Mask Shop Omote

Shopping Sumida

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Find out what’s behind the mask at Shuhei Okawara's funky store in old Tokyo: Omote is found along a quiet, nostalgia-oozing shopping street in Sumida's Kyojima and has become a favourite among the city's actors, mask-makers and headwear enthusiasts. The selection ranges from the usual to the fetishistic, including Venetian-style masks, medical gear, Hyottoko (Japanese-style clown masks), and items with animal motifs, with prices ranging from a few thousand yen to the hundreds of thousands.



Address: 3-20-5 Kyojima, Sumida-ku

Transport: Keisei-Hikifune Station (Keisei Oshiage line)
Opening hours: 12noon-7pm daily
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