For those who are thinking,

「I want a book to kill time during train rides!」

「?Is there a bookstore near the station in the Umeda area?」

「I want info on the Kinokuniya Main Umeda Bookstore!」

then this article is for you!

Hello! WABI SABI here, to give foreign visitors the information you need in order further enjoy Japan!

What we, the information brokers of Japan, would like to introduce to you in this article is one bookstore that we recommend, located in the Umeda area, the Konikuniya Main Umeda Bookstore!

Now let’s get right into it!

【Firstly】The Kinokuniya Main Umeda Bookstore

The Kinokuniya Main Umeda Bookstore is open from 10 am to 10 pm.

A good point of the building is that it is close to the station, so you can conveniently go there when commuting to school or work.

It can be used when waiting on someone and the variety of books they have will charm you into coming in.

【Access Info】Where Is The Kinokuniya Main Umeda Bookstore?

The Kinokuniya Main Umeda Bookstore is located in the Hankyu Third Avenue, 1-1-3 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka.

The bookstore is connected to the Hankyu Umeda Station so you can access it from the center ticket gate on the 1st floor down stairs.

It would take around a 2 minute walk from the no. 1 & 2 exits of the Umeda station on the Municipal Subway.

It would take about a 3 minute walk and a 7 minute walk from the JR Osaka Station on the Midosujiguchi line and the Hanshin Umeda Station respectively.

This Is The Best Part Of The Kinokuniya Umeda Main Bookstore!

In this part, we will list of the best parts of the Kinokuniya Umeda Main Bookstore!

They Have A Wide Variety Of Books!

The charm of the Kinokuniya Umeda Main Bookstore has to definitely be the product line up!

They have a surprising 1000000 books in total! You will definitely be able to find an interesting cover.

They have hobby magazines and professional business books as well!

They even have reference books and exercise books for examinees and picture books and children’s books for children. They’ll even wrap the book for you so you’ll be able to give a book as a present.

You’ll Be Able To Easily Find Your Book!

Kinokuniya Main Umeda Store

A feature of the Kinokuniya Main Umeda Store is that is is almost 3000 square meters!

It is prided in its size and with it, you’ll definitely be able to find your book.

They have a wide variety of literature, such as eastern books, magazines, comics, western books, and magazines from overseas. They even have DVDs, CDs, and stationeries!

Although the shop is large, each genre is sorted in alphabetical order.

Due to that, you’ll be able to easily find an interesting book with your own eyes.

They even have a computer, called the “KINO navi”, so you an search for a book using the title or writers name instantly!

They Hold Many Events!

Kinokuniya Main Umeda Store

The Kinokuniya Main Umeda Store holds many signings and campaigns all the time!

For example, when a famous writer publishes a new book, they hold a signing there.

They even do it for entertainers who have published a photo album or book!

You may be able to meet your favorite writer, so be sure to check in detail about it.

There aren’t many chances for fans to meet their favorite writers, so these are events that they will love!

Furthermore, they also do sales on western books and bargain fairs for stationeries and magazines.

You’ll be able to get things at a cheaper price!

Useful Info On The Umeda Area

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Please use these as your reference when you come to visit Umeda!

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