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Shopping Online

Author: Shaney Crawford, Issue: December 2004, Topic: Shopping

It used to be that the Foreign Buyers Club was the only store that offered to bring a taste of home to your door in Japan, but we have a few more options these days. First of all, Tsukuba has its fair share of stores that sell foreign foods: La Cave de Yamaya, Grand Plechef, Seibu, etc. And if you can't find what you need locally, you can always order online from one of these stores.

Foreign Buyers Club


Price Club

Website only available in Japanese right now.



Two stores near Tsukuba: Costco Makuhari (Chiba), Costco Tamasakai (Machida, Tokyo). Have to be a member in order to shop here. No website, but more information can be found on


Flying Pig If you can't make it to the Costco store, you can order some Costco products through the Flying Pig.


If you know of any other stores where you can buy foreign food or goods, please contact us and we will add them to this list.

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