Yamane-en is a family-operated tea shop based near Sugamo Station on the Yamanote Loop Line in Tokyo and run by tea master Michio Shiobara. With 40 years of experience in the Japanese tea industry behind him, Shiobara-san offers unique teas sourced from small villages throughout Japan as well as a number of tisanes popular in Japan for their health benefits. Shiobara-san is partnering with to teach the world the finer points of Japanese tea.

We'll be adding products from his 200+ inventory little by little starting with some prize-winning fukamushi and shincha from Kagoshima. Shiobara-san also sells a wide variety of traditionally Japanese tisanes including gobou-cha, soba-cha, and more.


  • NAME: Yamane-en Tea Shop
  • LOCATION: 3-34-1 Sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0002, JAPAN
  • ESTABLISHED: About 60 years ago.