|August 4, 2012 ~ I love going to this super kakkoii bookstore VILLAGE VANGUARD!!|
One of the coolest shops I've seen in Japan is Village Vanguard! It was actually my Osakan-gurlfriend Tomoka who first brought me in the coolest bookstore I've ever been in the world. It was really great to be toured by an awesome tour-guide in Osaka! Haha!
|August 5, 2011 ~ Thanks Tomoka-san for showing me this awesome bookstore in Osaka! I really enjoyed this shop! Let's go back again here when I comeback to Osaka!|
|My first visit at the "Exciting Bookstore" in Shimokitazawa, Osaka! Looks like a garage sale!|
My kareshi also took me to another Village Vanguard branch in Umeda, Osaka... It was also awesome! Although the one in Umeda was inside a department store... So the "garage feel" isn't same as the one in Shinsaibashi.
|Village Vanguard in Umeda, Osaka!|
(The one in Shinsaibashi looks cooler though hehe)
|August 2011 ~ Posing by the kawaii trinkets |
at Village Vanguard
It was one of the highlight of my Osaka Trip last year... seeing this bookstore! I especially loved the fashion magazines and art magazine they have there... And I found cute little Kewpie and I got myself one. Hehe.
|August 2011 ~ Kewpie and trinkets from Osaka and some other random stuff hehe.|
On my last trip to Tokyo I was able to randomly pass by my first Tokyo branch of Village Vanguard... where else could it fit better but in the boheme district of Shimokitazawa... Going to Shimokitazawa, I didn't expect anything being it was my first time going there but it was fun seeing Village Vanguard on a rainy afternoon... I was able to kill time (until the rain stopped) and got to buy those artsy and funky things on my shopping list in one shop.
|OKAY I look stupid because my eyes is yet again... CLOSED!! @_@|
Village Vanguard, Shimokitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
|I love the garage feel and busyness of this shop! Who would think this is supposed to be a bookstore? Haha|
|DREAMACTION Books by the entrance|
Let's go DO our DREAMS!
|Cute Camera USB Drive!|
|There were even skateboards at this shop. Haha!|
|I like this LEGO-looking plug extensions! Atreyu would like this of course|
|LEGO Lunchboxes! Atreyu would like this!|
|LEGO Lunchboxes in PINK! I love this! Haha!|
|Atreyu would like this of course... May be he'll gain more appetite using these spoons and forks haha!|
|This is where I got my sister's Kreepsville 666 accessories... although it was more expensive here.|
|Guitar-shaped USB Drive hehe hard to miss this~|
|There were lots of cool iPhone Cases there but they were soooo expensive! Well at least I know I can buy it cheaper in Manila. Hehe|
|Wouldn't it be cute to make Mickey Pancakes on these pans??|
|I dunno why they have Danish Cookies in Village Vanguard. |
But I really like the blue-willow-porcelain patterns of those cans.
I actually have this at home. Haha.
|Pink Doughnut Plug Extension!|
Some sights and interesting parts of Village Vanguard Bookstore... which aren't really books! Haha!
|Yes... Style is everything. This was posted right outside the shop.|
|I dunno why but you can play this oldschool video-game at Village Vanguard|
|... And Taka played some too! Haha!|
|I always see this cute head with big eyes... |
she kinda looks like Blythe don't you think?
VILLAGE VANGUARD SHIMOKITAZAWA
Address: Marche Bldg.2-10-15, Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 155-0031 (北沢2-10-15 世田谷区, 東京都, 155-0031 Japan)
Tel.No.: +81334606145Operating Hours: 10:00 - 24:00