Japanimation Hub




2023.11.25 update

Address: 1-5-7 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/LxuuGkXFdppoYgNT7
Access:  5-minute walk from JR Ikebukuro Station.
Opening Hours: Everyday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Website: https://www.yamada-denki.jp/store/contents/?d=7

YAMADA LABI1 LIFE SELECT IKEBUKURO is one of the large-scale stores of YAMADA DENKI, one of Japan's leading electronics retailers. This store features a section where you can purchase completed figures and plastic models from Bandai's figure brand, TAMASHI NATIONS. The sales area offers a wide variety of figures and merchandise from popular series like Gundam, Dragon Ball, One Piece, SPY×FAMILY, Sailor Moon, NARUTO, and more. Among them, Gundam products are the most numerous, with many recent additions from Gundam series such as Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Freedom and Mobile Suit Gundam: Witch of Mercury available on display.

Additionally, within YAMADA LABI1 LIFE SELECT IKEBUKURO, there is a floor dedicated to selling official Gundam plastic models next to TAMASHI NATIONS, attracting many Gundam fans. This store can be considered as one of the places in Tokyo that offers the most Gundam merchandise outside of official Gundam stores like Gundam Base. While it may not be a store for finding rare Gundam items, it is recommended for those who want to quickly get their hands on new and brand-new products.

A link to an article about the Gundam sales area.

YAMADA LABI1 LIFE SELECT IKEBUKURO is located near the east exit of JR Ikebukuro Station, making it easy to find as it's visible from the station. This store has a spacious sales area and offers a wide range of products, allowing you to comfortably choose your items. Even on weekends, the floor selling TAMASHI NATIONS products is not overly crowded. It's highly recommended for Gundam enthusiasts, and it provides a very comfortable environment for those who want to carefully select TAMASHI NATIONS figures and Gundam merchandise.Ikebukuro is famous as an anime hub. In addition to YAMADA LABI1 LIFE SELECT IKEBUKURO, Ikebukuro is home to other attractions such as the Pokémon Center, Jump Shop, and Evangelion Store. So, if you have specific interests, it's also a great idea to explore those places while you're in Ikebukuro.