Get the Thatch app

Animate Ikebukuro

About Animate Ikebukuro

Get the inside scoop on Animate Ikebukuro from local experts, travel creators, and tastemakers. Browse genuine trip notes, Animate Ikebukuro reviews, photos, travel guides, and itineraries from real travelers and plan your trip with confidence.

What people say

"Animate Ikebukuro is the world's largest anime store. It's located just a 5-minute walk from the east exit of Ikebukuro Station on the JR Yamanote line. For more information visit the official website - https://ex.animate.co.jp/shop/ikebukuro/"
"The place to be.... or not really. It was so crowded, nice to find manga but a struggle to even look at the goodies. Plus the stairs to the 7th floor was intense."
Read more in:

Mentioned in these guides