Sure, here is some more information about the places I mentioned:
- Yellow Submarine: This hobby shop chain has been around since 1986 and has multiple locations in Tokyo, as well as other cities throughout Japan. They carry a wide range of hobby products, including board games, card games, miniature games, and model kits. The staff is knowledgeable and can help you find what you’re looking for, even if you don’t speak Japanese. You can also find gaming tables and space for playing games at some of their stores.
- Little Tin Soldier: This store is located in the Akihabara district of Tokyo, which is known for its electronics and otaku culture. Little Tin Soldier specializes in wargaming products, including miniatures, terrain, rulebooks, and paints. They carry products from a variety of manufacturers, including Games Workshop, Privateer Press, and Corvus Belli. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and they can help you find the right products for your gaming needs. They also have a website where you can order products online if you can’t make it to the store in person.
- Games Workshop Tokyo: This is the official Games Workshop store in Tokyo, and it carries a variety of Warhammer products, including miniatures, rulebooks, paints, and accessories. They also host events and tournaments for Warhammer players, so it’s a great place to meet other gamers and get involved in the local gaming community. The staff is knowledgeable and can help you with painting techniques, army building, and gameplay.
- Mandarake: This chain of stores throughout Tokyo specializes in anime and manga merchandise, but they also carry a selection of wargames and miniatures. Their stores have a unique atmosphere and are worth a visit even if you’re not specifically looking for wargames. You can find vintage and hard-to-find items here, as well as new releases from popular manufacturers. They have several locations throughout Tokyo, so it’s easy to find one near you.
I hope this additional information helps you find the right place to buy wargames in Tokyo!
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