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Images of the entrance of Nakano Broadway


2023.9.16 update

Address5-52-15 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo.
Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/KvEqpEGaVeb4cB8w5
Access: Disembark at JR Nakano Station and it's a 5-minute walk from the north exit.
Opening Hours: From 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Website: https://nakano-broadway.com/

Nakano Broadway is a shopping mall that houses multiple stores dealing in anime and manga merchandise. Inside its four-story building, an array of shops selling a vast array of anime goods can be found. There are both new and second-hand official merchandise from series like One Piece, Naruto, Gundam, and Sailor Moon. Within each store, there are figures, card games, plastic models, as well as numerous Japanese books and DVDs. Some shops even specialize in rare items from Gundam and Sailor Moon. The mall is frequented by both Japanese and foreign anime fans, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere within. Nakano Broadway is renowned as a destination for hardcore fans with a deep understanding of the anime world. Many of the shops resemble small boutique stores, and selecting items might be challenging unless you're a seasoned aficionado who understands the value of the merchandise.

Nakano Broadway is located just a 5-minute walk from JR Nakano Station. From the north exit of Nakano Station, you pass through the shopping mall to find Nakano Broadway near the mall's exit. The entrance is lined with a variety of anime goods, making it easy to spot. It's a destination not only for Japanese anime enthusiasts but also for anime fans from around the world seeking rare merchandise. A word of advice: If you're not knowledgeable about anime and manga, you might not understand the value of the items on sale and might not fully appreciate the experience. Therefore, it's recommended to visit with someone well-versed in anime.