Sekaido Store in Shinjuku, 5 Floors of Discounted Art Supplies
Conveniently located just a 10-minute walk from Shinjuku Station, this shop is favored for it's 20% discounts and the incredible amount of products that can be found here. Read on to discover the wonders of 5 floors worth of stationery!
A Tour of SekaidoThe floor guide is organized in categories so it's really easy to find what you're looking for. The staff are also very friendly so don't hesitate to ask for help.
Upon entering you will find all the regular stationery; pens, pencils, notebooks and so on. This is also where they display the newest and most popular items, like mechanical pencils that don't break and erasable pens.
■2nd Floor ー Sekaido
From the second floor we enter the world of art supplies. All artsy people, pro or amateur, gather here. This area showcases every possible color of pencil, along with a selection of Western and Japanese paper. Here they also sell manga drawing supplies and books on how to draw manga.
■3rd Floor ー Sekaido
This floor is all about painting. Here you'll find watercolors, oil paint, all kinds of brushes and also Japanese calligraphy tools. The brush pens are always a favorite.
■4th Floor ー Sekaido
At Sekaido they also sell frames. Whether it's for your latest surrealist masterwork or for the selfie you took with your friends, here you'll find the perfect frame for it. Don't miss the corner with the Japanese hanging scrolls.
■5th Floor ー Sekaido
The fifth floor specializes in oil painting frames, and here you can even buy oil paintings. There is also a selection of beautiful Japanese fans.
■There Is Also a Cafe! ー Sekaido
Sekaido is a really big store and you might get tired after exploring all its floors. So why not take a break at the cafe on the 5th floor? Treat yourself to some good quality coffee, or snack on some excellent sandwiches and cakes. On the day of my visit I tried a gratin sandwich; the contrast between the crunchy outside and the creamy inside was delicious!
■FriXion Disney Characters Erasable Pen (Pilot)
FriXion erasable pens are all the rage right now. Why not personalizing your pen stack with these adorable Disney versions?
■D-CLIPS Cherry Blossom Edition (Midori)
■ZIG Clean Color Real Brush (Kuretake)
■Masking Tape Cutter - Sailor Moon Crystal Star Compact (Sun-Star Stationery)
Compact case!Just bought some new masking tape? Keep it in a Crystal Star. ※Sold on the 1st floor.
■Bande Masking Tape Stickers (Nishikawa Communications)
This unique masking tape is made by single pieces that you can peel off one by one. It's perfect for decorating messages or pictures. ※Sold on the 1st floor.
■STICKYLE Beaute (Sun-Star Stationery)
Are those lipsticks? No, they are miniature portable scissors. Compact and cute. ※Sold on the 1st floor.
■Donut Seal Stamp (KOKUYO)
Seal your letters or decorate your scrapbooks with these round stickers! They also serve as paper hole reinforcements. ※Sold on the 1st floor.
■Uni Colored Pencils 100 Colors Set (Mitsubishi Pencil)
An impressive variety of colored pencils for the pro-level stationery lover. All colors are super smooth, even the light and neutral tones. The high quality pigments grant outstanding results! ※Sold on the 2nd floor.
Find Your Own Treasures
InformationSekaido Shinjuku Flagship Store | 世界堂新宿本店
Address: 3-1-1 Shinjuku, Tokyo
Closed on New Year holidays
Access: 1 min. walk from Shinjuku Sanchome Station on the Marunouchi line and Toei Shinjuku line. 7 min. Walk from Shinjuku Station on the Odakyu line and Keio line
※This article is based on a coverage made on May 31, 2017
※All prices are tax-inclusive.
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THIS ARTICLE IS BASED ON INFORMATION FROM 08 18,2017 Author：DiGJAPAN! Editorial Team