Shimamura Music was founded in 1962,starting with launching music school business.With up to 177 locations in Japan,Shimamura Music has become the largest general musical instruments retailer of Japan,and also the 4th largest general musical instruments retailer in the world. Each store includes a music school and rehearsal studio rooms and sponsors events for enriching the community’s appreciation of music. We believe customer care is vital for developing effective strategies and do not offer discounts.Our stores are readily accessible in major shopping centers so that our main customers, from beginners to intermediate level players, can fulfill their dreams.
Having been founded for more than 50 years since 1962,Shimamura Music has become the largest general musical instruments retailer in Japan and also the 4th largest musical instruments retailer in the world.There are up to 177 stores with rehearsal studio rooms and music school located in 39 prefectures in Japan.So you can get musical goods you want at Shimamura Music store almost everywhere in Japan.
As the most important management principle of our company----”Create the people who love music as many as we can by providing the enjoyment of music”,has been rooted in everywhere of our company.We have been working hard on providing the best musical experience to our customers all the time.
In Shimamura Music stores,there are not only the famous Japanese brand products such as Yamaha,Roland,Takamine,Muramatsu,SANKYO,KAWAI,Casio,TOMBO,and more,but also many famous brands of well-known musical instrument manufactures around the world,such as Selmer,Buffer Crampon,AZUMI,Altus,Martin,Taylor,Gibson,Fender,etc.In addition,We provide amount kinds of products popular among international customers which are ”Made In Japan”featuring high quality,including not only the products from other companies like Yamaha,Roland,Takamine,Muramatsu,but many of products made in Japan from Shimamura Music’s original brand,such as History,CoolZ,Ka’ala and more.
There are two kinds of TaxFree item(s) in Shimamura Music TaxFree shop,which are general instrument and consumables.
Please confirm the following instructions and limitation of these two kinds of TaxFree item(s).
|General Instrument||Total spending of over 5,000yen(before-tax).For example,guitar,saxphone,keyboard,etc...
You can not combine spending with consumables.The staff will take a copy of your passport for spending of over 1million yen.
|Consumables||The spending of over 5,000yen but no greater than 500,000(before-tax).For example,pick,polish,reed etc...
You can not combine spending with general instrument.The shop will pack consumables so that it can not be consumed in Japan.
"Non-resident" is eligiable for TaxFree shopping in Shimamura Music TaxFreestore.
According to Japanese Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act,"Non-resident" means that persons not having their domicile or residence in Japan and judicial persons not having their principal office in Japan.
The following customer is eligiable for TaxFree shopping.
|Customer with foreign nationality||The customer who has a permission to stay within 6 months in Japan.
For example:Short-term stay visa,Landing permission for crew members,etc.
|Customer with Japanese nationality||
When you shop TaxFree in Shimamura Music TaxFree store,the following TaxFree procedure will be required.
Before you make a payment in our TaxFree shop,please confirm that if you are eligible for TaxFree shopping from the staff.If you are,the following TaxFree procedure will be processed.
|If the item(s) you want to buy is in stock||
|If the item(s) you want to buy is out of stock and you wish to back-order that||
Before purchasing item(s) at our store,the following caution is required.Please read carefully.
As of September 2021,there are 23 TaxFree stores out of all Shimamura Music stores in Japan.
We will increase the TaxFree store in the future,so we warmly welcome your visit to our store if you come to Japan.Before you visit our store to shop TaxFree,please confirm the location of the store through the following store list.
|Credit Card Payment Options|
|Sapporo Stellar Place||Hokkaido|
|Shimamura Strings Akihabara||Tokyo|
|Kinshicho Marui Classic||Tokyo|
|AEON MALL Narita||Chiba|
|Minatomirai Yokohama Classic||Kanagawa|
|Grand Front Osaka Classic||Osaka|
|Rinku Premium Outlet||Osaka|
|AMU PLAZA Hakata||Fukuoka|
|AMU PLAZA Nagasaki||Nagasaki|
|Okinawa Urasoe PARCO CITY||Okinawa|
If you have any questions ,please feel free to contact us via E-Mail before visiting our store.According to your E-Mail,we also can smoothly prepare the instrument you want to play or to buy for you in advance.