1. Top
  2. Guides
  3. Introducing 9 Unique Bookstores around Osaka Station and Umeda

Introducing 9 Unique Bookstores around Osaka Station and Umeda

Umeda Osaka Bookstores

There are many bookstores around Osaka Station and Umeda Station, which ranks 4th in the world in terms of passenger traffic. Some bookstores have cafes attached to them, while others create a calm atmosphere and gather recommended books. If you’re a book lover, you might have a favorite bookstore in the area.

In this article, we will introduce some unique bookstores around Osaka Station and Umeda Station for your reference. Enjoy discovering new books and the joy of encountering them.

1. Umeda Tsutaya Books

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated on the 9th floor of Lucua Ile, just a short walk from JR Osaka Station, this bookstore has a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere with concierges. Tsutaya Books, which collaborates with Starbucks, aims to provide a space where you can enjoy not only buying books but also spending time. You can search for books in a calm and high-quality environment. The bookstore has unique concierges with knowledge in various fields who can assist you and help you discover new books. They also provide various services such as delivery and gifts.

Umeda Osaka BookstoresBuy a coffee at the Starbucks surrounded by books,Umeda Osaka Bookstoresand spend a relaxing time in the Garden Lounge. It’s incredibly stylish and offers a high-quality space.

Store Name: Umeda Tsutaya Books
Address: 9F Lucua Ile, 3-1-3 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka
View Map
Phone: 06-4799-1800
Business Hours: 10:30-21:00
Closed: Irregular holidays

2. MARUZEN Junkudo Bookstore Umeda Store

Umeda Osaka BookstoresA bookstore located a 3-minute walk from Hankyu Umeda Station Chayamachi Exit and a 7-minute walk from JR Osaka Station. It is a large-scale bookstore boasting the largest sales floor area and book collection in Japan. It offers a wide range of genres, including foreign books and specialized books.
Umeda Osaka BookstoresThis is a floor guide. The children’s book corner on the 7th floor is equipped with tables and chairs, allowing you to leisurely search for your favorite books.Umeda Osaka BookstoresOn the right-hand side as soon as you enter, there is also a search corner. It is very convenient as it offers services such as book reservations and delivery.

Store Name: MARUZEN & Junkudo Bookstore Umeda Store
Address: Chayamachi 7-20, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Basement 1st floor to 7th floor
View Map
TEL: 06-6292-7383
Business Hours: 10:00-22:00
Closed: Irregular holidays

3. Book First Umeda 2nd Floor Store

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated right in front of the 2nd floor ticket gate of Hankyu Umeda Station, this store is convenient and easy to use for commuting, studying, and returning home. It offers a wide selection of business-related new books and gives the impression of carefully curating trendy books. It seems to be user-friendly for busy business professionals with limited time.

This is right after you exit the 2nd floor ticket gate of Hankyu Umeda Station. It is straight ahead and on your right-hand side.

Store Name: Book First Umeda 2nd Floor Store
Address: Shibata 1-1-3, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Hankyu Umeda Station 2nd floor, JR Connecting Passage
View Map
TEL: 06-6371-6755
Business Hours: Monday to Saturday: 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Sunday and holidays: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Closed: Open all year round


Umeda Osaka BookstoresTSUTAYA is located on the 1st and 2nd floors of the Umeda Campus Building at Kansai University, a 10-minute walk from JR Osaka Station towards Chayamachi. The store interior is very stylish and has a wonderful atmosphere.
Umeda Osaka BookstoresThere is a Starbucks on the 1st floor, allowing you to relax and enjoy a book while reading.

Umeda Osaka BookstoresThe entrance on the left-hand side is an open cafe area, which looks very pleasant.

Umeda Osaka BookstoresThe 2nd floor features a startup cafe where you can receive free business consultations from resident coordinators, individual consultations with experts (free of charge), and various events and seminars. It seems to be convenient for students and business professionals as they also offer stationery and miscellaneous goods. If you’re in the Chayamachi or Nakazakicho area, you can use it as a rest area.

Address: 1-5 Tsurunocho, Kita-ku, Osaka City
View Map
TEL: 06-6373-7373
Business Hours: 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Closed: Irregular holidays

5. Junkudo Bookstore Osaka Main Store

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated just a short walk from JR Tozai Line Kitashinchi Station West Exit and Dojima Underground Shopping Street, Junkudo Osaka Main Store boasts a wide selection of books. The store provides tables and chairs for browsing through books at your leisure.

Store Name: Junkudo Bookstore Osaka Main Store
Address: 1-6-20 Dojima, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Dojima Avanza Building 2-3F
View Map
TEL: 06-4799-1090
Business Hours: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Regular Holiday: Irregular

6. Book Studio Osaka Store

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated on the way from JR Osaka Station to Hankyu Umeda Station. It is in a very convenient location, allowing you to quickly buy the books you want during your commute, school, or after work. Although it is small in scale, it has a comprehensive selection of books, including new releases and recommendations, making it easy to use and easy to choose from. It is a bookstore popular for its stylish book covers.
Umeda Osaka BookstoresIt is located just before the escalators leading to Yodobashi Camera and Hankyu Umeda Station from JR Osaka Station.

▼For detailed directions, please check here:

Store Name: Book Studio Osaka Store
Address: 3-1-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
View Map
TEL: 06-6345-7349
Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

7. Kinokuniya Bookstore Grand Building Store

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated on the 1st floor of the Hankyu Grand Building, across from Hankyu Department Store. It is a small bookstore with an area of about 20 tatami mats, but the seasonal books are displayed in an easy-to-understand manner, making it easy to choose. They aim to provide a store where shoppers visiting the department store and busy business people can easily select books and instantly understand what’s current, delivering the joy of reading. The clarity of the displays is also commendable. It is a very convenient and useful bookstore for busy individuals.Umeda Osaka BookstoresOn the way from Tanimachi Line Higashi-Umeda Station to Hankyu Umeda Station, it is located on the right side after ascending the numerous escalators. The left side is Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store.

Store Name: Kinokuniya Bookstore Grand Building Store
Address: 8-47 Kakuda-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka, Hankyu Grand Building 1F
View Map
TEL: 06-6315-8970
Business Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Regular Holiday: Irregular

8. Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda

Umeda Osaka BookstoresYodobashi Camera is located on the north side of JR Osaka Station, next to Grand Front Osaka. On the 2nd basement floor, there is a comic book section. It is an electronics retailer boasting one of the best selections in Kansai and has a dedicated comic book section alongside hobbies and miscellaneous goods. They offer a wide range of comics, including boys’, young men’s, and girls’ comics, so if you’re looking for comics, why not visit them?Umeda Osaka BookstoresThe shelves are packed with comics. On the Yodobashi Umeda website, they categorize the comics as boys’ comics, young men’s comics, girls’ comics, complete edition comics, large-format comics, ladies’ comics, and comic pocketbooks. It’s truly a specialized comic book section!

Store Name: Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda
Address: 1-1 Oofukamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Yodobashi Camera B2F
View Map
TEL: 06-4802-1010
Business Hours: 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Regular Holiday: None

9. Hankyu Used Book Town

Umeda Osaka BookstoresLocated on the 1st floor of Hankyu Sanban-gai South Building in “Umechaka Lane,” it is called “Hankyu Used Book Town.” It is right next to the Kintetsu Department Store Umeda Main Store.Umeda Osaka BookstoresThe town consists of nine shops offering various unique products such as Edo period Japanese books, old coins, stamps, and more.Umeda Osaka Bookstores

Umeda Osaka BookstoresThe street has a calm and “Japanese” atmosphere with a wooden design, creating a space where visitors from overseas can feel the essence of Japan.

Store Name: Hankyu Used Book Town
Address: 1-1-3 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Hankyu Used Book Town
View Map
Business Hours: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Regular Holiday: Wednesday

Bookstores around Osaka Station and Umeda / Summary

How was it? Each bookstore has its own unique point, so why not explore various bookstores depending on the books you’re looking for and the situation? You’re sure to find the book you desire.

▼The underground shopping area can be like a maze, so please refer to the directions guide as well.

Related article

Introduction of writer

This is the mascot character “Kururun”of “we love Osaka “. He likes the local specialty of Osaka “Takoyaki”and “Kui aore taro” Kukurun offer fun and useful information to everyone!