Sweet and simple: A list of supermarkets in Japan that specialize in or carry a decent selection of imported goods. We'd like to lengthen this post as we become aware of new chains, so if you have a favorite shop you'd like to share, please let us know in the comments section.

Hokkaido
Jupiter Coffee (Sapporo)
Costco (Sapporo)
Don Quijote

Tohoku
Jupiter Coffee (Aomori, Morioka, Akita, Sendai, Fukushima, Koriyama)
Don Quijote

Kanto
Jupiter Coffee (Tokyo, Yokohama, Fujisawa, Kumagaya, Kashiwa, Ichihara, Mito)
National Azabu (Tokyo)
Nissin (Tokyo)
Costco (Tokyo, Yokohama, Maebashi)
Don Quijote

Please also take a look at this wonderful list of Tokyo shops by bento.com

Chubu/Koushinetsu
Costco (Nagoya)
Jupiter Coffee (Nagoya, Shizuoka, Numazu, Niigata, Fujiyoshida, Nagaoka)
Don Quijote

Kansai
Costco (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe)
Jupiter Coffee (Kusatsu, Otsu, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara)
Don Quijote

Chugoku/Shikoku
Costco (Hiroshima)
Jupiter Coffee (Okayama, Hiroshima, Sanyo-onoda, Tokushima, Takamatsu)
Don Quijote

Kyushu
Costco (Fukuoka, Kitakyushu)
Jupiter Coffee (Fukuoka, Saga)
Don Quijote


Others...

If you don't have a Costco local to you, you can get Yoyo Market to buy from Costco and ship to you
Yamaya markets, other liquor import stores

Here is a list of Yamaya shops, too:
https://www.yamaya.jp/pages/images/2011nenmatu.pdf?category_id=83

They are quite prominent nationwide, with a great selection of imported goods. (Not just liquor!)

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