Japan is often associated with their iconic animations, or "Anime" for short. Accompanied by standard stylizations like big eyes and long limbs, an...Read more
Animate (Ikebukuro) アニメイト 池袋本店 (animate)
Animate is a large anime store that stocks a variety of anime books, comics, and other character-related paraphenalia.
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large variety of anime goods , sadly for sailor moon fans that stock tends to be sold out really quickly .
Some overpriced stuff but prepared to sieve through many levels of merch to find what you want
While this store is very interesting and super cute the merchandise available isn't great for most foreigners. The main selection of merchandise is either anime/manga/magazines (not in English) or figures and charms of anime boy band type shows which I found very disappointing. Instead of buying stuff here I would recommend looking across from Sunshine City, near the Animate Cafe where there are lots of smaller stores which offer a much better range of products.