Kinokuniya Book Store

525 S Weller St (at 6th Ave S)
Seattle, WA 98104


  • They also have a Chinese book section upstairs for all of you about to go on an Alaskan cruise with your Chinese mothers. All 3 of you.
  • I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVEEE this place. It's a little bit pricy but you can never get enough window shopping! AMazing Japanese bookstore.
  • Are you a fan of manga, anime or Japanese-language books, music, DVDs or magazines? This bookstore is LOADED with great stuff. Within Uwajimaya (store), it couldn't be more convenient!
  • The pens are awesome! And don't forget the stationery :)
  • There are some great Japanese knitting books here, with great photos. You don't have to know Japanese to follow the patterns; they are in a symbolic language that anyone can learn to follow.
  • Large Japanese-language magazine selection, with the option to do an in-store "subscription". CDs upstairs, DVDs downstairs + lots of cute gifts + stationery.
  • Expensive but diverse
  • You can get lost just checking out all the amazing Japanese magazines.
  • So much fun stuff here. Check out the fun crafty stuff like the fancy masking tape!!
  • Stockists of travels notebook, midori, and a wide selection of pens.
  • Great place to find import Japanese books and magazines. Anime and English manga is upstairs, doesn't seem to be accessible any other way. Can be cramped.
  • Huge selection of Asian publications including Manga, Anime, art work as well as gift items. Central location in Chinatown.
  • Lots it trinkets!
  • They have a lot of Chinese and Japanese books and stationary shop items. Additionally you can validate your Uwajimaya parking here!
  • Best place for buying hard to find paper goods
  • Hours of entertainment.
  • Incredible selection of manga, notebooks, washi tape and pens. Also a giant pusheen? I could have spent two more hours in there.
  • It has many thing but it is too tiny the space, need to organize better
  • Great selection of books and movies and magazines
  • Get ready to be completely overwhelmed by the scrapping section if you're into journaling. Have your wallet ready.

Nearby places

600 5th Ave S (at S Dearborn St)
519 6th Ave S (At S Weller St)
610 5th Ave S (in the International District)