Nichi Bei Bussan  
  140 Jackson Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Telephone: (408) 294-8048
Fax: (408) 294-2158

Business Owner: Tatsuno family
Businesss Managers: Arlene Damron - Norma Damron
Internet Contact person: Arlene Damron

Speaking English, Japanese, Spanish

Open for Business:
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open till 7:15pm on Obon practice days and Sundays through summer.
Sunday, open during Japantown Festival Sundays and before Christmas.

Monthly temari lessons available.
Appointments taken for individual bunka and/or origami lessons!

  • Kimono
  • Kimono accessories
  • Vintage consignment
  • Obon dance supplies
  • Martial Art supplies and books
  • Japanese fabric
  • Books on Japan
  • Futon
  • T-shirts

Established in San Francisco in 1902, Nichi Bei Bussan (Japanese American Mercantile) has evolved from a dry goods store outfitting new- arrived Japanese immigrants to one offering a unique blend of kimonos and and accessories, fabrics, books on Japanese culture, Nichi Bei designed ethnic t-shirts, futon, giftware and supplies and books for martial arts, bunka needle punch embroidery and temari.







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