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Kinokuniya Book Store

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Many Manga Books

There’re many manga books here. I’m very impressed by autographs written by many Japanese Manga... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Shinjuku, Japan
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Great Multi-Cultural Bookstore

This is certainly one of my favorite bookstores in San Francisco. The focus of the books... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Scott S
Los Angeles, California
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Jul 29, 2018
“Many Manga Books”
Mar 6, 2018
“Great Multi-Cultural Bookstore”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

There’re many manga books here. I’m very impressed by autographs written by many Japanese Manga authors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is certainly one of my favorite bookstores in San Francisco. The focus of the books, magazines, and various other publications is on Japan and Japanese culture. It is a great place to find books in both Japanese and English for the discerning reader. This...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I love Manga so for me this was a great place to hangout and I ended up stocking up on some Manga too! Very helpful staff and while I could not find all the volumes I was looking for, I was pretty pleased with the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kani75
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Nothing quite prepares you for that authentic anime experience like Kinokuniya.... two floors of everything you're looking for, or more. There's Zelda and Ghibli collections and official studio merchandise, books on how-to, and hundreds of studio, publishing house, and behind-the-scenes books. Crazy, two-floors of racks...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing bookstore!! Oriental Feng Shui feeling about it. So much amazing assortment and so many options to choose from. Seldom have I seen such a good category division in a bookstore and auch rare books, broad magazine assortment, and gadgets as I found here. Thoroughly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Morisj23
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a primarily Japanese language bookstore with a very large manga and anime selection. There were also several unique Disney and Peanuts items, bags and toys. They have a small English language section, but we had more fun trying to determine the topic of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

You can spend all day here! Travel mags, books, trinkets and much much more! This is a smaller version of the Osaka one but still has plenty of reading materials.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Allen L
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Fabulous selection that far exceeds what is available on amazon.com in terms of English language books that have anything to do with Japanese culture. Both fiction and nonfiction. Outstanding English language manga collection.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ensco3
Reviewed 17 March 2016

As a non-Japanese I felt like an outsider. The vast majority of books, magazines, and mangas were in Japanese, and I had to really look to find sections in English. I love this place, it really feels authentic.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank mmeraginel
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We have visited Kinokuniya Book Store in Japan Town area of San Francisco several times. They sell books and magazines. In addition, they have some DVDS, toys and also cards. Service is good.

Date of experience: March 2015
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