Badminton store in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka

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  1. visor

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    I'm heading to Japan for a short trip in March and I'm wondering if it's worth visiting any badminton stores there for Yonex, Gosen, Mizuno etc equipment, rackets, shoes, etc.

    Definitely will try to look for some wide cut Yonex shoes that are supposedly only available in JP market, and perhaps pickup a few JP coded AX88D's if the price is amenable.

    Any stores that anyone can recommend?

    TIA!

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    There is the Yonex showroom in Akihabara.
     
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    Cool! I see it. Recently renovated too.

    And I see that Shuttle House also has a store in Ueno just some blocks north of Akihibara.

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    Yonex showroom,
    Had my friend check out the price there..

    All at RRP!
     
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    RRP?! No way I'll pay that...

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    Japan has these massive sport chains that are kind of your one-stop shop. Google map search Wembley, Sports Depo/Sports Alpen and you'll likely find one near you. Needless to say, these stores will not be as heavily discounted as Shuttle House, for example.

    I'm not sure if you'll be driving or taking public transport, since some are quite difficult to navigate to if you do not know your way around.
    I'll just list a few for you.

    Tokyo
    Wembley Badminton Pro-Shop - Akihabara Branch
    https://goo.gl/maps/cuNfAxMx2oo
    http://www.bps-wembley.com/

    Sports Depo - Mimamisunamachi Sunamo Branch
    Tax-free for tourists
    https://goo.gl/maps/xpe38HG97jN2

    Osaka
    Shuttle House - Osaka Branch
    Tax-free + you already know their discount prices :D
    https://goo.gl/maps/2XucTpaKJMT2

    Badminton-Japan - Yonex Speciality Store
    Tax-free + discounts
    https://goo.gl/maps/daTwggSUsH22
     
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