BOOKOFF is the most famous second-hand shop in Japan and they have about 800 shops in Japan.
BOOKOFF offers not only second hand books, but also CDs, DVDs, cell phones, cameras, home appliances, musical instruments, clothes, sporting goods, trading cards, toys, baby goods, brand-name goods, precious metals, and daily necessities. Although the items are used, they are in very good condition, so you can purchase valuable items at reasonable prices. They also buy used / unwanted items, which is convenient when you move from Japan.
If there is a BOOKOFF store nearby, or if you have items that you can bring in, it is convenient to bring your items directly to the store. Click the store finder to find one, bring it in. The fee will be calculated on the spot and you will be paid in cash if the item is worth the price.
Don't forget to bring your ID card since they will need it to make a payment.
If you would like to sell luxury brand items such as bags, watches, clothes, furniture, tableware etc, please read How to Sell Unwanted Luxury Brand Goods in English in Japan.
You can find BOOKOFF stores through Hokkaido to Okinawa.
If you understand Japanese, you can also use BOOKOFF's pick-up service. Simply pack unwanted goods in a box and they will come to your place to pick it up. For further details, please read here (Japanese only).
There are several options to sell or dispose unwanted articles in Japan.
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