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How to buy from Yahoo Auctions Japan

Yahoo Auctions, sometimes shortened to the Japanese Yafuoku, is the largest Japanese online auction portal. Over 30 million auctions take place on this website every day, more than 5 million items sold daily. If you are looking for rare Japanese second-hand and pre-owned goods, you will surely find them here! But, you will have to use a proxy-bidding service if you are living overseas. We have made Remambo just for you.

Yahoo JP Auctions

1. Find an item

Enter a keyword for your desired item into our search bar.
* For Yahoo Auctions items, you can also search by auction ID and URL.

search bar

It is always better to use Japanese keywords when searching.
You can translate any keyword to Japanese by clicking translation icon icon on the left.

You can search Yahoo auctions categories on Remambo Auctions or on original Japanese auctions.yahoo.co.jp

2. Bidding

For auction items, use our real time bidding system to place a bid using Remambo.


→ How to place bids on Yahoo Auctions?
→ What is a Sniper Bid?
→ Items prohibited from international shipping

3. Paying for won bid

If your bid is the highest when the auction ends, you win the auction.
Once you have won an auction, payment will be processed automatically using your prefered payment method.
You will also receive a notification via email.


→ Payment methods

4. Domestic shipping

Remambo receives your package at the warehouse (usually it takes several days).


→ More about domestic shipping

5. International shipping (Shipping Instructions)

Choose which items you would like to ship together, select shipping method and delivery address.

You will be able to edit titles and values in the shipping label and customs declaration.
Also you may leave a comment to our warehouse staff about your parcel.


→ How to request a shipping from Japan?
→ More about international shipping methods
→ Shipping calculator

6. Shipping

We will quickly ship the parcel to you.
All our shipping methods have tracking numbers.
Please wait for the parcel arrival.

7. Arrival of parcel

Your items are delivered to you!



Why use a proxy bidding service to get items from Yahoo Auctions Japan?

Since eBay has not been available in Japan from 2004, Yahoo Auctions has become the largest auction website in Japan. So, this is the main reason for most resellers of rare items and collectibles have migrated here after 2004. Well, now in this is one of the most interesting places to buy new and used Japanese goods at great prices.

But there is a bad thing too. It is very difficult to register on Yahoo Japan Auctions if you do not live in Japan. Indeed, a domestic shipping address in Japan and a Japanese bank account or credit card as a payment method are required to bid on the biggest auction site of Japan. Another bad news, sellers on Yahoo Auctions speak Japanese only, which is a problem if you have an issue with the product or a question to ask.

The most affordable way and easiest solution for foreigners to get products from Japanese Yahoo Auctions is to use a proxy-buying service, like Remambo. Using Remambo, you can enjoy real-time bidding on the biggest Japanese online auction. This means that you don't depend on the operator who manually enters bid for you. You can track the items and bid at any time, 24 hours a day. Now you can enjoy Yahoo Auctions just as if you lived in Japan!

What Japanese brands can I get from Yahoo Auctions?

This auction is one of the most visited websites in Japan, so you can be sure to find what you are looking for here. Sellers list millions of items of all types of brands, including makers who are still unknown to the general public.

Streetwear from Supreme Japan

Supreme? In Japan, really? Yep, although Supreme is not a Japanese brand, it is rooted in Japanese street culture very deeply. Indeed, there are more Supreme shops in Japan than in the rest of the world.

You can find thousands of Supreme items for sale on Yahoo JP Auctions. It's the perfect place to get used Supreme clothes at a very, very good price.

→ Bid on Supreme items from Japan

A Bathing Ape Japan Streetwear

BAPE aka A Bathing Ape, Japan's most popular streetwear brand. BAPE is one of the most hyped brands in streetwear. A pioneer in the Tokyo street scene, BAPE is known for their iconic ape head logo and recurring camo and shark motifs.

Customers from all around the world bid on authenitc Bape used clothes on Yahoo Japan auctions through Remambo.

→ Bid on authentic Bape goods from Japan

Lolita clothing from Angelic Pretty

Angelic Pretty is a Japanese fashion brand specialized in lolita fashion. Even if they opened an official English website a few years ago, it's still interesting for online shoppers to have a look on Japanese auctions to get rare dresses. Because it was difficult for foreigners to get Angelic Pretty before 2008, some of their collections were only sold in Japan.

Also, there are several of Angelic Pretty physical stores in Japan. That makes it very easy for Japanese lolitas to buy limited-edition Angelic Pretty items. Yahoo Auctions JP is the first marketplace where gothic lolitas resell and buy their best outfits.

→ Bid on Angelic Pretty fashion clothes

Does Yahoo Auctions Japan sellers ship internationally to my country?

Yahoo Auctions Japan sellers do not ship their products overseas. This means that you will need to use a proxy-bidding service like Remambo.

Does Yahoo Auctions accept foreign credit cards or PayPal?

You cannot use any foreign payment method to register there. That includes MasterCard, Visa, Discover and PayPal.

Thankfully, all those payment methods are available on Remambo. So our Japan Shopping Service is the best option if you plan to bid on a product displayed on Yahoo Auctions. After accepting your payment, you will be able to enjoy real-time bidding on all the items you want to add to your collection.

How to sell on Yahoo Auctions Japan?

It is impossible to sell goods on Yahoo Auctions if you do not live in Japan. You cannot use an address outside of Japan or a foreign credit card.

If you are in Japan, you need to know that setting up a sellers account takes time. In order to sell products on Yahoo Auctions Japan, you will need to have an address in Japan as well as a Japanese bank account.

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