GAN-BAN: Get Official Fuji Rock Festival Merch in Shibuya

Fuji Rock Tickets, Merch, and much more!

GAN-BAN Shop interior

Fuji Rock Festival, Japan’s most prominent summer music event, is set in the scenic Naeba, Niigata Prefecture, and will take place this year on July 26, 27, and 28.

While many exclusive merchandise items are typically available only at the festival, there’s a store in Shibuya, GAN-BAN, where you can purchase these unique items and even festival tickets with special bonuses.

In this article, I’ll introduce you to GAN-BAN and its offerings.

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What is GAN-BAN?

GAN-BAN Shop exterior

Situated in the active Shibuya PARCO, the Fuji Rock Festival Official Shop GAN-BAN is a must-visit for music enthusiasts. Opened in the fall of 2019, this vibrant store on the B1 floor offers tickets and merchandise for some of Japan’s most iconic music festivals.

At GAN-BAN, you can purchase tickets and merchandise for the Fuji Rock Festival (in late July), Arabaki Rock Fest (in late April), and Asagiri Jam (in mid-October). Additionally, the store sells merchandise for the Rising Sun Rock Festival (in mid-August).

The shop itself is an electrifying space, with multiple screens showcasing Fuji Rock video clips and the latest rock music playing in the background. Neon lights, posters, and a plethora of merch create an exciting atmosphere that will get you hyped for the festival season. Currently, the store prominently features merchandise for Fuji Rock Festival 2024.

Beyond festival items, GAN-BAN also offers albums and merchandise from bands like “US,” a Finnish band that signed to Fuji Rock Festival founder Mr.Hidaka’s label “REXY SONG.” This band is set to perform for all three days at Fuji Rock Festival 2024, with a special acoustic live on the second day at GAN-BAN Square, an area dedicated to the store at the festival venue in Naeba Ski Resort. This square also features a GAN-BAN bar, perfect for enjoying the festival vibes late into the night, located to the left of the Oasis area.

Visit GAN-BAN in Shibuya PARCO to taste Japan’s rock festival spirit and gear up for your next musical adventure!

Fuji Rock Festival 2024

Fuji Rock Festival, Japan’s largest summer music festival, is an unforgettable experience for music lovers. Held annually in the picturesque Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata Prefecture, this year’s event will take place from July 26 to 28. Known for its diverse lineup and vibrant atmosphere, the festival attracts thousands of fans from around the world, offering an incredible blend of music, nature, and culture.

As previously mentioned, you can purchase tickets and official merchandise at the GAN-BAN store or the GAN-BAN online store.

Fuji Rock Festival tickets

For an optimal ticket-buying experience for the Fuji Rock Festival, look no further than the official shop GAN-BAN. GAN-BAN offers exclusive benefits and a hassle-free purchasing process. GAN-BAN charges no additional fees, such as system usage or issuance fees—you only pay the ticket price.

Buying tickets at GAN-BAN also comes with unique perks. You’ll receive a special Fuji Rock bandana and a discount ticket for the GAN-BAN bar at the festival’s GAN-BAN Square (complete with English instructions).

Moreover, if you purchase your tickets in-store, you’ll also get a limited edition T-shirt from a previous Fuji Rock festival (*one per purchase, while supplies last).

Fuji Rock T-shirt from previous years
limited edition T-shirt from a previous Fuji Rock festival (bonus item)

Tickets can be bought online, where wristbands will be mailed to you, or in-store, where you’ll be asked to return in July to collect your wristbands (or receive them immediately if it’s close to the festival date).

Currently, tickets are available for both residents of Japan and international visitors. Enjoy these exclusive benefits by purchasing your Fuji Rock Festival 2024 tickets at GAN-BAN in Shibuya PARCO!

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Fuji Rock Festival 2024 Official Merch

If you’re looking for official Fuji Rock Festival 2024 merchandise, GAN-BAN has you covered! GAN-BAN offers a wide range of popular items that capture the festival’s spirit.

Gon Chan T-shirt
Gon Chan T-shirt and Gon Chan keychain

Among the top-selling products are the Gon Chan T-shirt and Gon Chan keychain—Gon Chan has become an iconic symbol of the Fuji Rock Festival. Another standout item is the T-shirt designed by Asuka Watanabe, known for its unique and artistic flair.

Beyond T-shirts, you’ll find several attractive and practical items. The Fuji Rock incense sticks, inspired by each stage name of the festival, offer a unique souvenir. The CHUMS pass case, featuring an exclusive Fuji Rock design, is a favorite among visitors. For something both practical and memorable, consider the Fuji Rock Tray, which is not only useful but also serves as a great keepsake.

GAN-BAN regularly updates its social media, particularly Instagram, where you can see these items in use. This helps you get a better idea of how they look and feel before making a purchase.

Even after the festival, merchandise sales continue as long as stock is available. While you can buy these items online through GAN-BAN and SMASH, visiting the store in Shibuya allows you to see and touch the products firsthand.

Also, purchases over 5,000 yen are eligible for duty-free shopping at GAN-BAN.

Fuji Rock Week 2024 at Tokyo Midtown Yaesu

Fuji Rock Week 2024 at Tokyo Midtown Yaesu
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Get ready for Fuji Rock Festival with an exciting pre-event, “Fuji Rock Week 2024 at Tokyo Midtown Yaesu”.

This event is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the festival spirit ahead of time. On June 28, 29, and 30, various artists will perform live, offering a taste of the fantastic music lineup that Fuji Rock is known for.

In addition, the official tour center will staff a “Travel Consultation Center” that will provide valuable advice and assistance for first-time festival-goers. Whether you need help planning your trip or want some insider tips, this is the place to be.

Also, starting on June 22, don’t miss the GAN-BAN pop-up store at the venue, where you can explore and purchase exclusive Fuji Rock merchandise. It’s an excellent opportunity to gear up for the festival and get into the Fuji Rock vibe.

Join us at Tokyo Midtown Yaesu for Fuji Rock Week 2024 and kickstart your festival experience in style!

Check out more details about this event on the official website of the Fuji Rock Festival.

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How to get to the GAN-BAN Store?

Shibuya PARCO
GAN-BAN is located on the B1 floor of Shibuya PARCO

To get to GAN-BAN, start by heading to Shibuya Station. From the Hachiko exit, it’s an easy 8-minute walk. However, for the shortest route, take the A2 Exit, conveniently located next to Shibuya 109. Once you arrive at Shibuya PARCO, head to the B1 floor where GAN-BAN is located.

A Message from GAN-BAN

Yamada san at GAN-BAN

When you visit the GAN-BAN store, you’ll often find Yamada-san there to greet you. She extends a warm welcome to everyone, saying, “Feel free to drop by anytime, even if you’re not buying anything. Think of this place as Tokyo’s own Naeba, where the spirit of Fuji Rock lives year-round! I hope to share our love for Fuji Rock with you.”

And don’t forget, after Fuji Rock, there’s more to look forward to with Asagiri Jam coming up in October!

I hope this article has been helpful to you. Whether you’re planning to attend Fuji Rock Festival this year or just want to get your hands on some exclusive merchandise, we welcome you to visit GAN-BAN.

And don’t miss out on the pop-up store at Tokyo Midtown Yaesu starting June 22—it’s the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the festival spirit!

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