Sophia Books is a multilingual media shop. Unique in Canada, we are specialized in languages: spoken & visual. We have so many specialties – here are a few:

– Books & magazines in Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, German. We offer full service for these languages (special & mail orders plus a unique & advantageous Japanese magazines subscription service).

– Books & audio documents to learn Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean, Russian, and 20 other languages, plus English as a Second Language (ESL). From beginners to advanced levels.

– Books on design, photography, fashion, Asian arts culture & travel, tattoo, architecture, martial arts, manga, anime, bandes dessinées, film industry, world gastronomy, world music, etc.

– A selection of foreign literature titles translated into English; a selection of French movies for all ages in NTSC VHS; the best selection of Origami paper & other cool stationary from Japan.

– A selection of CDs picked from different grooves & countries.

Our staff can serve you in English, Japanese, French and Spanish. All that in a small, packed bookstore located in downtown Vancouver.

Sophia Books
450 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B1L1
t. 604-684-0484
604-684-4032 (Japanese)
f. 604-684-1683

Regular Business Hours:
Mon – Fri: 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm

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