One of the most convenient and inexpensive ways to shop in Japan is at a 100 yen store.
(Some items in 100 yen shops cost several hundred yen.
(Some items in the 100-yen stores cost several hundred yen, so if you see something that looks expensive, check the tag; non-100-yen items are marked with a price.
There are several 100-yen stores in Japan, with Daiso, Cando, and Seria being the most representative.
Daiso operates about 3,500 stores in Japan, and there is an image of Daiso as a 100-yen store, but 100-yen stores carry different products depending on the store, so it would be interesting to visit different stores if there is one near you.
You might even be able to buy some souvenirs here, so it's a good idea to look at the products while having fun.
What can I buy?
Nail clippers and cosmetics
Snacks and toys
Major 100 yen stores
This is basic information.
Number of stores in Japan: about 3500 stores
Each Daiso store has a different payment method.
For Daiso stores located in shopping malls, the payment methods that are available in the mall will be applied, so you will have the option of paying by credit card or cash.
Other stores may only accept cash, so it is best to have some cash on hand.
Number of stores in Japan: about 1,700
Sometimes cash only, so it is better to have cash ready.
About 1100 stores in Japan
Cash only is sometimes required, so it's a good idea to have cash ready.