5 Fun & Cheap Home Goods Stores You Should Check Out in Tokyo!

Ever wonder why Tokyo is so expensive especially for shopping? Well, there are tons of shopping district that sells high-end stuff such as Ginza, Omotesando, and Shibuya. But, don't be too scared of losing yen in those towns, because we have some good news for you! There are affordable shops hidden everywhere in Japan (that is not Daiso) and you might be surprised that it is very unique, fun, cute and also useful items. Let's jump right into this stores to save some yen! giphy

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1. Flying Tiger Copenhagen

As the name hints, this is originally a store from Denmark. It is a lifestyle shop offering useful, unique and fun items for a very cheap price. tiger13_fotor

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One of the Tokyo flagship stores is located in Omotesando consists of 2,000 to 2,500 different items available at the store. On the last Friday of each month, around 100 to 150 new products are added to the already extensive number of items, so you will definitely want to go again for more! If you plan to do a big haul, make sure to bring your own big bag or purchase one at the store (price around ¥200), as you’ll only be handed relatively small plastic bags at the cashier but we suggest you buy the city limited edition canvas bag so you can keep it as souvenir too!


Access 5-minute walk from Omotesando Station (Ginza, Chiyoda, Hanzomon lines) Address 4-3-2 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001 Phone 03-6804-5723 Opening Hours Everyday 11am-8pm More info Flying Tiger Copenhagen Nearby Halal Restaurant Gyumon Shibuya

2. Asoko

There are over 1,000 individual items starting as little as 52 yen *gasp* in this miscellaneous goods store called ASOKO. The store that originates from Osaka consists of two floors that consist of absolutely stunning little trinkets to browse through. harajyuku

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Using the concept of “Enjoying Surprises”, its Tokyo flagship store open in 2013 at Omotesando. ASOKO faces Harajuku’s Meiji-dori street and with its sleek glass exterior, is very hard to miss. As you walk into the store, you will find yourself amongst stationery, fashion, and accessories, especially whimsical pens, notebooks, and other such goodies! Don’t forget to take a look at the amazingly cute umbrellas as well, they have an extensive collection of various types guaranteed to make your rainy day a little brighter! The second floor showcases kitchen and interior goods, but also offers DIY kits and tools which are really simple to use. So... why not buy one and try it out yourself and impress your friends at your next home party! The best part is, ASOKO often collaborates with artists from all over Japan, featuring limited editions with unique prints and illustrations. You will definitely grab one of the best quality in terms of creative work! But since the prices are so low, you might end up buying more than you need! *wink*


Access 5-minute walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station (Chiyoda, Fukutoshin lines) Address 6 Chome-27-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001 Phone 03-6712-6752 Opening Hours Everyday 11am-8pm More info Asoko Nearby Halal Restaurant Kebab Box J

3. Awesome Store

I know what you are thinking, the name of this store is enough to grab your taste buds! So why not go and check out some awesome goods at this Awesome Store because it is just Awesome *wink* If you are looking for trendy items, then look no further as this store has all of that and more for extremely reasonable prices. lj0002650_570d8b6e96cb7_main

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Art supplies, designer goods, arts, and crafts - all sorts of little trinkets are on sale! Most of the items sell for 200 to 400 yen so you can’t beat this deal and these are such fashionable items that you don’t want to miss out! You will probably see a cat design on tons of items because that is AWESOME STORE’s own original character – Kuloe the cat. It was created from a collaboration with the art director working on the CD jackets of top Japanese musicians, such as Ayumi Hamasaki. You will find the character of things like mugs and cushions all over the store, so why not take her home as an especially adorable souvenir? On June 2017, a second Awesome Store & Cafe also opened in Harajuku just a two-minute walk from Omotesando Station, so make sure to stop by (with a cup of hot coffee in this frigid weather)!


Access 5-minute walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station (Chiyoda, Fukutoshin lines) Address 6 Chome−27−4 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo Phone 03-6433-5250 Opening Hours Everyday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. More info Asoko Nearby Halal Restaurant Singapore Holic Laksa

4. Shibuya Mega Don Quijote

If you live in Japan and haven’t visited this store, what are you doing bro?!?! Get yourself out and check this amazing variety store that will leave you speechless! With its huge number of items at such a cheap price, this goes without saying that Don Quijote is Japan’s largest discount goods store all over Japan.  

  Like all the Don Quijote stores, also known as Donki (ドンキ), Mega Don Quijote is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and offers an extensive selection of snacks, Japanese souvenirs, clothing, shoes,  household items, electrical appliances, and many more. The new Mega Don Quijote has 7 floors of items all accessible by stairs, escalator, and elevator. It has a very structured layout and is much larger than the original Donki that used to sit across the street. They even stock helium tanks in their party goods section. A great spot to pick up last minute daily items, party goods, Japanese souvenirs, snacks, Japanese cutlery, colourful character socks and more. And not to mention, it is always tax-free! Oh, did we mention that we are also giving out free discount coupons to our readers? All you need to do is click here and start claiming your discounts for your Don QuiJote haul!


Access 5-minute walk from Shibuya Station (JR Yamanote Line, Toyoko Line, Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Denentoshi Line and Inokashira Line) Address 28-6 Udagawa-cho Shibuya-ku Tokyo Phone 03-5428-4086 Opening Hours Open 24 Hours, 7 days a week More info MEGA Don Quijote Shibuya Honten Nearby Halal Restaurant Hanasakaji-san

5. Salut!

Salut! is a very affordable living goods store, offering many items for only 300 yen! This is the place for all house décor fanatics, Salut! has many unique items such water dispensers, very unique bicycle clocks and a lot of other fun trinkets all at a very cheap price. 3c60ed069089aa8da02ed88fee60121b

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For girls, there are also hair accessories and cute jewellery. Little furniture pieces are also available like side tables, cushion seats, drawers, all of which are very popular and sell out pretty quickly! If you like something and are contemplating whether or not to buy it, chances are high you won’t find it the next time you come back to the same store. There are many locations for Salut! and usually, it’s located inside a mall. There are too many locations to list so be sure to check the link it out as you will be amazed by what the shop has to offer!


Access 4-minute walk from Shinjuku Station Address Lumine Shinjuku 3F, Shinjuku 3 - 38 - 1, Shinjuku - ku , 160 - 0022 Tokyo Phone 03-3358-2951 Opening Hours 11: 00-22: 00 (Saturdays, Sundays, holidays 10: 30) More info Salut! Nearby Halal Restaurant Yoshiya Shinjukuten

Even if you are not a huge shopper, you will still enjoy just looking at what these various stores have to offer! (attention guys) *ahem, ahem*

Considering how expensive shopping can get in Tokyo, these are some excellent places to check out for your last minute souvenir shopping for yourself and your loved ones. You can’t get any better deal than this! Plus, the quality of these items are absolutely amazing considering the low price.

If you read this article so far, then please go and check out our other blog posts on ways to save money in Tokyo for food, travel and other things! While you’re at it, why don’t you download the Halal Navi app available on the Google Play Store as well as on the Apple Play Store! It’s FREE!!! **wink, wink**

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