I prefer a private import! - Online buyer's Japanese Manual
Japanese home page is here.
This site lists many online shops that welcome international customers.
This site has tried to find businesses that wish to serve consumers all over the world.
If you live in Japan,
This site makes possible the private import of goods for Japanese consumers.
Moreover, our webmaster has selected shops that are easy to search and order from, and shops that are user-friendly to Japanese consumers.
Please, regard this site as link site of online shops and enjoy shopping!
If you live outside U.S.,
Too many online shops on the internet focus on domestic orders only. So, our webmaster sought shops that welcome international orders. Please, regard this site as a link site of online shops.
You will find many shops available in your country.
By the way, please beware of the video format when purchasing video products. Some shops that are featured in this site sell videos of NTSC format. Please see also this page.
If you live in U.K., Australia or N.Z.,
Please take care about video format if you purchase some video products. Some shops that introduced by this site sale videos of NTSC format.
However, A video format of your TV is PAL format. Please see also this page.
If you belong to any online shop,
Nowadays, 30 million people use the internet in Japan. However, it is difficult for most Japanese people to read English.
So, this site:
- explains to people about importing goods,
- recommends many online shops to Japanese people,
- describes how to purchase at foreign online shops,
- provides information about Japanese custom tariff.
Please enjoy online shopping with this site!
Webmaster Kouhei's mail address is .