Where can you buy foreign books in Tokyo Japan

Japanese culture

Hello everyone!

Today, I am going to tell you where you can buy foreign books in Tokyo.

Unfortunately, there are few places where you can buy them in Tokyo. However, If you go to Shinjuku, you can find a book store which specialized for foreign books.

How to go to the bookstore?

When you leave the station by the south exit(南口), you can seeバスタ新宿[Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal]. Then you need to cross the road to the side. You can see like this.

The Christmas lights are very beautiful, recently.

Go straight, and turn lest when you see a long bridge. You need to cross the bridge. Then you can see this building ↓

(Takashimaya, Tokyu Hands)

Then, turn right in front of the building and go straight. Finally, you can see this building.

When you enter the building, you go to the 6th floor. You can find “Books Kinokuniya Tokyo”[紀伊國屋書店]


Books Kinokuniya Tokyo


There are a lot of kinds of books in here. Not only English books. but also French, Vietnames,etc.


Japanese textbooks


children’s books


comic books



Technical book

The clerk can speak English fluently. So, they will help you if there is any inconvenience.

I hope you can find interesting books !!



If you go downstairs, you can buy a lot of furniture, curtains, textiles and bedding.


Please go there if you are interested in!