Amazing Book and CD store in the heart of Shibuya, the area with the world famous gigantic pedestrian crossing! It faces the popular crossing and there is a Starbucks on ground floor. We listened to recent popular J-pop music with friends and had fun time. You can also buy manga on the top floor, I've never seen so many manga books altogether in my life!
This is a really cool place to people watch. Get a matcha frappuchino at Starbucks and observe people walking through the largest and most famous intersection of Tokyo. This complex has a several floors dedicated to reading material (The basement is dedicated solely to manga) and CDs/DVDs. They even have a movie theater on one of the levels. Go and explore, you can see what the average Japanese is... Read More
This Tsutaya is the ULTIMATE Tsutaya in my opinion because it has the BEST selection of magazines from all over. If you miss reading Western fashion magazines because their price in Japan is sky high, you can buy a coffee from the Starbucks in Tsutaya and immerse yourselves in the glorious pages of your favorite magazines for hours. They have a wide selection of all magazines, not just fashion and... Read More
Tsutaya is a large multimedia chain in Japan. It mainly sells DVDs and music, but it also rents music CDs for 300-400 yen a pop, something you don't often find in America. The ethics are shady, but apparently Japanese music lovers copy rented music to their harddrives with impunity. Only trouble is, you have to be a permanent Japanese resident to get a rental card. Passports or visas won't work on... Read More