Welcome to Japan!
In this page, I‘ll show you where to get board games in Tokyo.
You don’t have to worry about language.
Many multi-lingual version board games with attached Japanese manual are sold in Japan.
Since the release time is different in Japan, you may get a rare game.
Akihabara, the sanctuary of subculture. Not only NES and Super Nintendo retro games and character figures, but also board games are available.
Surugaya Akihabara （Trading card & Board Game）
It is on the second floor of a building located on a side road from Chuo-dori, which is a main street.
You can get used games as well as new games here.
Please note that there are many Surugaya in Akihabara.
Go to a trading card & board game store.
Address : 3-15-4 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 2nd floor
Phone number : 03-3258-7096
Business hours :Mon-Thu: 10: 00-21: 00
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 9: 00-21: 00
Yellow Submarine Akihabara RPG Shop
There are several Yellow Submarine stores in Akihabara.
You can also get used items here. There is also an hourly play space.
Address : 1-11-5 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021 Akihabara Super Building 8F
Phone number : 03-5297-5402
Business hours : Mon-Fri 12: 00-20: 00 Saturday 11: 00-20: 00 Sundays and holidays 11: 00-19: 00
There are also shops where you can buy board games in Shinjuku, a popular tourist spot. Why don't you stop by while you are sightseeing?
Yellow Submarine Shinjuku Game Shop
A shop located a few minutes walk from Shinjuku station. You can get both new and used ones.
Yellow Submarine accepts consignment sales of products made by Japanese board game circles, and you can also get doujin games.
Address:1-16-11 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo AI Building 2F
Business hours :Mon-Sat 12: 00-20: 00
Sundays and holidays 11: 00-19: 00
Yodobashi Camera Shinjuku West Main Store
A shop located a few minutes walk from Shinjuku station. You can get both new If you go to the Yellow Submarine Shinjuku store, be sure to stop by Yodobashi Camera, which is very close to there.
The board game department is on the 3rd floor. The lineup of multilingual versions of German board games is small, and many are lined up with localized products in Japan. Not only German board games, but also many toys such as balance games from Japanese toy makers are available.
Address:1-11-1, Nishishinjuku , Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours :9: 30-22: 00
Surugaya SHINJUKU MARUI ANNEX
If you can leave the Shinjuku west exit area where the above two shops are located, Surugaya Shinjuku is also recommended. It is a large store on the 5th floor in the building. There are many used stocks as well as new ones in the store.
Address:3-1-26 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Shinjuku Marui Annex 5th floor
Business hours :11: 00-21: 00
Japan's famous board game shop
Famous shops that have spread the appeal of board games in Japan from early on.
Address:2-3-8 Koenjikita, Suginami-ku, Tokyo Nikko Building 2F
Business hours :Tue, Tur, Fri 12:00-19:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 11: 00-20: 00
Mobius Games (Suidobashi)
Address:1-1-15 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Umezawa Building 5F
Business hours :Tue-FRI 11: 00-19: 00
Tendays Games (Mitaka)
Address:3-42-13 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo Sonoda Building 2F
Business hours :Mon,Tur,Fri,Sat and Holiday 12: 00-17: 00
When you come to Japan, why not visit the board game shop introduced here.
It must be a different sightseeing experience than usual, which is not listed in the guidebook.