TAX-FREE | Yamano Music


Yamano Music Co., Ltd.

Established in 1892, we have been offering “Be Happy with Music “under our corporate philosophy of “Contributing to society through the promotion of music. 
Main store is located in Ginza Tokyo, mostly in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
In addition to CDs, DVDs, pianos, and other musical instruments, we offer music classes and dancing classes at those locations. We constantly strive to support and develop a diversity of music cultures along with the trends of the times. Yamano Big Band Jazz Contest (YBBJC) is one of those efforts, which we have proudly continued hosting since 1970 for varsity student jazz players.

Enjoy tax-free shopping at Yamano Music!

We offer tax-free shopping at Ginza Main Store, Sound Crew Kichijoji, and Wind Crew (wind instuments store at Shin-Okubo),Kashiwa Shop.

  • You can purchase any items in the stores under the conditions described as below.
  • Japan visitors with a temporary stay status are eligible for tax-free shopping.
  • A passport is required to show when shopping tax free.



  • Guitars, basses, amps, effect units, keyboards, speakers, brass & wind instruments, drums,percussion, violin, viola, cello, cables, straps, maintenance tools, stands, cases, etc.
  • CD,DVD,Blu-ray,Book,etc.

Purchase amount

For purchase of over 5,000 JPY(excluding tax)at a given store on one calendar day. No combination with consumables & accessories.



Strings, picks, polishing cloths, oil, reeds, and any consumable items.

Purchase amount

For purcahse range of 5,000 JPY to 500,000 JPY(excluding tax).
No combination with instruments & goods.


Do not open the sealed package until leaving Japan. Tax will be charged if consumed in Japan.
Any items you purchase in Japan may be subject to import duties in your home country.

Other Note

  1. You must take the tax-free items out of Japan.
  2. Tax-free program is Not applied to goods purchased for business or commercial purposes.
  3. Tax-free procedures will be processed at the shop where you purchase the goods and cannot be processed together with goods purchased in other shops.
  4. Tax exemption procedure is applied on one day only. Shopping items purchased on a different day are not applicable.