Kinokuniya Bookstore

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Theater District, New York
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  • Molly S.
    "Love the stationary section downstairs."(16 Tips)
    NY Waterway
    "Café Zaiya is right upstairs – perfect for our green tea fix!"(14 Tips)
    Jeffrey Z.
    "multi-floor Japanese bookstore across from Bryant Park"(8 Tips)
    Feliza C.
    "Kinokuniya has a truly amazing stationery section."(4 Tips)
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  • Robert M.
    Japanese novelty store! Ok
  • Alex R.
    absolutely THE place in NYC to take a friend or family member who likes anime/manga
  • Benjamin N.
    They have Lightning Clutch magazines in the basement, my favorite!
  • Malika
    MalikaMay 1
    Stationery! Japanese souvenirs! Oh, and books, yeah! I also like the selection for craft souls - if you like to knit, sew, crochet you'd find something interesting.
  • David H.
    Buy a pen or thirty.
  • Tommy C.
    Tommy ChenFebruary 15
    Japanese mega bookstore with 3 floors. Large selection of manga on the top floor. Very relaxing vibe and there's a cafe with decent food and drinks.
  • Jordan P.
    Jordan ParkerJanuary 27
    A little crowded with narrow aisles. Line moved pretty quickly but was long. Merchandise had wide variance in pricing. Good selection but eclectic.
  • justin a.
    justin allisonJanuary 10
    Call for technical support 1-877-778-8969, this is toll free number all time available for the customer's help.
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HoangDecember 21, 2016
    Check out the cafe upstairs for tasty bento box lunches. They provide a microwave too!
  • Ted P.
    Ted PalenskiNovember 12, 2016
    Amazing selection of books, trinkets, paper, gifts and more.
  • Jin M.
    Jin MoonOctober 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Best bookstore for Japanese anime and manga fans! Downstairs have cute items and really handy office supplies.
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeOctober 24, 2016
    They have a strong manga comics section. Don't forget to look out for the comic drawings on the walls when you're going up to the 2nd level.
  • Staci S.
    Staci StevensSeptember 6, 2016
    Variety of different books and anime- in both Japanese and English. I could spend hours here.
  • Cynthia L.
    Cynthia LinAugust 31, 2016
    Great places for comic books and unique gifts!
  • Bianca N.
    Bianca NgAugust 26, 2016
    MY FAVORITE PLACE IN MIDTOWN! A sanctuary from the tourism of this area.
  • Haya A.
    Haya Al DossaryAugust 20, 2016
    Plenty of Japanese interests, books, manga, toys, there's even a cafe serving snacks, ice creams and matcha lattes
  • Vanessa R.
    Vanessa RuedaAugust 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    little Japan in NyC beautiful stationery section, kind staff, amazing selection of photography and fashion books
  • Renne H.
    Renne HuAugust 6, 2016
    Nice Janpanese bookstore with a lot of OTAKU things
  • Mark B.
    Mark BramhillJuly 15, 2016
    Great selection of stationary, Japanese books, and Japanese books translated into English. Some cute Miyazaki merchandise, too!
  • Speed H.
    Speed HillJuly 5, 2016
    if theres a manga you've been looking for, chances are they have it! its a great place!
  • Rei
    ReiJune 16, 2016
    Three levels of super cool stuff as well as books, the cafe on the top floor is a nice addition. :)
  • Vanessa R.
    Vanessa RuedaJune 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Their teas selection is one of the best in midtown
  • Jackie J.
    Jackie JApril 24, 2016
    Great selection of NYC books. Also a ton of amazing stationary and pens downstairs--just like the bookstores in Asia!
  • Marissa S.
    Marissa StuartApril 15, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite place to get books. A calm atmosphere and excellent book displays make finding a good read easy.
  • Alexander T.
    Alexander Tsui ‮February 20, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    We all know imports cost more… but a 65% markup? (´ノω;`)
  • Marianna I.
    Marianna IlichJanuary 13, 2016
    Lots of cool stationary on the lower floor
  • Jenny K.
    Jenny KDecember 30, 2015
    Washi tape and other delicate paper goods abound. Plan to spend some time taking it all in.
  • dawn.in.newyork
    dawn.in.newyorkNovember 16, 2015
    Perfect place for Japanese stationery lovers. English written books on the main floor, Japanese stationery & books downstairs, and manga & cafe upstairs.
  • Riiin L.
    Riiin LlllNovember 8, 2015
    plenty of magzines and books, and also a whole floor of japanese anime things.
  • Dwayne L.
    Dwayne LoweOctober 29, 2015
    If you're looking for all thing from japan this is the place to go. I think you can even book trips to japan in the lower level of the store.
  • Bill R.
    Bill RiordanOctober 18, 2015
    Excellent pen selection downstairs.
  • Eunice K.
    Eunice KimSeptember 18, 2015
    The cafe on the 2nd floor is a great respite from midtown on a day with bad weather. Indulge in some pudding!
  • Shil P.
    Shil PaSeptember 8, 2015
    Lots of interesting books you would never buy intentionally but definitely worth having
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AframSeptember 1, 2015
    This is the place to get your imported Japanese magazines, such as Popeye and Brutus. Other newsstands in Manhattan do carry them, but not at these prices! You'll pay ⅓ or less here. 📚
  • Wendy T.
    Wendy TsaiAugust 30, 2015
    Awesome stationary collection! Watch out for your wallet when you come here!
  • Sara J.
    Sara JordanAugust 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I love this place! Bottom floor houses Japanese books, magazines, etc and stationary/goodies. Main floor houses books. Top floor for anime, music, toys, and a cafe!
  • Theresa R.
    Theresa RoldanAugust 10, 2015
    The cafe inside has bubble smoothies!
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacJuly 31, 2015
    Cute bright bookstore with a good value cafe on the second floor! Nice for takeout sushi in Midtown.
  • Mimi T.
    Mimi TakanoJuly 27, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Love cafe zaiya on the 2nd floor, stuff on the lower level is amazing :)
  • Fin K.
    Fin KoJuly 19, 2015
    A Japanese/English bookstore selling educational japanese supplies and books. Great place for purchasing manga too. Upper level (second level) contains a small bakery selling baked goods and drinks.
  • Christopher
    ChristopherJuly 9, 2015
    small but good art book section. now get off ig and buy a rinko kawauchi book u wannabe.
  • OUCH! M.
    OUCH! Magazine USAJune 29, 2015
    We had a fashion event at this place. The people are wonder and nice. The food is very affordable and they have great movies and even cool clothing!
  • Linda C.
    Linda ChowJune 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love it here! Great place to browse or get a gift. Japanese books, gifts, and stationery in lower level, English books on main floor, and manga/anime and Zaiya cafe on second floor.
  • Austin C.
    Austin CoxJune 24, 2015
    nice bookstore
  • Austin C.
    Austin CoxJune 24, 2015
    nice bookstore
  • Feliza C.
    Feliza CasanoJune 21, 2015
    Kinokuniya has a truly amazing stationery section.
  • Netsirk
    NetsirkJune 6, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Best Japanese bookstore in NYC. Check out the lower level for magazines and stationery as well as some Japanese accessories.
  • Mariana P.
    Mariana PantalenaJune 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love to look at the books and Japanese artifacts. The restaurant inside serve good things and not expensive.
  • mike p.
    mike popovicMay 22, 2015
    Books, toys and snacks - stock up then go eat & read in the park
  • Leigh Q.
    Leigh QuindaraMay 14, 2015
    Great selection of books, magazines, movies and music - but the real proof in the pudding is downstairs where all the stationary, toys and gifts are!
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiMay 6, 2015
    As if you are in Japan. More expensive than Japan of course but it's worth the visit! Also there's cafe
  • Helen
    HelenMay 4, 2015
    I don't ever go into bookstores since and find them outdated, but came here cuz a friend wanted to go. Must say, beautiful, interesting books that seem carefully curated. Really love!
  • Molly S.
    Molly StoddartApril 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great shop for Japanese goodies! Love the stationary section downstairs.
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline LamApril 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    They have an extensive Japanese magazine and cookbook collection
  • Katie N.
    Katie NApril 17, 2015
    Mini Cafe Zaiya upstairs - awesome gifts, stationery, magazines and more books downstairs!
  • Mikey D.
    Mikey DunnApril 12, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Manga/anime merch upstairs. Stationary, office supplies, and magazines downstairs.
  • Maureen B.
    Maureen BonsignoreApril 3, 2015
    While the book and manga selection is cool, i think the real treasure is downstairs. You can find every type of writing implement and all sorts of hobby supplies, plus adorable notebooks& stationary.
  • Gabriela D.
    Gabriela DiasMarch 19, 2015
    An entire section dedicated to tattoo, plus lots of other cool stuff. A must for manga fans.
  • David T.
    David TrudoMarch 18, 2015
    Really cool independent bookstore. Has a lot of neat knick-knacks and toys. Also a decent notebook and pen selection.
  • Ron C.
    Ron CabreraFebruary 16, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Can't go wrong with a bookstore, the second floor is what really blew my mind.
  • Karissa D.
    Karissa DurlerFebruary 10, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Three floors of awesomeness. Don't forget about the lower level, there's tons of cool stuff down there!
  • Ben
    BenFebruary 9, 2015
    Japanese book - small books (size wise), feels like being back in Japan.
  • Jeffrey Z.
    Jeffrey ZeldmanJanuary 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing, tranquil, deep, multi-floor Japanese bookstore across from Bryant Park is a must-see for visitors and residents alike.
  • Leo S.
    Leo SumulongJanuary 20, 2015
    A heaven for Japanophiles, seriously. Japanese books, foods, stationery, magazines, knick knacks, gadgets, manga, anime, the works.
  • Rodrigo A.
    Rodrigo ArtaviaJanuary 7, 2015
    Cool and unique items. Very good prices, awesome books
  • John A.
    John AntosDecember 19, 2014
    Super bookstore includes many hard to find Japanese items. Shop cards in the basement and hit the cafe top floor.
  • Princess R.
    Princess RuneDecember 13, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    I always head straight downstairs to stock up on fashion magazines and pen refills.
  • Eduardo Y.
    Eduardo YoshikawaDecember 10, 2014
    Check out the japanese bookstore on the basement and have a bento snack on the second floor.
  • Aleson H.
    Aleson HoOctober 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I like to get stationery here. It's a good place for gifts. Nice plus: Cafe Zaiya is on the top floor near the comics.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhOctober 15, 2014
    So much Japanese merchandise! Love the stationary
  • Harumi U.
    Harumi USeptember 29, 2014
    They are great not only for books but whenever I need to come up with some gifts in pinch, I turn to this place. They never fail me.
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥September 18, 2014
    This is a Japanese book store!
  • Clara B.
    Clara BayarriSeptember 13, 2014
    Great bookstore, has a cute Japanese cafe in the top floor with Japanese sweets
  • Dustyn
    DustynSeptember 12, 2014
    Great selection of esoteric pens and papers (and notebooks) from Germany and Japan.
  • Mike T.
    Mike TamburelliAugust 30, 2014
    The Japanese books and manga were already nice, but the fact that the upper level has essentially become an Animate store really cements this as a J-nerd essential!
  • Ren W.
    Ren WAugust 7, 2014
    Clean, rich selection, definitely need to visit again.
  • Liang S.
    Liang ShiMay 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Wonderful selection of books, especially fiction and art. The stationary shop downstairs has a great selection. Or pop upstairs to Cafe Zaiya to grab some food, then go lounge in Bryant Park.
  • Eduardo T.
    Eduardo TMApril 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place
  • Robert M.
    Robert MonzonFebruary 14, 2014
    awesome Japanese book store, clean, and very friendly staff.
  • Cadiea S.
    Cadiea SchusterJanuary 13, 2014
    One of the most fun places to go and browse their selection of their books, manga, music, merchandise and all other things Japan-related in the basement!
  • Nao M.
    Nao MizJanuary 12, 2014
    Got my phone stolen here but that doesn't keep me from coming back. Eat Japanese curry and watch Bryant park skaters
  • Adam H.
    Adam HackerJanuary 10, 2014
    Great bookstore! Recommend to anyone, especially those interested in Japan.
  • Ev Y.
    Ev YankeyDecember 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The staff and products are quite lovely, but the management is very much opposed to pictures or other social marketing. I cannot reccomend this store. The management policies are very unwelcoming.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MarshNovember 4, 2013
    Ground floor seems like any other Barnes and Noble, upstairs has a dizzying array of Japanese comics and basement is a pen and pencil wonderland
  • Erica B.
    Erica B.September 21, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    The stationary is cheap and perfect for school, but I enjoy the papercraft materials the most!
  • Lesley K.
    Lesley KSeptember 7, 2013
    awesome jewelry craft section
  • Yasmin M.
    Yasmin MohamedAugust 26, 2013
    A lot of the stuff in the basement would make great gifts.
  • Jae F.
    Jae FeldmethAugust 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    everything is wonderfully fresh-tasting!
  • Manny B.
    Manny BaezAugust 17, 2013
    Great bookstore. Really great English and Japanese book selection. Great Murakami selection of course. Love the cafe on the second floor.
  • Yasmin M.
    Yasmin MohamedAugust 8, 2013
    The place is huge. And it has so many Japanese books and magazines, and then books in English. Great gift ideas I'm the basement and the 1st floor!
  • Meir S.
    Meir SadanAugust 6, 2013
    In one word: epic
  • betty l.
    betty leighJuly 25, 2013
    Amazing store. 3 levels. Beautiful books. Lunch. Pens toys stationery. Tasteful in every way. Having lunch
  • Ally M.
    Ally Mc.July 23, 2013
    Cute store with tons of neat books! Food and tea upstairs but no free wifi as far as I know.
  • Joe L.
    Joe LaszloJuly 15, 2013
    Amazing! The English lang. book selection is thoughtful and well chosen (and not just Asia-related). Japanese books top notch, manga galore, lovely gifts and stationery. All this and a cafe too!
  • Mauricio A M.
    Mauricio A MedinaJune 8, 2013
    One of my favorite Japanese book stores to shop. Not only on books but other cool collectibles from Japan as well!
  • Annie
    AnnieJune 5, 2013
    Greentea latte, pudding
  • Grace K.
    Grace KanazawaMay 14, 2013
    Very pricey books, but if you love Asian comics and art books and japanese stationary, this is the place to go.
  • Shari R.
    Shari RApril 11, 2013
    Best pens, hands down!
  • Mari M.
    Mari MaedaApril 3, 2013
    I often sit near the window and see a Briant park.I like this scene from a cafe!!
  • Alex C.
    Alex ChanFebruary 13, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Only 4 stools in the cafe at the window over looking Bryant Park. Grab a drink and a bento and watch the world go by!
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  • Alan x.
    Alan x el mundoFebruary 1, 2016
    Librería especializada en literatura japonesa pero encuentras de todo.
  • Fernando A.
    Fernando AssisJanuary 14, 2016
    Muito legal mesmo!
  • Cristo L.
    Cristo LeonJune 25, 2015
    El casi olvidado arte de crear una atmosfera adecuada para la lectura, se encuentra en su maxima expresion en esta libreria un must visit in NY
  • Joshefo J.
    Joshefo JacquesSeptember 8, 2014
    Para los amantes de lo japó, es como el edén ! Todos los volúmenes de todas las mangas.
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