"The story starts off with the entire human race being surrounded by a mysterious light and turned to stone. Thousands of years pass with no trace of human activity or civilization. Taiju and his friend Senku wake up from their stony slumber and they start to rebuild society." - by Ryu Amafuji
"More than just your average teenage love story, Your Name also mixes science fiction themes with influences of poetry from the Heian period. I believe everyone can enjoy the story but I recommend this novel especially to teenagers and people in their early twenties. And don’t forget, the DVD/Blue-Ray will be released in the beginning of November 2017!"-Yusuke Nomura Read More
The book Coffee gives me superpowers by Ryoko Iwata is one of my favorite book because it explains how coffee works in so many different ways. The title really speaks for itself if you are a coffee lover like me. It absolutely does gives you SUPERPOWERS! -Asahi Harris Read More
When I asked by someone on, “What is your favorite old anime series?” I would answer “Gundam series.” During my childhood, it wasn’t that popular in US, but after the Gundam anime series was aired around the end of 20th century, many fans appeared. One of the newest Gundam manga that I personally love is the “Gundam Thunderbolt.” -Satoshi Kumagai Read More
Your Lie in April is a comic about a young pianist, Kosei. After a traumatizing past with his deceased mother, he is no longer able to play the piano. When he meets a genius violinist, his life begins to change.- Yoshiko Fujishiro Read More
Fiction books do not often catch my eye, but this one has giant dragons and a portal to another dimension. Eighteen-year- old Keiko is determined to fulfil her father’s dying wish and travels to Tokyo to search for “the Gate.” Very quickly she finds spirits and other mysterious creatures. The author uses great imagery in this fast-paced fantasy, making it a great getaway read or a great beach book. Nancy Pennington Read More
Katsuya Terada, an industry-leading digital artist, did a beautiful illustration for Kinokuniya USA! This illustration is now a new addition to our membership card designs (available in-stores only) and you will not see it anywhere else! Read More
Tote Bag Design Contest! Submit your original design by Monday, July 31! Winner's design will be our next toe bag! Read More
Christopher Johnson McCandless was born into a wealthy family. Although his future seemed to be set, he abandoned everything he had and headed into the wilderness. This book is based on a true story and will make you rethink what it is to be alive in the modern world. -Takamaru Hirano Read More
Someone told me that this book broke her heart so much, she literally warned everyone she knew from reading it. As you might already suspect, that was exactly why I picked it up and started reading. - Sohyoun Choi Read More
We had a great Grand Opening! Thank you to everyone who came. Read More
Please stop by to our Plano store if you haven’t visited yet.
We are open from 11am to 8pm everyday!
Books Kinokuniya collaborates with Kodansha Comics’ Attack on Titan! Read More
We’ve teamed up with LUPICIA USA, a popular Japanese Tea company!
Check out our shelf filled with seasonal Sakura Teas at our San Francisco store! You will also find a selection of tea bags in variety of popular flavor. Enjoy a sip of tea while reading your favorite book! Read More
"This book challenges 'common sense' assumptions like: why do we believe we cannot survive without money? Exploring some (of many) ways to survive in this world, he emphasizes the importance of thinking in the book. ." - Yuka Read More
Visit the UNIQLO BOOKSHELF, a pop-up shop at UNIQLO SoHo. Enjoy this carefully curated assortment of titles — ranging from children’s stories and art to fashion tomes and cookbooks — as well as art by Jason Polan, an illustrator and author of Every Person in New York. Read More
Our Plano store will have its Grand Opening on Friday April 14 at 11am! Read More
We’ve teamed up with pop surrealism superstar and comic creator/artist Camilla d’Ericco to create two limited edition tote designs! They debuted at our booth during a special signing session with the artist herself. Read More
Buy $20 or more of any SMISKI or Sonny Angels products* and get a free original tote! While supplies last! Please contact your nearest store for stock availability! Read More
"Reading this book made me question a number of things: what it means to contribute to society or to have my own ‘place’ where I feel comfortable. It also made me re-think presumptions that society holds about 'right,' 'wrong,' or 'normal' behaviors." -Tomomi Tsukioka Read More
Our Carrollton store officially opened its doors on Saturday, February 25! The Grand Opening was a weekend full of live performances, author events, live music, cosplay contests, and more! Read More