A store with products that are fun to look at and fun to use! High quality Japanese stationery and accessories


Tokyu Hands Appearance Photo
The TOKYU HANDS KYOTO STORE is a home ware shop located on Shijo-Karasuma, Kyoto's main thoroughfare. TOKYU HANDS is a famous chain of nationwide shops. The KYOTO STORE carries stationery, cosmetics, everyday accessories, kitchen implements, travel items, and more. Everything is made to exacting Japanese standards, and browsing alone is a treat unto itself. Some of the products can also be tried in-store. There's a wide selection of cute keychains -- why not pick them up as a souvenir from Kyoto...more? The store is spacious and spans four floors. Items are split across sections alphabetized from A through F, with different genres in each. This way, you can head right to a designated section to find the type of goods you seek. Items are compactly organized here, making finding them a snap. This means you won't struggle to find what you need or get exhausted from traipsing around.
Our Comments
Best of Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
Locals in Kyoto visit the TOKYU HANDS KYOTO STORE to buy everyday necessities. What makes the TOKYU HANDS KYOTO STORE great is the way its products are quality-made and also fun to use. You'll surely find something to spice up your everyday life or add fulfillment to routine activities. It's exciting to make little discoveries here in the form of novel products.
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FRIXION Series / Ballpoints pens: from ¥130, highlighters: ¥100, colored pencils: from ¥100, rubber stamps: ¥120, stamp cases: ¥200 *Prices are pre-tax
The FRIXION Series is a special line of stationery that lets you erase what you've written. You won't see any eraser shavings, and you can write to your heart's content and erase all you like. Each of the items in this lineup is offered in a wide range of colors. They also sell replacement ink for the ballpoint pens, so we definitely suggest stocking up. You could use the whole FRIXION Series for your stationery needs and get a functional and cute suite of goods.
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KABUKI FACE PACK / ¥834 *Prices are pre-tax
These face packs are full of rich nutrients that moisturize the skin and give it luster and tautness.
They're easy to use, too: simply apply toner to the skin and then use a face pack for 15-20 minutes. They feature the motif of actors from kabuki, a traditional form of theater entertainment.
Put this pack on and feel as if you've transformed into an actor yourself!
*Select from two types of designs
Shirayuki Fukin
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Shirayuki Fukin / ¥350 *Prices are pre-tax
High quality dishcloths in a soft finish. They get softer and gentler with each use.
Highly absorbent, these cloths can be run under water to rinse away any stains.
Use to dry dishes and wipe down tables. There are many patterns to choose from!
*Before use, thoroughly rinse away the residual paste with boiling water.
Food sample accessories
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Food sample accessories / Keychains: from ¥580, headphone jack covers: from ¥480, magnets: from ¥580 *Prices exclude tax
A range of accessories styled on Japanese sushi, vegetables, takoyaki, fruit, and other favorites. Each is made to exacting standards and looks like the real thing (don't try to eat them, though!). These items are super cute and compact, so they make the perfect souvenir.
How to buy
The shop is split across four floors, each offering different categories of item. The first floor offers 「Bags/Personal Style/Travel Accessories」, the second floor is devoted to 「Health&Beauty/Bath Relax/Sleep Care」, the third floor is the 「Kitchen/Laundry/Cleaning Supply/Home maintenance」 floor, and the fourth floor is the 「Stationery/Design/Craft&Material」 floor. If you can't seem to find what you need, feel free to ask the staff!
- Shopping Tips -
Duty-free procedures are handled on the 7th floor of Daimaru Kyoto Department store, which is just a minute's walk from the TOKYU HANDS KYOTO STORE.
To apply for a tax required: purchase receipt(s) from the same day of application, application's passport, credit card(if used to make the purchase), purchased product(s).
*An exemption handling fee equivalent to 1.1% of the price of the product(s) will be charged.

Daimaru Kyoto Department store is open from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
*if shopping is done in Tokyu Hands after 8pm, application for tax refund is possible until until 12pm the next day.
Tokyu Hands Interior photo
Products are displayed on stylish racks. Simply pick up one that interests you and check it out.
Tokyu Hands Interior photo
The Coffee Hour area on the third floor sells coffee beans that are freshly ground by the staff. You can also buy the beans themselves and a range of coffee implements.
Tokyu Hands Appearance Photo
Categories Zakka(miscellaneous goods), Cosmetics, Tools & Kitchenwares, Stationary
Phone +81 75-254-3109
Address 27, Naginatabokocho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8008
Directions 1-minute walk from Subway Karasuma/Shijo Stn.
Hours 10am - 8:30pm
Closed January 1st. Closed in accordance to the closed days of Daimaru Kyoto Department store
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Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc.
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Some products have descriptions in English, Chinese, and Korean
Information Some products have descriptions in English, Chinese, and Korean
Languages spoken Staff who speak English, Chinese, and Korean are sometimes available
Shipping services No
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