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An official Yokai Watch shop is finally opening in Japan’s Kansai region, joining an outlet in Tokyo. According to Famitsu, this March the shop will open at LaLaport Koshien shopping mall in Hyogo Prefecture. 

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.


Was the one in Tokyo in the Tokyo Station? I think I saw something like that during my last visit there but not sure if that’s the official store.