Independent Camera Repair Centers in Japan

If you have an old or classic camera which the original manufacturer cannot repair anymore due to the lack of spare parts or bankruptcy, you can try one of the following independent camera service centers in Japan. If you call to receive a repair estimate, you’ll likely need to speak in Japanese. They also accept email for estimate requests. Besides walk-in service, you can also send in your camera for repair.

Hasegawa Kosakusho 長谷川工作所
Address: Higashi Ueno 6-4-12
Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan 110-0015
〒110-0015東京都台東区東上野6-4-12
Phone: (03) 3844-8704
Fax: (03) 3844-0437
Web Site: http://www2.to/repairhouse
Hours: 9:00-17:00, closed Sat., Sun., national holidays
Other Info: Repairs film cameras, especially Pentax, and Panasonic/National flash unit. Near Inaricho Station (Ginza subway line).

Hayata Camera Lab ハヤタ・カメララボ
Address: Doi Bldg. 2nd floor
Asakusa 1-34-7
Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan 111-0032
〒111-0032 東京都台東区浅草1-34-7 井上ビル2階
Phone: (03) 3841-3035
Fax: (03) 3841-3036
Web Site: http://www.hayatacamera.co.jp/
Map: http://www.hayatacamera.co.jp/hcl/access.html
Hours: 11:30-19:00, closed Sun. and Mon.
Other Info: Repairs classic cameras of most major brands like Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon, Canon, etc. They emply a membership system, so you have to be a member. Near Asakusa Station Exit 3. First floor is a Japanese-style coffee shop, so look up at the second floor.

Kanto Camera Service 関東カメラサービス
Address: Tsutsumine 49-1, Kawasaki-ku
Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan 210-0026
〒210-0026 神奈川県川崎市川崎区堤根49-1
Phone: (044) 541-8111
Fax: (044) 541-8116
Web Site in English: http://www.kanto-cs.co.jp/
Hours: M-F 10 am to 7 pm, closed Wed.
Other Info: Full-scale repair center that can overhaul, restore, and repair cameras and lenses. Leica and Nikon specialists. Near JR Kawasaki Station.

Nikken Techno 日研テクノ
Address: Minami Horie 2-10-2
Nishi-ku, Osaka, Japan 550-0015
〒550-0015 大阪市西区南堀江2-10-2

Phone: (06) 6538-0506
Fax: (06) 6538-0509
Web Site: http://nikken.blog.eonet.jp/
Other Info: Large company which repairs compact and SLR film and digital cameras and lenses of major brands. Also repairs video cameras. Besides the head office in Osaka, they have the following branches as well as branches in France.

Tokyo: Phone: 03-5753-6288 Fax: 03-5753-6266
〒143-0006 東京都大田区平和島6-1-1
東京流通センター センタービル8階

Nagoya: Phone: 052-231-0712 Fax: 052-261-0745
〒460-0008名古屋市中区栄1-18-1

Suwa (Nagano): Phone: 0266-28-6321 Fax: 0266-28-6322
〒393-0063 長野県諏訪郡下諏訪町花咲町267-8

Kanazawa: Phone/Fax: 076-292-3544
〒921-8011 石川県金沢入江2-54中村ビル4F

Sendai: Phone: 022-716-5057 Fax: 022-716-5058
〒980-0014 宮城県仙台市青葉区本町2-10-33 第二オフィスビル

Chugoku Service Station (Hiroshima): Phone/Fax: 082-875-5860
〒731-0138 広島県広島市安佐南区祇園3丁目26-15
室山運輸(株)内

Sparrow Photo スパロウ・フォト
Address: Nihonbashi Bakurocho 1-8-6
Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 103-0002
〒103-0002東京都中央区日本橋馬喰町1-8-6
Phone: (03) 3661-1555
Fax: (03) 3661-5958
Web Site: http://www008.upp.so-net.ne.jp/sparrow/
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (M-F), 11 am to 4 pm on 1st Sat. of the month, closed 2nd and 3rd Sat. and Sun. and national holidays
Other Info: Repairs wooden (mahogany) Deardoff large-format cameras. Near JR Bakurocho Station and Bakurocho-Yokoyama Station.

Sukiya Camera スキヤカメラ
Address: Ginza 4-3-7 1st floor
Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 104-0061
〒104-0061 東京都中央区銀座4-3-7 猿谷ビル1階
Phone: 03-3571-5555
Fax: 03-3571-5633
Web Site: http://www.sukiya.co.jp/sukiya.S.top.html
Hours:
Other Info: Repairs M-series Leica cameras and Nikon. They are also a classic camera dealer. Affiliated with Nikon House in Ginza.

Tokyo Camera Service 東京カメラサービス
Address: Sakuragaoka 2-15-15
Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 156-0054
156-0054 世田谷区桜丘2-15-15
Phone: 03-5490-8524
Fax: 03-3482-3732
Web Site: http://www.tokyo-camera-service.com/map.html
Hours: 10:00-18:00, closed Sat., Sun., and national holidays
Other Info: Repairs and restores Japanese cameras. Near Chitose Funabashi Station on the Odakyu Line.

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