Popular Japanese Festivals: 6   Map New Rose ParadeJan 1 Largest Music ShowJan CES - Electronic ShowJan Japanese New Years!Jan 1 Fred Korematsu DayFeb Day of RemembranceFeb Girls DayMar

Cherry Blossom 

Cherry Blossom Events  Cherry Blossom LocationsMar-Apr

  Los Angeles

  Nisei Week Tips in Little TokyoAug 2021 Boys DayMay Auto Car ShowNov

October

  Obon Festivals & Practice:  5 Jun-Aug  Popular Obon FestivalsJun-Aug  Obon Festivals (Only):  5 Jun-Aug  Obon Practices (Only):  0 Jun-Aug  Obon MapJun-Aug 

Let's Go to Japan

  Japan TravelNew!

Places To Go

Landmarks Musts Japanese Garden Tea House Tea Ceremony Museums     Add Event

Guides

Little Tokyo Japantown San Francisco Japantown San Jose Japantown Sawtelle Japantown Seattle Seattle Japantown Bainbridge Islandupdates San Diego Map Oahu Map

Explore All Japanese Events & Locationsbeta

Show Menu
×
2021 - Enter Hayao Miyazaki's Enchanting Animated World at the Academy Museum - Creator of Studio Ghibli  (MUST SEE) Sept 30, 2021 - June 5, 2022
2021 Yayoi Kusama's 'Love is Calling' Installation - ICA Boston (October 16 to December 31, 2021)
2021 Japanese Garden Ikebana Display - Descanso Gardens (October 2-24, 2021)
16th Annual 2021 Japanese Classic Car Show-America's 1st & Original Large Scale Japanese Car Show Dedicated to Old School Japanese Cars-Angel Stadium
2021 - Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens in September (Wagon Rides, Pumpkin Patch..) - Open September 18th - October 31st!
2021 - 12th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival (Japanese Culture, Bon Odori Dancing, Arts, Taiko, Performances, Music and Japanese Food)
Studio Ghibli Fest 2021 - 4th Annual Studio Ghibli Fest to Experience the Wonder of 4 Beloved, Groundbreaking Animated Films
2021 Experience Yayoi Kusama’s Profound Connection with Nature (April - Oct 31, 2021) Kusama is One of the Most Popular Artists in the World
2021 Oak Glen-Apple Season and the Most Amazing Scenic Car Drive-Pick Your Own Apples, Hay Ride, Apple Pie, Fresh Air, Apple Tasting, etc. (Aug - Nov)
2022 Cherry Blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden! When is the Bloom?
+Executive Order 9066 (Description) - February 19, 1942
 Saint Patrick's Day - March 17th
 The State of California's Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution - Jan 30th

Kinokuniya Bookstore, Seattle

Kinokuniya Bookstore, Seattle | Japanese-City.com

Location Information

525 S Weller St
Seattle, WA 98104

Kinokuniya USA offers a wide variety of books, magazines, and stationery from Japan. We are proud to bring you our extensive collection of manga, graphic novels, art and design books, cookbooks, travel books, children's books, and more, both in English and Japanese. We also offer Chinese books at our Seattle store.

Establishing Books Kinokuniya
On January 22nd 1927, Books Kinokuniya was founded by former president Moichi Tanabe. Located in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo in a two-story wooden building, with a floor space of 125 square meters (1,349 sq.ft.) and an art gallery on the second floor. The first Kinokuniya started with five employees, including Mr. Tanabe himself.

Kinokuniya began importing English books in 1949 and opened its first sales office in Osaka, Japan in 1956. This marked the beginning of the company's nationwide expansion into the academic institutional market.

Opening the Kinokuniya Building in Shinjuku, Tokyo
The Kinokuniya Building was established in Shinjuku, Tokyo in 1964. The building consists of nine stories and two underground floors. In addition, it includes Kinokuniya Hall and Art Gallery, as Kinokuniya believes that bookstores should also function as a center for the promotion of art and culture. In 2017, this Kinokuniya Building was designated as a Tokyo Historic Building.

Expanding Overseas
In 1969, Kinokuniya opened its first overseas bookstore in San Francisco, California and then the second overseas location in New York in 1981. Today, we have over 80 stores and 35 sales office locations worldwide, including Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, and Australia. Visit here for links to our stores worldwide.

We honor our initial goal by offering a wide assortment of titles in Japanese and English in all our U.S. bookstores.

Contact

Phone: (206) 587-2477
Website: Click to Visit
Events for this Location

 There are no current events. Click here to submit events.