10 Major New Year’s Sales Around Tokyo

There's No Better Time To Be Shopaholic

By The Savvy Team
January 6, 2017
Fashion, Lifestyle

New Year, fresh start—and that includes your wardrobe.

The holidays are over, but the festive spirit doesn’t have to end quite yet. With most department stores in Japan launching major new year’s sales until about mid-January, combined with our subconscious desire to start fresh and clean, the beginning of the new year is THE best time to splurge on new outfits for yourself and the family. So take the chance and go hunt for that fukubukuro “lucky bag” at one of our ten recommended department store sales happening around Tokyo this month.

Roppongi Hills Winter 2017 Sale

Enjoy up to 80% discount at over 70 popular stores in the iconic shopping destination Roppongi Hills. From Adidas, Burberry, Diesel, to Kate Spade—the temptation is real.

Address: 6-11-1 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo
Date: Now through Sun, Jan. 15, 2017
Open: Daily, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Takashimaya Nihombashi Clearance Sale

Takashimaya is best at providing something for everyone, which is exactly why clearance sale is a must-go to get the best buys for a good price. The Nihombashi branch has a total of nine floors, with the sale period differing depending on the section. Watch out—some sections end earlier than the others.

Address: 2-4-1 Nihombashi, Chuo, Tokyo
Date: Until the 8th, 12th or 17th, depending on the section
Open: Daily, 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m.–8 p.m. until Sun, Jan. 8)

LaQua Zabu-n Bazaar

Located in Tokyo Dome City, this is a great place to take your kids along for a fun time at the amusement park as well as shopping  for cheap buys during the three day weekend. You can get up to 70% off at your favorite stores. Sadly the sale only runs until Monday, Jan. 9.

Address: 1-1-1 Kasuga, Bunkyo, Tokyo
Date: Now through Mon, Jan. 9, 2016
Open: Daily, 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Shinjuku Marui Sparkling Sale

At Shinjuku Marui, enjoy hunting for the best of the best at a total of 91 stores, the largest number of stores out of all other Marui branches. The sale generally lasts until January 12, but some stores may end earlier.

Address: 3-30-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Date: Now through Thu, Jan. 12, 2016 (check website for more information)
Open: Daily, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. (until 8 p.m. on Sundays and holidays, except for Jan. 8)

Ikebukuro Seibu Sogo Winter Market 2017

Sogo is running a winter sale that offers up to a 50% discount, but this three day weekend is all about even better deals. Get a high quality suit for your man for only ¥21,600, or treat yourself to a new jacket for ¥7,560. Tempting.

Address: 1-28-1 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo
Date: Now through Mon, Jan. 16, 2016 (three day weekend super sale until Mon, Jan. 9, 2016)
Open: Daily, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. (10 a.m.–8 p.m. on Sundays and holidays)

Ginza Mitsukoshi Winter Clearance Sale

With 12 floors in total, we can guarantee that you will have the best shopping experience at Ginza Mitsukoshi, one of the most luxurious and traditional shopping districts in Tokyo.

Address: 4-6-16 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo
Date: Wed, Jan. 11-Tue, Jan. 17, 2016
Open: Daily, 10:30 a.m.–8 p.m.

Shinjuku Alta Go! Go! Sale

A hub for the young and also a great tourist destination, Shinjuku Alta never fails to make consumers happy. Get up to 80% off your shopping, in addition to more great deals during the sales. A place highly recommended if you want a more down-to-earth shopping experience.

Address: 3-24-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Date: Now through Tue, Jan. 31, 2016
Open: Daily, 11 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Ikebukuro Parco Grand Bazaar

At Ikebukuro Parco, nearly 120 stores will have great deals, offering up to a 50% discount. Popular stores include Korean beauty shop Etude House.

Address: 1-28-2 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo
Date: Now through Tue, Jan. 17, 2016
Open: Daily, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. 

Grandberry Mall Closing Sale

Grandberry Mall, a shopping mall in Machida, is marking an end to its 17-year history. As a sign of appreciation to its loyal customers over the years, they are doing a closing sale. You can find everything from Old Navy, Gap, Next and Coach Factory to Mont Bell and Adidas — and there’s a cinema too!

Address: 3-4-1 Tsuruma, Machida, Tokyo
Date: Now through Tue, Jan. 31, 2016
Open: Daily, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Markis Minatomirai W Sale

Minatomirai is not only a romantic date destination, but also a great place to shop. At Markis, over 150 popular stores are doing a major sale until the end of the three-day break. Why not visit Yokohama this weekend for pleasant views and great buys?

Address: 3-5-1 Minatomirai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Date: Now through Mon, Jan.9, 2016
Open: Daily,10 a.m.–8 p.m. (Mon to Thu), 10 a.m.–9 p.m. (Fri to Sun, holidays)

Happy shopping!