10 Best Things to Buy in Japan when Attending the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (part 1)

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Despite the spread of coronavirus, Japanese government still confirms to host the Tokyo Olympics 2020 as scheduled. If you are planning a trip to Japan to attend this sporting event and need a little help about what to buy as a gift for your family and friends, here is a list of 10 must-buy souvenirs including traditional Japanese handicrafts, beauty products, delicious Matcha snacks, and inexpensive clothes. Let’s find typical Japanese souvenirs to bring home.

1. Japanese Cosmetics Products

Japanese cosmetics products are the top choice for women since they are well-known for great quality and reasonable price. From high-end brands such as SK-Ⅱ, Shiseido, and KOSE to inexpensive brands such as KATE and CANMAKE, Japan offers a wide range of beauty products that can be easily found at drugstores in every town. Besides skincare and makeup products, Japanese sunscreen products are also highly recommended.

2. Electronics

Japan is considered as the leading high-tech country in the world. It produces a wide range of cutting edge products consisting of electronic gadgets. Japanese electronic products are very popular among foreign visitors who want to seek trustworthy Made-in-Japan quality. Moreover, many products are sold with a much more reasonable price in Japan than in foreign countries, not to mention that sometimes you can catch really good sale-offs or promotions. Popular Japanese electronic products are rice cookers, cameras, headphones, electronic toilet seats, etc.

3. Inexpensive Clothes

Japan is one of best countries in the world to travel for fashionistas. Some of the districts in Tokyo such as Shibuya, Ginza, and Harajuku offer the finest and the most trendy fashion pieces in the world. Besides high-end brands, there are also a variety of shops where you can buy things to complete your look with just small budget.

Shops like GU, WEGO, and UNIQLO are Japan’s top fast fashion retailers that are very popular among all generations.