Where to sell used items
General Second hand Stores in Okinawa
There are second hand stores dotted around Okinawa. These stores buy and sell all kinds of things from clothes, to kitchen ware, to musical instruments and pieces of furniture too. For big items, you can ask them to pick up from your house.
Re-OK is a store in Square Awase mall in Okinawa city. It buys and sells secondhand furniture, including wardrobes, dressers, tables, chairs, etc as well as home appliances except for beds, mattresses and clothes. They can pick up items from your home for large items.
- Seikatsu kan website link
Here you can sell almost everything in your house from beds, wardrobes, tables, chairs, etc. as well as home appliances such as TVs, fridges, washing machines, microwaves, and ACs. Seikatsu kan has a pick-up service from hour house.
There are several Seikatsu kan shops on the island:
- Okinawa city store website and Google map link
- Yonabaru town store website and Google map link
- Naha city store website and Google map link
- Itoman city store website and Google map link
- Manga Souko
Manga Souko are popular stores for buying and selling second hand items, including furniture and homeware. They can come to pick up large items from your house.
- Off House
This is another chain buying and selling a variety of secondhand items. Off House sells and buys furniture and most of the items in your house including clothes. Stores are often combined with Hard Off which buys and sells audio, PC games cameras and music instruments. You can request a picking up service from your house.
- Second Street Recycle Shop website link
Second Street is a chain with stores all over Okinawa and most of them buy and sell furniture and most of things in your house. The closest stores to OIST campus are Uruma/Ishikawa and Awase in Okinawa City. They can come to pick up items from your house.
- Uruma, Google map link
- Awase, Google map link
- Minatogawa, Urasoe city, Google map link
- Nishihara, Google map link
- Kanagusuku, Naha, Google map link
- Akamine, Naha, Google map link
- Itoman, Google map link
- FromB website link
FromB stores buys and sell a wide range of second hand items, including kitchenware and small pieces of furniture, like foldable tables, chairs, etc. They don't buy or sell large items of furniture. FromB is part of the nation-wide chain called Bookoff group.
Below are fromB's locations in Okinawa:
- Gushikawa, Uruma city, Google map link
- Higashi, Okinawa city, Google map link
- Oroku, Naha city, Google map link
- Yogi, Naha city, Google map link
You can sell via the OIST intranet, where your fellow OISTers buy and sell homewares, furniture and other things.
- Okinawa BooKoo
This website allows people living in Okinawa can buy and sell secondhand goods, including furniture, kitchenware, etc. The buyer and seller arrange a time and a place to meet.
Okinawa Treasure IslandThis site lists all kinds of used items including furniture.
- Mottainai Japan
This is a Japan-wide Facebook group where people can offer items that they no longer want free of charge. Furniture such as beds, chests of drawers, kitchen tables, chairs, shelves are posted as items to giveaway. The receiver must arrange pickup or pay for postage.
Mercari is an online platform to buy and sell used items within Japan. Furniture is listed as well as all sorts of other things. Users need to sign up to be a member. You need to list items with price includes shipping. Most of the communication is in Japanese.
This website is for buying and selling furniture, household appliances, bicycles, etc all over Japan, including Okinawa. People sell or giveaway things they don't need anymore on the site. Sellers and buyers arrange pick-ups and payments.