Returns & Exchanges

We want you to be completely satisfied with your online purchase. If you are unhappy for any reason, we'll gladly accept the return of unworn items.


IN ORDER FOR YOUR RETURN TO BE VALID YOU MUST NOTIFY US OF YOUR INTENT TO RETURN PRIOR TO SHIPPING THE ITEM BACK. Failure to do so will risk the items being lost and your return will not be accepted (parcels from customers who did not notify us will not be accepted by the building and will be returned to you by the courier/post office). ANY COSTS INCURRED (INCLUDING CUSTOMS DUTIES AND TAXES) AS A RESULT OF A FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE RETURN INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY US VIA EMAIL OR HEREIN, SHALL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE REFUND OR CREDIT AMOUNT.

Return Policy

●   Returns and exchanges must be initiated within 14 days of receiving your order and items must be received by Tanuki within 45 days from the date of purchase, barring any customs-related delays for returns from outside the shipping country.

●   All returned items must be in their new and original condition: unused, not hemmed, unwashed, unworn and with tags attached.

●   All accessories and items accompanied by items originally (such as cases, user manuals, and spare parts) must also be returned.

●   No returns or exchanges for discounted items are accepted.

●   Returns that do not meet the above requirements will not be accepted. 

●   If your final purchase amount is below the free shipping threshold after returning a product, we will deduct the original shipping costs that would have been charged from the refund. However, if you choose to be refunded via store credit/a cash coupon, we won't deduct the original shipping costs.

●   You will be responsible for all costs in relation to returns/exchanges, including return shipping costs, duties and taxes.

●   Tanuki is solely responsible for the quality of products sold on this global website. Customers who have purchased Tanuki products from Tanuki’s distributors, retailers, or resellers of any sort should contact the original sellers for direct assistance with any quality issues or warranty claims.



To ship an item back to TANUKI WEBSTORE please:

●   Within 14 days of receiving your order, email us at with a description of what you want to return and your order number, and we will get back to you with return instructions.

●   Indicate on your invoice whether you are exchanging or returning the item(s).

●   For exchanges: please indicate the desired model/size. We recommend you contact customer service to place your exchange on hold so it does not sell out while we await your package. Please email us at or leave a message with the “Chat with us!” found at the bottom right-hand side of the page with the order number, the item, and the size you would like on hold for the exchange

●   Pack your item(s) and invoice into a bag or box.

●   On the air waybill please include your invoice number and note "Return shipment to Japan."

●   All costs in relation to costs of returns/exchange shall be borne by you. Please note that the shipping fee quoted on our website for purchases under the free shipping threshold is not a reference for the actual return costs. We can also arrange for return shipping labels and pick up for you if you prefer, and we will deduct the return shipping costs from your refund amount.


For a return or exchange to be valid:

●   All returned items should be in their new and original condition as you received them: with tags, unused, not hemmed, unwashed and unworn.

●   All returns must be shipped to us with a tracking number and must be received by us no later than 45 days from the date of purchase (barring any customs-related delays for returns outside Japan).

●   Please email us a photo or scanned copy of the return invoice/receipt and the tracking number to

●   We reserve the right to not accept returns or exchanges that do not meet the above requirements.

●   Refund Process

  • If you have an account, login here
  • You may choose to receive your refund in the original form of payment or as store credit/a coupon.
  • Once we receive the returned item(s), your refund will be initiated within 1-2 business days. 

●   Refunds in the original form of payment may take up to 10 business days to show up on your account due to varying processing times between payment providers.  If you do not receive your refund after 10 business days, please contact customer service via or live chat and they will gladly assist you.