5 Cool Things You Can Buy in Tokyo That You Can’t Find Anywhere Else

Here are 5 things you can buy in Tokyo which you can’t find anywhere else in the world.

1. Fugu – Puffer Fish

Fugu comes from the very poisonous puffer fish and can be deadly if not removed properly from its flesh. All restuarants in Tokyo have specialized chefs who are trained for years to remove all poisonous parts from the fish.


You can find the best restaurant that serve Fugu at Usuki Fugu Yamadaya.

2. Kit-Kat Chocolatory Ginza

Eat different unique flavours of Kit-Kat located in the luxurious area of Ginza, Tokyo. Located right next door to a department store, you can order you own custom made Kit-Kat and have it made in front of you. It’s not to be missed.

3. Otaku (Geek) Toys

Otaku culture is huge in Japan. You can find many Otaku style items in the center of geek culture – Akihabara.

4. FUROSHIKI – Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

Furoshiki is a Japanese wrapping cloth that is traditionally used to transport gifts, clothes and other goods. It has been used for hundreds of years. It’s a square piece of cloth with colorful and unique patterns on it.

5. Vintage Japanese console games

Tokyo is the home of vintage Japanese video games for Nintendo, Sega and other consoles. You can find cheap bargains of Final Fantasy and Zelda games that normally go for more than $50 in the states.

There are too many shops to name but Super Potato has generally the best selection of used console games in mint condition.