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Kinokuniya Book Store

Bookstore
International District, Seattle
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  • Cindy W.
    "Great Japanese and English bookstore"(2 Tips)
    Mary S.
    "Great selection of books and movies and magazines"(2 Tips)
    W. D.
    "great Japanese knitting books"(2 Tips)
    Terri N.
    "Within Uwajimaya (store), it couldn't be more convenient!"(2 Tips)
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  • Brandon L.
    Brandon LeeMarch 30
    They have a lot of Chinese and Japanese books and stationary shop items. Additionally you can validate your Uwajimaya parking here!
  • Kimmie N.
    Kimmie NguyenJuly 26, 2016
    Best place for buying hard to find paper goods
  • Larissa V.
    Larissa VidalJuly 4, 2016
    Hours of entertainment.
  • K M.
    K MJune 16, 2016
    Incredible selection of manga, notebooks, washi tape and pens. Also a giant pusheen? I could have spent two more hours in there.
  • Alberto J S M.
    Alberto J S Moreau DJanuary 26, 2016
    It has many thing but it is too tiny the space, need to organize better
  • Mary S.
    Mary SJanuary 16, 2016
    Great selection of books and movies and magazines
  • Crystal F.
    Crystal FauntJanuary 10, 2016
    Get ready to be completely overwhelmed by the scrapping section if you're into journaling. Have your wallet ready.
  • Jack R.
    Jack ReevesDecember 15, 2015
    'Reasons to go outside' is the best book they sell. The book profiles every park in the city. It's awesome.
  • Anthony S.
    Anthony SantosAugust 28, 2015
    Tons of imported books and goods. Mostly from Japan.
  • Curtis J.
    Curtis J.August 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    A great selection but always seems a bit cluttered.
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherApril 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Need a cat shirt, anime, and some Lego key chains? You're in the right spot.
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherApril 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The only place in Seattle to buy food shaped pencil erasers.
  • Cindy W.
    Cindy WongDecember 15, 2014
    Great Japanese and English bookstore
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BurnettOctober 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing magazine selection.
  • Bryan C.
    Bryan ColeAugust 10, 2014
    Tons of manga in English and Japanese, including yaoi.
  • Tyler C.
    Tyler CummingsJanuary 2, 2014
    There are books here that are nearly impossible to find elsewhere. Stock up!
  • Ernie H.
    Ernie HsiungJuly 21, 2013
    They also have a Chinese book section upstairs for all of you about to go on an Alaskan cruise with your Chinese mothers. All 3 of you.
  • Sandy W.
    Sandy WhittingtonMay 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Stationery selection used to be better, bring back more postcards! :'(
  • Michael C.
    Michael ClarkApril 12, 2013
    Expensive but diverse
  • Ngân P.
    Ngân PuNovember 18, 2012
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVEEE this place. It's a little bit pricy but you can never get enough window shopping! AMazing Japanese bookstore.
  • David H.
    David HansonOctober 2, 2012
    You can get lost just checking out all the amazing Japanese magazines.
  • Nessa C.
    Nessa ChanSeptember 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Invest in the membership card for 10% off most purchases, plus advance notices on sales and other exclusives. Try it out for a yr on your purchases!
  • Terri N.
    Terri NakamuraAugust 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Are you a fan of manga, anime or Japanese-language books, music, DVDs or magazines? This bookstore is LOADED with great stuff. Within Uwajimaya (store), it couldn't be more convenient!
  • .Z.
    .Z.January 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Large Japanese-language magazine selection, with the option to do an in-store "subscription". CDs upstairs, DVDs downstairs + lots of cute gifts + stationery.
  • Eric T.
    Eric TigreOctober 26, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Kinokuniya's handsome and comfortable retail space in Seattle has the largest manga selection in the NW! Great selection of books, zines, office supplies, DVDs. Bookstore members save 10% all year. Read more
  • Joni
    JoniSeptember 17, 2010
    Great selection. I can spend hours just in the knitting and sewing section.
  • Brittany
    BrittanyAugust 21, 2010
    Bunny stuff. Love.
  • Sandy W.
    Sandy WhittingtonJuly 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The pens are awesome! And don't forget the stationery :)
  • W. D.
    W. DunlapFebruary 11, 2010
    There are some great Japanese knitting books here, with great photos. You don't have to know Japanese to follow the patterns; they are in a symbolic language that anyone can learn to follow.
  • Steph
    StephJanuary 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    So much fun stuff here. Check out the fun crafty stuff like the fancy masking tape!!
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