Specialist shop in Japan > Tokyo > Bunkyo ward > Shobu-do-sangyo (尚武堂産業株式会社)
Address: Hongo 1-4-6, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.

Highly-reputed shop that sells (makes/fixes) kendo armours, bamboo swords, iaido swords, special clothes, books…

A few prices:
* Practice sword for iaido: 31000-212000 yens
* Kendo armour set: 45000-1060000 yens
Kendo armours at Shobu-do-sangyo.

Specialist shop in Bunkyo ward selling fine kendo equipment near Suidobashi station and our travel agency in Tokyo.

Shopping in Tokyo for kendo armours these days? You can get excellent “do” like this chest protector made of shark skin (wrapped in plastic before purchase) at Shobu-do-sangyo specialist shop in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward!
Shopping in Tokyo: Kendo chest protector in shark skin at Shobu-do-sangyo (Suidobashi, Bunkyo ward).

Yes in Japan news about Shobu-do-sangyo (read more):

  • Shopping in Tokyo: Buy a sword, kendo armour… at Shobu-do-sangyo {1 April 2015} - Go near Suidobashi station in Tokyo to find high-quality iaido and bamboo swords, kendo armours (tailored), related equipment, books… Typical prices: Practice sword for iaido: 31000-212000 yens Full kendo armour set: 45000-1060000 yens Open: 11:00-19:00 (Sunday and public holidays: 11:00-18:00) Phone: (+81) 03-3815-0411 Credit cards: Accepted. Labels: Japanese. Shobu-do-sangyo is the specialist shop 11 in […]
  • Suidobashi/Ochanomizu area in Tokyo: Fish, saké, armours, swords, antiques, art, garden {25 November 2014} - Traditional Japan before your eyes in Tokyo near Suidobashi and Ochanomizu train stations! Raw and grilled fish, saké, samurai swords, kendo armours, traditional everyday objects, and a Japanese garden with beautiful flowers and leaves… For this autumn and winter, Yes in Japan recommends you: Hanaya, restaurant with staff in kimono serving seasonal fish, crab, shells… […]
  • Ideas for our Autumn 2014 map of Tokyo Jimbocho Book Town? {8 September 2014} - We distributed 20.000 Yes in Japan maps of Tokyo Jimbocho printed in English on A3 paper at hotels, shops, cultural centres, and special events in Tokyo this summer to help travellers, support local businesses, and promote tourism in Chiyoda ward (Jimbocho is its northern part). Many foreign tourists walked holding the map and the local […]

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Shobu-do-sangyo is the spot 38 on the Yes in Japan map of Tokyo Chiyoda North of autumn/winter 2014:
Map of Chiyoda ward North (Tokyo, Japan) - Front

Shobu-do-sangyo is the spot “S1” on our map of Jimbocho area:
Free map of Jimbocho area in Chiyoda ward (Tokyo, Japan).

More about Shobu-do-sangyo

Practical information:
* Open every day except Wednesday.
* Time: Usually 11:00-19:00. Sunday and Japanese public holidays: 11:00-18:00.
* Phone: (+81) 03-3815-0411 (Japanese only)

Useful links:
* Website in Japanese:

Training or fighting during a martial arts championship at the Nippon-budokan? Consider walking 15-20 minutes or riding a subway between Kudanshita and Suidobashi stations to reach Shobu-do-sangyo specialist store! You can also have a look if you are interested in the Japanese culture 🙂 Ask our Japanese travel agency if you need an interpreter (English, French…) to discuss with the staff.

Last updated in December 2014. More information coming soon. You can pay by credit card.

  • Kendo = 剣道, Chest protector = 胴 (do).
  • Shobu-do-sangyo = 尚武堂産業株式会社 (Shobu-do-sangyo kabushiki-gaisha).
  • Suidobashi station = 水道橋駅 (Suidobashi-eki), Bunkyo ward = 文京区 (Bunkyo-ku), Tokyo = 東京.