Author Recommendation: ★★★☆☆(You can visit if you have time)
Area: Urban / Ueno
Name: MODE OFF Ueno-okachimachi store
Address: 4-2-3, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005 (Around 10 min. from JR Ueno station or 3 min. from JR Okachimachi station or Tokyo metro Ueno-hirokoji station)
Business Hours: 11:00 - 21:00 (Open everyday. No holiday!! On Sunday and Saturday opens from 10:00)
For Whom: Men & Ladies
Volume: 10,000 pcs
Available Brands: Casual(Diesel, Supreme, A BATHING APE, etc), Japanese(UNITED ARROWS, BEAMS, SHIPS, etc)
Average Price: JPY 100 - 10,000
comments: I guess you know the most famous secondhand book store in Japan
called "BOOK OFF". As you can easily guess, MODE OFF is a clothing store
brand of them although the shop rarely sell MODE brand items. Similar to BOOK OFF, the biggest advantage of MODE OFF is the price. You
can find items from JPY 100. If you have enough time and power to
browse for a nice one, MODE OFF should be the first option. The store is located in the end of vigorous street in Ueno filled with many shops and people. The next street is called AMEYOKO which is one of the most famous market street in Tokyo where you can find traditional Japanese food. The popular sightseeing town Akihabara is also close to this town, around 15 min. by walk. I'm sure that you can spend the whole day in this area.
(19/8/2015) Since many readers seemed to want to know more about this shop, I visited the shop again and took some more photos.