brimming with a massive selection of Japanese books and magazines, the Main Store stocks over one million copies and is one of the largest bookstores in Tokyo.

*Stationery, and fossils are also available in addition to Japanese books, magazines, comics, and English books. Events are held nearly daily, and the store even runs a theater!

*Drop by the annexbuildingfor Japanese manga, DVDs,and CDs.

* Explore unique specialty shops for leather goods and tobacco pipes and the basement floor for several authentic Japanese restaurants to satisfy your cravings.

* Domestic delivery service is available, including delivery to your hotels.

* Access: a five-minute walk from Shinjuku station with direct access through metro underground passage.

kinochaya201612.jpg* Visit the tea stand "Kino-Chaya", located at the main entrance. Relax with traditional Japanese teas such as matcha and hoji-cha the moment you step into the store.


Our two stores in Shinjuku are tax free shops. Purchases more than 5,400 yen (including tax) in a single day are eligible for 8% tax refund.


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Refund counter are in the Books on Japan section in the main building and M2F in the annex building.


Books Kinokuniya Shinjuku Main Store (and annex)

  Phone: +81-3-3354-0131
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"Books on Japan"

  Phone: +81- 3-3354-0624
Address3-17-7 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours10:00 am- 9:00 pm
Wi-FiFREESPOT
AccessShinjuku station East Exit / B7-B8 exit
Metro Shonjuku 3-chome Station (S02, F13, M09)
- Direct access through metro underground passage