Relive Your Student Days: Tokyo’s Top Stationery Stores

Tokyo, Japan: Ito Ya House Stationary Store

Nothing reminds you of fall more than the first day of class. But even if you’ve already graduated, maybe you find yourself hoarding washi take and colorful pens from Muji.

Japanese stationery stores known for their premium quality and designs that range from elegant to washy. The next time you find yourself in shopping in Tokyo, be sure to drop by these stores. They’re guaranteed to make you wish you were a student again!

1. For Trendy Basics: Loft Trendy Store

Like the name suggests, Loft is filled from ceiling-to-floor with all sorts of office supplies. Step in an marvel 7 floors of the latest merchandise. They have cosmetics, school supplies, and even snacks! Lose yourself in the aisles of paper bags, pens, stamps, and fan-themed merchandise—we loved their Doraemon-themed pens!

Tokyo, Japan: Loft Stationery Store
[/media-credit] Tokyo, Japan: Loft Stationery Store
Website: Loft Facebook Loft Official Website
Tel: 03-5291-9211
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Address: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 21-1 Udagawa-cho (Shibuya Branch)

2. For Explorers: The Traveler’s Factory

Document your wanderlust when you head to Traveler’s Factory. This store sells as maps, pocket journals, and travel-themed buttons for your luggage.

Tokyo, Japan: Traveler's Factory
Tokyo, Japan: Traveler’s Factory

Apart from the cute items they sell, Traveler’s Factory also draws in crowds with its quaint cafe and crafting table. Perfect for a lazy afternoon after days of exploring Tokyo!

Website: Traveler’s Factory Facebook
Tel: 03-6412-7830
Opening hours: 12:00 – 20:00
Address: Tokyo Meguro Meguro District 3-13-10

3. For Elegant Souvenirs: Tokyo Kyukyodo

Tokyo, Japan: Kyukyodo Store
[/media-credit] Tokyo, Japan: Kyukyodo Store
Kyukyodo was founded all the way back in 1663 and has made a name for selling traditional and elegant stationery, especially postcards. If you’re yearning for more after touring palaces and temples. This is the best place to go for classy souvenir reminiscent of Ancient Japan.

Website: KyuKyodo website
Tel: 03-3571-4429
Opening hours: 10:00 – 19:00
Address: Chuo Tokyo Ginza 5-7-4

4. More than Just School Supplies: Tokyu Hands Dept. Store

Tokyu Hands Department Store is one of those Japan stores that literally has everything. From household items, handicrafts, hardware, electrical appliances, stationery, cycling materials—you even have camping supplies!

Tokyo, Japan: Tokyu Hands Department Store
Tokyo, Japan: Tokyu Hands Department Store

Every kind of item come in a wide array of fun and cute designs to choose from. If you’re looking for a one-stop store for all your stationery needs (and more), this is it!

Website: Tokyu Hands Facebook
Tel: 03-5361-3111
Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:30
Address: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Sendagaya 5-24-2, Times Square Building 2, 8F (Shinjuku Takashimaya Branch)

5. For Your #Studyblr Aesthetic: Ito-ya House

Last but definitely not the least on our list is ITO-YA Bookstore. With over 100 years of history, this 13-storey building is a stand-out along the posh fashion boutiques of the Ginza commercial district.

Tokyo, Japan: Ito Ya House Stationery Store
Tokyo, Japan: Ito Ya House Stationery Store

Each floor has a different theme and houses different kinds of school supplies from gift packaging, office stationery, to art supplies. They even have a huge collection of paint chips!

Website: ITO-YA Website
Tel: 03-3561-8311
Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00
Address: 2-7-15 Ginza Chuo Tokyo (Ginza Shop)

Tokyo is a great place to unleash your inner kid: From the Doraemon Experience at Fujiko F. Fujio Museum, to Tokyo Disneyland, to dinner at the Robot Restaurant, you’ll never run out of things to do!