Mar 5, 2007

Shopping in Japan

Akachan Honpo

Amazon Japan

Airbuggy or
1-16-1 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0063. Phone : 03 5465 7580. Open 11am-8pm

Babies R Us/Toys R Us


Children’s Ikea

Motherways for the addresses of the shops in Tokyo

Tokyo Organic

Breastfeeding products
Blue Sky for Lansinoh cream for breastfeeding mothers

Medela pumps (small manual and electric, not the bigger models) and medela cream: babies r Us,

Slings, carriers
Maya slings, Blue Sky

Slings: Toys R Us Ikebukuro, Babies R Us (see above for addresses)
all in Japanese but the owner speaks English.

Slings: Hug-a-bub sling.
Be sure to mention if you're a TPG member when purchasing.

Maternity Clothes
Lindsey Sawada (TPG Speaker)
Contact Lindsey for maternity and nursing bras, without underwire, sizes from 32B up to 46G. Tel: 03-6279-2800; 090-5317-4121


Tokyo, Shibuya store saJ_{O2-32-3 (other shop addresses
Phone: 03-3796-1103, open from AM11F00`PM7F00

Muji (Shinjuku 3 Chome station)

Bennetton (ometesando station, exit 2)

Keio Department Store (Shinjuku station)

Babies R Us

Baby clothes

Petit bateau
Stella Jiyugaoka 1F, 1-26-4 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku. Tokyo. Phone : 03 5731 5730
Hillside Terrace B-2, 29-18 Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku. Tokyo. Phone: 03 5784 3570
Lamia Building 5-1-3, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku. Tokyo. Phone : 03 5468 2471
2-25-7, Kitazawa Setagaya-ku. Tokyo. Phone : 03 5790 5464
*new location - Omotesando, beside Burberry, across from Omotesando Hills

Du Pareil au Même :
Yasuda Life Insurance Building IF, 2-9-12 Jiyugaoka Meguro-Ku, Tokyo-Jiyugaoka.
Phone : 03 5726 3201

Jennifer Friese, Noko Clothes

Familiar baby clothes
Hiroo station exit 1, cross the street and go down 50-80 m to find the familiar shop.

Baby Gap for the store locations (shibuya, ometesando –usually with the normal Gap stores)

Baby shoes
tel 03 5976 6436

Lindsey Sawada (TPG Speaker)
Baby shoes from England.
Tel: 03-6279-2800; 090-5317-4121

Kiddy land
Open 10am-6pm daily. 6-1-9 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku. Tel: 03-3409-3431. Nearest stn: Meijijingumae, exit 4

Hakuhinkan Toy Park
Open 11am-8pm daily. 8-8-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku. Tel: 03-3571-8008. Nearest stn: Shinbashi, across from Ginza 9.

Toys R Us

Bookstore with kid books in English: fiona bookstore
Open 11am-8pm daily. 5-41-5 Okusawa, Setagaya-ku. Nearest stn: Jiyugaoka, towards Den-en-Chofu. Tel: 03-3721-8186.

Yuzawaya: hobby store
Craft-supply complex with more than ten multistory outlets selling art, needlework, hobby supplies, stationery and knickknacks. Myriad displays of everything from paper, brushes, beads and fabric to noren panels and silk flowers-the list is never-ending-are sure to get your offspring's gray matter churning with activity.
Open 10am-7pm daily. 8-23-5 Nishi-Kamata, Ota-ku. Tel: 3738-4141 or 3734-0010. Nearest stn: Kamata, south exit. JR Keihin Tohoku, Tokyu Meguro or Ikegami lines.

Disney store
Open 11am-8pm daily. 20-15 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku. Tel: 03-3461-3932. Nearest stn: Shibuya. Also Kita Senju stn, Odaiba Aqua City Mall, Ikebukuro Sunshine Alpa, Ikebukuro Seibu.

Akachan Honpo
5F T.O.C. Bldg, 7-22-17 Nishi Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku. Nearest stn: Osaki-hirokoji, Ikegami line, or Gotanda, on Sakurada street. Tel: 03-3779-0365. Also Kinshicho, Itabashi, Odaiba.

addresses in tokyo:

Shopping for Baby in Kinshicho, Tokyo:

Babies R Us store in 'Central' Tokyo
Delivery available for Y550 per box (East side of Tokyo only).
5 mins walk from Kinshicho Metro station on the Hanzomon line (Z13), in North Eastern Tokyo.
It's in a shopping centre that opened in April 2006
From Kinshicho station on the Hanzomon line:
Take exit 4
Walk up the main road past the park, towards the 2 tall towers
From Kinshicho JR station on the Chuo Sobu line:
Take the north exit
Turn right until you find the main road
Turn left, cross the street & walk up towards the 2 tall towers
Olinas is on your right after about 2 blocks
Babies R Us is on the 3rd floor at the back.

The AkachanHonpo store in Kinshicho is located at the north exit from the JR Station.
If you turn directly left as you exit the station you can see a department store (Queen's Isetan) Akachanhonpo is on the 5th Floor.

Also at the South Exit of Kinshiho Station is a large Marui Store (OIOI)
This has a whole floor designated to baby goods - clothes mainly.

N.B. If you use the Oedo Line from Roppongi and change to the Hanzomon Line at Kiyosumi Shirakawa, there are lifts at the stations