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Apr 20, 2016

Online shopping site in Japan

Which online shopping site in Japan is most user friendly for foreigners, i.e., has English service and most streamlined? I tried a few and when I click for an English version, it directs me to their foreign site which will charge exorbitant overseas shipping charges (as goods are shipped from outside Japan).

aquaholic888

aquaholic888

Sea-loving foreigner from the South Seas

9 Answers



  • kcsantosh

    on Apr 21

    1. Amazon japan 2. Rakuten 3. http://yahoo.aleado.com/index.html

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  • Andreja

    on Apr 22

    By using Google Chrome browser with instant on-line translation makes it relatevly easy to shop on most of Japanese web sites. Amazon.co.jp is probably the best choice overall. By buying a gift certificate in any convenience store, you can do easy shopping even without credit card.

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  • Tomuu

    on Apr 26

    If you can't get to a Costco in person - The Flying Pig http://www.theflyingpig.com/tfp/shop.asp?LN=1&SC=315&sid=061529B447EF4D3EB7BE The Foreign Buyers Club http://www.fbcusa.com/about-fbc/

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  • ConeHead

    on May 2

    Hands down its Amazonjp. Customer service alone keeps e coming back

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  • KyotoBoken

    on May 12

    I agree with the others here. I think amazon.jp is pretty easy to navigate with minimum Japanese, and can easily calculate postage to your Japanese address.

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  • Kikaykhe

    on Jul 10

    amazon.co.jp and rakuten.co.jp

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  • Ashes

    on Feb 22

    Amazon JP has a lot of English on its basic platform, other than the descriptions of items that the sellers type themselves which you can try to Google translate. Shipping is great on amazon JP too.

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  • Babina

    on May 19

    amazon.com.jp yahoo.co.jp rakuten taidobuy

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  • irriizzzzzzzzz

    on Jul 25

    Rakuten and Amazon Japan are the best ones I've tried.

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