Shopping is a popular activity for visitors to Japan, there are many shoppers interested in household electronics. Large electronic retail stores with the most popular items offer discount sales, these items can be found in large stores in prime locations. The stores are filled with eager shoppers inside and out. Let’s take a look at “BIQCLO” Bic Camera located in East Shinjuku.
Price: 16,920 yen (excluding tax)
This Panasonic hairdryer is a highly recommend item at the BIQCLO in Shinjuku. The highlights of this dryer are the high speed fan, reduced damage control, and the ultraviolet light that improves hair quality while also strengthening your cuticles as you run your fingers through your hair.
Zojirushi Rice Cooker
Price: 54,800 yen (excluding tax)
This rice cooker is made by the famous Japanese maker Zojirushi, a brand that is also popular around the world. By adjusting the cooking time and pressure, you can cook according to your desired texture which allows you to eat delicious fluffy rice everyday.
Balmuda Electric kettle
Balmuda the pot
Price: 11,000 yen
Famous for their toasters, Balmuda offers an electronic kettle. The small size of the kettle makes it easy to use. The kettle is beautifully painted, the stainless steel and powerful lamp allows you to enjoy sparkling clear water through out the day. It also extends the taste of your coffee or tea, making tea time more enjoyable.
Panasonic Futon Cleaner
Price: 9,970 yen
If your futon gets incredibly dirty, Panasonic offers an extremely convenient and reasonably priced futon vacuum cleaner sold at BICQLO. The vacuum comes equipped with an infrared sensor to check for dust mites and particles that might not be picked up easily. This one handed vacuum is incredibly lightweight with a long nozzle for places that are hard to reach with a traditional hand vacuum. It can also be used as a regular hand vacuum but it is specifically made for futons, with a large variety of attachments for various fabrics. If you are visiting Japan and have a futon at home, this might be a good buy.
Humidifier by Siroca
Siroca Crossline Humidifier SRD-601
Price: 4,650 yen
BICQLO offers this slim bodied humidifier by Siroca, that can hold up to five liters of water. It uses ultra sonic waves to humidify the water, you won’t have to worry about leaving it on around pets or children since it doesn’t use heat. Another great feature about the humidifier is that it creates mist immediately which gets ride of the heating time. You can change the humidification amount to your liking with the press of a button and adjust it any time.
Hot Sandwich Maker
SURE Motenashi Baker SMS-801
Price: 5,980 yen
This hot sandwich maker made by Baker is easy to use and you can make delicious sandwiches in a short amount of time. Some of the features of this sandwich makers is the thermostat to prevent burning, square shaped parts so reduce food waste, and a chic color scheme that makes the interior shine. The maker Baker, offers more than just your basic functions which makes your hot sandwich more enjoyable. By replacing the cooking plates with others plates sold separately, you can make waffles, grilled rice balls, baked goods, donuts and a variety of delicious things. Even if you have no experience in cooking, you’ll be able to make some amazing meals with this.
Bicqlo Bic Camera Shinjuku East Exit Store
The Bic Camera in the BICQLO building is located just a short walk from the east exit of Shinjuku Station. Visitors can also shop for clothes at UNIQLO or GU as well as the electronics with a BIC camera. Apart from the household appliances introduced here, there are various electronic appliances such as cameras, personal computers, and appliances. Please do not miss BICQLO when you sightseeing in Shinjuku.
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BICQLO Bic Camera Shinjuku East Exit
Address: 3-29-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo
Access: 5 minute walk from Shinjuku Station East Exit
Hours: 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Website: Bic Camera Official Site (Japanese)