10 Must-Buy Items at Don Quijote in Japan!

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10 Must-Buy Items at Don Quijote in Japan!

Don Quijote a.k.a. DONKI is the most popular discount store in Japan with over 150 branches through the country. Literally, there is pretty much nothing that you can’t find at Donki stores as a massive variety of products are sold, including food, snacks, cosmetic, medicine, electric products, clothes, household items, and etc. It’s also one of the most popular spots to shop souvenirs among foreign visitors in Japan. Today, I’d like to introduce some of most recommended products to shop at Donki, all perfect for souvenirs to take home!

Adorable, Pom Pom Purin face mask

Unique face mask with a nightmare theme

Face mask with Kabuki Funassyi print

Sheet Masks have become one of top-selling items in a past few years, and Donki offers a huge variety of sheet masks. Especially, the funny masks which can transform your face to unique characters are quite entertaining!

2. Matcha Sweets

PRETZ with Nishio Matcha flavour

Popular Matcha sweets in Japan

Lots of Donki stores have a “Matcha shelf” at the snack & sweets section, with full of Matcha flavoured sweets and snacks. If you love Matcha sweets, the easiest way is to shop at Donki!

3. Ichiran Instant Ramen

Delicious ICHIRAN Ramen for home

Ichiran (一蘭) is a well-known Ramen restaurant in Japan, offering authentic Hakata style Tonkotsu Ramen (creamy pork broth Ramen). If you fell in love with their delicious Ramen, why not to take them home?

4. Funny Socks

Cute and inexpensive character socks

Everything could turn Kawaii in Japan , even your toes. Donki offers hundreds of characters/unique pattern socks with a great deal: 3 pairs for only 998 yen 😀

5. Kit-Kat

KitKat Premium Mint flavour

KitKat Sakura & Kinako (roasted soy bean) flavour

Kit-Kat is definitely the most popular sweets for Japanese souvenir, and Donki always offer a variety of Kit-Kats from the glorious Matcha flavour to limited ones 😉

6. Smartphone Case

Smartphone cases with character themes

Japan could be the best country to purchase smartphone cases, as people are quite obsessed with them. You can find hundreds of phone cases at Donki from cute character ones to great functionality ones.

7. Pocky

Pocky trinity series

Matcha Pocky midi

Another top-selling sweets in Japan, Pocky has been entertaining us with various flavours, and Donki is the shop with the widest variety.

8. Colour Contact Lens

The coloured contact lens section at Donki

The colour contact lens industry has gone huge in the past years in Japan and there are thousands of products on the market. Most of Donki has a contact lens section with a huge selection.

9. Supplements

Supplements sold at Don Quijote

The supplements market is pretty big in Japan, and you can find a huge variety of them depending on your needs. DONKI offers a large selection of health supplements in various kinds and size.

10. Funny Costumes

Cosplay costumes at Don Quijote

Cosplay costumes at Don Quijote

Kigurumi (character costumes)

DONKI is infamous for selling unique (and sometimes weird) products including cosplay goods. The variety of cosplay costumes including Kigurumi (character onesies) are perfect items for parties!