Antiques and Second-Hand

Kuga-Man Antiques

SUBMITTED BY THE SPENCERS This is not a recycle shop, it is primarily Japanese antiques and old tansu (traditional Japanese cabinets).  The owner is very nice but speaks little English.  He will be happy to negotiate prices with a fat key calculator with you.  He has hours posted on his Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Hikari Flea Market

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST Thank you to my awesome antique hunter friend, Lidia Gonzalez for another pre-dawn adventure! I’m very thankful that I have a flea market buddy who can function before the break of dawn.  Me?  Waking me up that early is like poking a sleeping bear–do so at your own risk Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Yamaguchi Flea Market

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST Thank you Birgitta, Lidia, Michelle, and Julie for a fun adventure and for sharing your pictures! I’m not a hardcore antique/second hand shopper (not yet anyway), but I do enjoy a good bargain once in awhile, especially if it involves beautiful pieces of pottery, masks, or lanterns.  Last Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Panda Recycle Shop

SUBMITTED BY STAN STEVENS Panda has great bargains. You will find china, obi, cookware, furniture, auto accessories,motorcycle helmets, sports gear, electronics, musical instruments, and tools. All merchandise is used with a few exceptions. It is not as fancy some of the other recycle shops, but then the prices are less. Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Tonbo (Dragonfly) Store

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST One of my favorite second-hand stores in Iwakuni is Dragonfly.  It’s about a 10-15 minute drive from the MCAS Iwakuni main gate and very easy find. It’s a great place to find inexpensive home décor, Japanese souvenirs, and a wide variety of other items.  Their inventory changes frequently, so Read more…