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Pokemon center & Pokemon store in Tokyo, Japan

If you or your family like Pokemon, these are Must-go spot.
Pokemon official goods shops called “Pokemon Center” or “Pokemon store”, have been rapidly opening up in large city in Japan, now over 20 shops throughout Japan.

This is information about the top 4 Best Pokemon Center in Tokyo area.
The one in Ikebukuro, in Nihonbashi, in Tokyo Skytree, and in Shibuya.

What’s the difference between “Pokemon Center” and “Pokemon store”?

  • Pokemon Center : Large official store, has more goods and services or events.
  • Pokemon Store : Smaller site compare with Pokemon Center ( due to limited shop space )

Each Pokemon Center has locally exclusive items / limited edition goods!
There are also many different kinds of capsule toys (“Gacha-Gacha” in Japanese), kids are so excited in front of them. 

Pokemon Center / Pokemon Store list

Depends on which city are you going to visit – Let’s check official store location.

Pokemon Center / Pokemon store list  (Official Website)

Pokemon Cafe

There are two official Pokemon-Cafe in Japan, in Tokyo and Osaka.
There are also Pokemon sweets shop — take away only— in Tokyo, Ikebukuro.

Every food / drink menu are so kawaii !!

*Please note Pokemon cafe requires online reservation in advance.

*Photo from official website



Where is the biggest Pokemon center in Tokyo?

It’s the one in Ikebukuro, 2F of Sunshine Ikebukuro shopping complex.

Pokémon Center MEGA TOKYO ( Ikebukuro )

This one is the largest Pokemon center in Japan. Many pocket monster figures made kids so excited!
Pokémon GO Lab. where you can enjoy Pokemon GO game at this store.
It’s inside large shopping complex “Ikebukuro Sunshine”.

Pokemon Center MEGA Tokyo  (Official Website)
Picachu Sweets *take away only

Address : Sunshine City alpa 2F, 3-1-2 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-6002 ( Link to Google Map)

Pokemon center Tokyo DX ( Nihonbashi )

About 10min walk from Tokyo station, or 3min walk from Nihonbashi station.

Thousand of stuffed Pokemon are stunning! Let’s find original Japanese-style Picachu.
Pokemon Cafe is on the same floor.

“Pokemon Center Tokyo DX”  (Official Website)
Pokemon Cafe at Pokemon center Tokyo DX

*Pokemon cafe requires Online reservation in advance.

Address : Nihombashi Takashimaya S.C. East Building 5F, 2-11-2 Nihombashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0027 ( Link to Google Map)

If you have spare time, stop by next building Nihonbashi Takashimaya Dept.





Pokémon Center SKYTREE TOWN

THE Rayquaza is waiting for you at entrance!
Related with Skytree theme, you can find many kind of “SKY” related pokemon.

—> More about
How to enjoy Tokyo Skytree tower with family

Pokémon Center SKYTREE TOWN  (Official Website)

Address : Tokyo SKYTREE TOWN Solamachi East Yard 4F, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 131-0045 ( Link to Google Map)

Pokémon Center Shibuya

This Shibuya store might be most unique and cool for teenager and adult. Cool design inspired by Shibuya graffiti art culture!

Different from other Pokemon center, black-based interior, and Large Mewtwo is moving…?

Pokémon Center Shibuya  (Official Website)

Address : 6th Floor, Shibuya PARCO, 15-1, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8377 ( Link to Google Map)


These Pokemon center in large city has it’s own local speciality – So which one is you/your family’s favorite?

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