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Books Kinokuniya

Sydney, NSW
Open today - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Books Kinokuniya is located in the heart of the Sydney CBD, with over 300,000 titles in store, we stock one of Sydney's largest ranges of books including, Manga, graphic novels, art and design books, cook books, travel books and children's literature. 
Titles are available in English, Japanese, German, Chinese and French, and we also offer a Japanese magazine subscription service. 

Have coffee at K's cafe while you search that perfect read or browse around our art gallery where we help talented and creative artists develop their careers. We have new exhibitions every two weeks. Please check the website for a range of titles. 

--TrueLocal description--
With more than 300,000 titles in its sprawling store in the trendy Galeries Victoria shopping centre, you can find whatever book you?re looking for at Kinokuniya. 
Even if the book you?re looking for is a Japanese Manga comic, a German graphic novel, a cookbook in Tawainese, a French children?s title or just a plain old English paperback. There?s also a café and a gallery that features new exhibits every fortnight.
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Reviews of Books Kinokuniya

  • ShrimpyNoodle Area Expert 40 reviews
    Argh, the love I have for Kinokuniya is just overwhelming. They have such a great selection of books and there's nerdy stuff everywhere. There's an extensive range of manga (both English and Japanese) even having some hard-to-get titles. Similarly they have anime dvds, pop figurines, cool adventure time stuff, really awesome graphic and art books, real star wars lightsabers, japanese figurines and A WHOLE JAPANESE SECTION with my favourite Japanese fashion mags!!!

    The stationary section is also great and filled with cute and useless gimmicky stuff that deep down everyone loves and wants. Plus they have awesome washi tape designs if you're into paper crafts/scrapbooking and the like.

    They lost half a star in the rating because prices are quite high.....but you won't be able to find half this stuff anywhere else!!
  • Simply my favorite book store in Sydney. Never leave without purchasing a little something something. Which is a good thing right???
  • KamenRiderBlack Local Star 119 reviews
    I wish I were born here.
    I wish I lived here.
    I am going to get married here.
    I'm going to die in this place.
    Then, I want to be buried in here or have my ashes scattered through the vents so I can touch every book ever.
    Then, when I go to heaven, it will just be this place but with unlimited books.

    LOVE kinokuniya... but who doesn't?
  • Wasteland Local Star 244 reviews
    It's one of the largest bookstore I've been to and I think I could spend hours and hours in this store.

    They have a great range of books (my favorite real life crime books), graphic novels, collectables, stationary and more.

    They even have a cafe conveniently inside the store which is a great place to relax.

    If you love reading, interested in art, comics, history, drama etc this place is just for you.
  • Great bookstore with a great selection of Japanese stationery, however the prices are what kills me. They are seriously expensive on all stock and you can find items much cheaper online for both the books and the stationery.
  • January Girl Local Star 111 reviews
    Kinokuniya is located in the The Galleries Victoria, and is a genuinely comfortable, down to earth, yet classic and well stocked book store. In the city, it definitely rates as one of my favourites. There is a manga section for Japanese enthusiasts, as well as various gifts and card items you can look through. The customer service is also overall, fast and responsive, except lunch times are a bit busier. I like to sit here sometimes and browse collections and it's just a comfortable, nice atmosphere to do that - which is good news for book enthusiasts. Recommended.
  • ah kinokuniya... where would i be without your awesome range of books to peruse through!
  • I love this store. Amazing selection of books, especially if you are into art, music, comics, graphic novels, anime and manga. It also has a great feel, and a wonderful children's section overlooking Town Hall. They also host so many great events and activities.
  • beanboy Local Star 305 reviews
    One could spend hours in here as they have so many books stocked on the shelves from all over the world. They have plenty of art and craft choices too
  • Phee 19 reviews
    A wonderful bookstore located in the city. It has a wide range of books. The space is large enough to be able to peruse the books in peace and quiet. Located at the top of Galleries Victoria. I highly recommend you go here if you are looking for a specific book.
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