Find a fateful book from the selected volumes on these shelves through which you can clearly see the concept of the owner.


Opened in 2015 by Mr. Atsushi Horibe, who had worked for many years as the store manager at the Ichijoji store of Keibunsha, loved by book lovers from all over Japan. Newly published books, foreign books, and used books are categorized into overseas literature, subcultures, food, and so forth, and organically organized. It also provides cultural exhibitions at the gallery space at the end of the store, whose exhibition is replaced twice a month.

Books are laid out by genre. New publications, foreign books, old books and others are mixed so that people can actively select books.

A gallery space at the end of the store. It is replaced twice a month, and you can find a new thing every time you visit.

From the left, “Taiwan, looking for Y-junctions” written by a Japanese person living in Taiwan (2,484 yen), “Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will”, which compiles episodes related to remote islands (3,132 yen), “A Memento Mori Journey”, whose highlight is the writer’s coffin-making in Ghana (1,728 yen).

437, Tawaraya-cho, Marutamachi-agaru, Nakamachi-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
TEL: 075-708-8340
Open: 10:00 - 20:00
Closed: Open throughout the year