Address: Akasaka 4-2-3 107-0052
Phone: (03) 3585-6284
Fax: (03) 3585-8736
Web Site: http://www.akasaka-camera.com/
Hours: 9:00-20:00 M-F, 9:30-19:00 on Sat., 10:00-17:00 on Sun., closed 2nd, 4th, 5th Sun. and national holidays
Other Info: Large selection of used Japanese and imported cameras and lenses, mainly rangefinder and collectables. Only a small collection of recent film SLRs.
Near Akasaka Mitsuke subway station.
Address: Shinjuku Terminal Bldg. 1st floor
Shinjuku 3-23-1 160-0022
Phone: (03) 3352-6337
Fax: (03) 3352-6171
Web Site: http://www.alpsdo.com/
Hours: 10:30 – 20:00, no holidays
Other Info: Classic cameras, used cameras, and accessories.
Near JR Shinjuku Station, East Exit (1 min. walk.)
Address: Ueno 4-7-8, Ameyoko Center, 3F
Phone: (03) 3833-3671
Web Site: http://www.ame-came.co.jp
Hours:10:00-20:00 (Closed 3rd Wednesday)
Other Info: Classic camera and collectables specialty store with about 300 items to choose from, includes medium format and 35mm equipment. Near JR Ueno Station (Yamanote Line).
Arrow Camera and Garakutaya
Address: Aragicho 8
Phone: (03) 3357-1169
Web Site: http://www.tksys.co.jp/arrow/
Hours: 9:00-19:00, Sun. 10:00-17:00
Other Info: Arrow camera specializes in purchasing used cameras. Garakutaya sells used cameras, lenses, accessories and junk parts. 35mm, medium/large format, and digital equipment. Near Yotsuya Sanchome Station (Marunouchi Subway Line.
BIC Camera (Camera Specialty Store)
Address: Higashi-Ikebukuro 1-11-7
Phone: (03) 3988-0002
Web Site: http://www.biccamera.com/
Other Info: Another huge camera and electrical chain retailer. New and used cameras can be found in this new specialty store. 35mm, medium/large format, digital.
Address: Minami Aoyama 3-12-12 Kotani Bldg. 5F
Phone: (03) 3402-1729
Web Site: http://www.hobbyworld.co.jp/
Hours: 11:00-19:30 (Closed Sundays)
Other Info: Situated very close to Omotesando Station (Chiyoda Subway Line), this small camera shop houses a fine collection of collectable classics. Warranty: 6 months on selected items. 35mm and medium format.
Champ Camera (Ginza Store)
Address: Ginza 5-15-1 Nankai Tokyo Bldg.
Phone: (03) 3543-4547
Web Site: http://www.champcamera.co.jp/
Hours: 8:00-19:00, Sat./Sun. 9:00-18:00
Other Info: Chain store that also sells new cameras. You can also make purchases on-line (within Japan). 35mm, medium/large format, digital. Near JR Yurakucho (Yamanote Line). Branch stores in Akasaka and Yokohama. See list: http://www.champcamera.co.jp/stores.htm
Classic Camera Moritz
Address: Fuchu-shi, Fuchucho 2-16-17
Phone: (042) 358-5351
Hours: 10:00-19:00, Sat./Sun. 11:00-18:30
Other Info: A premium collection of classic film and 8mm movie cameras. Warranty: 3 months on selected items. 35mm, medium format. Near Fuchu Station (Keio Line).
Address: Nihonbashi Muromachi 3-3-1
Phone: (03) 3241-1635
Web Site: http://www.fujikoshi-camera.co.jp/
Hours: 8:00-19:00, Sat./Sun. 10:00-17:00
Other Info: New and used classic cameras (mainly Leica, Minox, Hassy, Linhof and Rollei). Warranty: 6 months on items over 30,000 yen. 35mm, medium/large format. Near Mitsukoshi-mae Station (Ginza Subway Line).
Fujisawa Shokai 藤澤商会
Address: 東京都品川区東五反田５−２１−１８第８スカイビル １Ｆ
Daihachi Sky Bldg. 1F, Higashi-Gotanda 5-21-18
Phone: (03) 3449-5055
Fax: (03) 3440-3406
Web Site: http://www.5055.co.jp/
Hours: 10:00-18:00, closed Sun. and national holidays
Other Info: Sells used equipment of all Japanese and foreign makes. Ships only within Japan.
Near JR Gotanda Station (Yamanote Line).
Address: Nakano 5-61-1 164-0001
Web Site: http://www.fujiya-camera.co.jp
Other Info: Large store with many Japanese (especially Nikon) and imported brands. Sells both new and used equipment.
Near JR Nakano Station (Chuo Line) North Exit.
Hayata Camera Store
Address: Asakusa 2-1-3
Phone: (03) 3841-5824
Web Site: http://www.hayatacamera.co.jp/
Other Info: Voigtlander specialty sales and classic camera repair store. Warranty: 6 months on selected items. 35mm and medium format. Near Akasaka Station (Ginza Subway Line).
Kamera no Gokurakudo
Address: Toyama 1-1-8
Phone: (03) 5273-1932
Web Site: http://www.gokurakudo.net/
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 11:00-20:30, Sat. 10:00-20:30, Sun. 19:00
Other Info: New and used Contax camera and Carl Zeiss lens specialty shop. 35mm Contax and medium format. Near Wakamatsu-kowada Station (Oedo Subway Line)
Address: Kotobuki, 3-12-6
Phone: (03) 3844-2941
Web Site: http://www.camera.co.jp/
Hours: 9:00-18:30, Sat. 9:00-18:00, Sun. and national holidays 10:00-17:00
Other Info: Large selection (over 1000 cameras and 3000 lenses) of sorts of used cameras and lenses. A collector’s dream store. Warranty: 6 months on selected items. 35mm, medium format. Near Akasaka Station (Ginza Subway Line).
Address: Kikuya Bldg. B1F, Ueno 6-2-14 110-0005
Web Site: http://www.kikuyashoji.co.jp/camera/
Hours: 10:00-19:00, closed Wed.
Other Info: Specializes in used imported brands like Leica, Hasselblad, and Rollei. Store is in the basement floor.
Near Ueno Okachimachi subway station (Oedo Line) Exit A7, JR Okachimachi Station, Ueno Hirokoji Station (Ginza Line), and Naka Okachimachi Station (Hibiya Line).
Kimura Camera (Shinjuku Store) Updated!!
Address: Shinjuku 3-23-7 Asahi Bank Bldg.
Phone: (03) 3354-0731
Web Site: http://www.kimura-camera.net/
Other Info: Another popular shop with collectors. The first floor houses new products, including film etc., the second floor has a large selection of used gear. Near JR Shinjuku Station (east exit).
Kitamura Camera (Shinjuku Purchasing Store)
Address: Nishi Shinjuku 1-15-13, 4F
Phone: (03) 5908-4322
Web Site: http://www.kitamura.co.jp/
Other Info: This Shinjuku store specializes in purchasing used equipment. 35mm, medium/large format, digital, accessories. Near JR Shinjuku Station (west or south exit).
Lemon – Ginza Stores
Address: Ginza 4-3-14 104-0061
Phone: (03) 3567-3131
Mail order: (03) 3567-5533
Fax: (03) 3535-6978
Web Site: http://www.lemonsha.com/
Hours: 11:00-20:00, closed Sun. and national holidays
Other Info: Three Lemon stores are within a stone’s throw from each other in Ginza. The main camera shop sells used cameras and accessories. It also offers to sell your used equipment at a favorable rate. The Nishi Ginza store sells new and used Leica, Hasselblad, etc. The print shop offers photofinishing services, including prints from digital cameras.
Lemon also has branch stores in Osaka (06-6345-0720) and Fukuoka (092-737-4022).
Address: Shinjuku 3-36-16
Phone: (03) 3354-7898
Fax: (03) 3350-0780
Web Site: http://lucky-camera.com/
Other Info: Near Shinjuku Station’s South exit. Buy, sell, and trade cameras. Leica specialist. They ship only within Japan.
Map in English: http://lucky-camera.com/wantede.html
Address: Nishi-Shinjuku 1-13-6 160-0023
Fax: (03) 3342-3422
Web Site: http://www.mapcamera.com/english/inquiry.php
Other Info: There are two large stores. The No. 1 store sells used equipment (both Japanese and imported cameras), and the adjacent No. 2 store sells digital cameras.
Near Shinjuku Station West Exit. Very close to Yodobashi.
Map in English: http://www.mapcamera.com/english/inquiry.php
Address: Ginza 5-9-5 104-0061
Phone: (03) 3571-7527
Fax: (03) 3571-7527
Other Info: Used camera equipment. No Web site as of this writing.
Near Ginza Station. Branch stores in Shinjuku (03-3356-1841), Ikebukuro (03-3987-2621), Yokohama (045-251-4100), and Omiya (048-643-3316).
Address: Jingumae 6-13-11 NP Bldg.
Phone: (03) 3486-7761
Web Site: http://www.nationalphoto.co.jp/
Other Info: Sells a wide selection of professional film and digital photographic equipment. Also sells collectables and used pro studio cameras. 35mm, medium/large format. Near Meiji Jingumae Station (Chiyoda Subway Line).
Nikon House (Sukiya Camera)
Address: 東京都中央区銀座４丁目２-１３ クリスタルビル１Ｆ
Crystal Bldg. 1F, Ginza 4-2-13 104-0061
Phone: (03) 3561-6000
Web Site: http://www.sukiya.co.jp/nikonhouse_main.html
Other Info: Store is at a prominent street corner in Ginza. Used Nikon equipment only.
Near Ginza subway station Exit B5 and Yurakucho Station.
Address: Kanda Iwamotocho 1 Banchi 101-0033
Phone: (03) 3251-7504
Fax: (03) 3251-5194
Hours: 9:00-20:00 (M-F), 10:00-20:00 (Sat., Sun.)
Other Info: An impressive range of modern and collectable cameras at reasonable prices. If you are into manual focus 35mm then this is a good place to look. 35mm, medium/large format, digital. Near JR Akihabara (Yamanote Line).
Address: Nakano, 5-49-6
Phone: (03) 3387-0111
Web Site: http://www.nitto-camera.co.jp/
Hours: 10:00-20:00 (Closed Thursday)
Other Info: An interesting selection of cameras and top-quality lenses. A good place to visit if you make a trip to Fujiya Camera. Warranty: 6-12 months. 35mm and digital. Near JR Nakano Station (Chuo Line).
Ohba Shokai Camera Co.
Address: Shimbashi 1-15-6
Phone: (03) 3591-0070
Web Site: http://www.ohbacamera.com/
Hours: 10:00-19:30, Sat.19:00, Sun./Hol. 17:00
Other Info: 35 mm film cameras make up the bulk of stock at Ohba Camera, but there is a healthy smattering of MF and LF cameras. Lenses and accessories are located on the second floor.
Address: Ohnuki Bldg. 1st floor
Phone: (045) 231-0306
Fax: (045) 231-8531
Web Site: http://www.camera-ohnuki.com/
Hours: 10:00-19:00, closed Wed.
Other Info: New and used camera equipment of all major brands.
Near JR Sakuragicho Station and Hinode-cho Station (Keihin Kyuko).
Osawa Camera West Exit Store and East Exit
Address: Ebisu Minami 1-1-12 (West)
Phone: (03) 3719-0741 (West)
(03) 3446-5839 (East)
Web Site: http://www.oosawacamera.com/
Hours: 9:00-20:00, Sun. 10:00-20:00 (West)
9:30-19:30, Sat. 10:00-19:00, Sun. 11:00-18:00 (East)
Other Info: Two stores owned by the came company in Ebisu. Mainly stock manual focus 35mm cameras and lenses. Near JR Ebisu Station (Yamanote Line).
Sankyo Camera 三共カメラ
Address: Ginza 4-8-7 104-0061
Phone: (03) 3543-3951
Fax: (03) 3546-1183
Web Site: http://www.sankyocamera.com/
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (till 18:30 on Sat.), 11:00-18:00 on national holidays., closed Sun.
Other Info: There are two stores in Ginza. One is called the Ginza Store and the other is called the Miharabashi Store (03-3561-2330) address above. The former sells imported cameras like Leica, while the latter sells Japanese brands.
Near Ginza subway station.
Address: Meguro Honcho 2-5-5
Phone: (03) 3793-2273
Hours:9:30-19:00, Sun 10:00-18:00
Other Info: Good selection of cameras at competitive prices. Often featured in Japanese camera magazines. 35mm, medium format, digital. Near Gakugei Daigaku Station (Tokyu Toyoko Line).
Shinbashi Ichi Camera
Address: Higashi Ueno 1-11-1 105-0004
Phone: (03) 3833-4311/4312
Fax: (03) 3833-4313
Web Site: http://www.shinbashi-camera.com/
Hours: 10:30-19:30 (till 17:30 on national holidays, Closed Sundays except in July and Dec. when it is open on Sun.
Other Info: This store focuses on medium format equipment, especially Mamiya. The store has moved from Shimbashi to Okachimachi. 5-min. walk from the north exit of JR Okachimachi Station or 3 min. from Naka-Okachimachi Station on the Hibiya subway line.
Ginza 5-5-1 Phone: (03) 3571-5555
Fax: (03) 3571-5633
Web Site: http://www.sukiya.co.jp/
Hours: 10:00-19:30 (till 19:00 on Sun. and national holidays)
Other Info: Conveniently located in Ginza. Sells classic Japanese and Leica cameras and lenses. Open every day. Buy and sell.
Near Ginza subway station Exit B5.
Address: Hongo 4-17-6 TED Bldg. 5F
Phone: (03) 3812-1201
Web Site: http://www.toueido.co.jp/
Hours: 9:00-17:30 (Closed on Sat. and Sun.)
Other Info: A strange little store that sells props, lighting and cameras for pro studio work. Medium/large format. Near Kasuga Station (Toei Mita Subway Line).
Yodobashi Camera (Main Store)
Address: Nishi Shinjuku 1-11-1
Phone: (03) 3346-1010
Web Site: http://www.yodobashi.com/
Other Info: One of the top camera and electrical retailers in Tokyo. The main store is located in Shinjuku, and is surrounded by separate specialist buildings which stock watches, film, video tape, cameras etc. They mainly sell new equipment, but used equipment is also sold.
If you become a member of their customer loyalty system, 10% or more of any purchase is credited in points (1 point = 1 yen) to your account which can then be used against your next purchase. Near JR Shinjuku Station (west or south exit).
Address: Yoyogi 1-38
Phone: (03) 3370-8682
Web Site: http://www.usedcamera.co.jp/
Hours: 10:00-19:30 (Closed Sundays and national holidays)
Other Info: A small shop that stocks a wide range of used film cameras, especially roll film models. 35mm, medium/large format. Near JR Yoyogi Station (Yamanote Line).
Map I pilfered from here.