Kinokuniya-shoten   紀伊国屋書店

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Novels, essays, manga, art books, books for children ... all genres invest shelves of the bookstore Kinokuniya Shoten-Shibuya.

Novels, essays, manga, art books, books for children ... all genres invest shelves of the bookstore Kinokuniya Shoten-Shibuya.

Reading for All

The Japanese like to read. For proof, just watch them on public transport or go to Takashimaya Times Square.

There, in Shinjuku, south side, in the row of big stores (Tokyu Hands, Uniqlo, Takashimaya ) is the huge Kinokuniya Bookstore (Pay attention, there's another one with the same name in the neighborhood). This chain is present throughout the archipelago and in many other countries. Its particularity? It opts for quality and quantity. Novels, essays, manga, illustrated books, books for children ... all genres are present on the shelves.

Open to the world

Do you speak English? Parla italiano? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Parlez-vous français? If so, the sixth floor exclusively devoted to works in foreign languages ​​awaits you. There is plenty of choice with a judicious selection of books about Japan, but not only. Many publications about the humanities, history, poetry, philosophy, detective novels or travel guides delight avid readers of all backgrounds.

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Anata mo kabe o norikoerareru

Hello, My name is Li Quinne. I am a Singaporean and I live in Singapore. I have written a book entitled Breakthroughs Are Meant For You or Anata mo kabe o nori koe rareru. My book has been translated into Japanese and printed. I need help in its sales and distribution. I need someone to advise or help me, preferably someone who is good in English. I cannot speak or write well in Japanese. Kind regards, Li Quinne jbamfy2016@gmail.com Attachments area