Dervish and Banges, Owl Post and Gladrag’s Wizardwear – Wizarding World Japan

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Owl Post/ Owlery

Stock up on Wizarding Supplies at Dervish and Banges, Owl Post and Gladrag’s Wizardwear in Universal Studios Japan’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges sign

Dervish and Banges – a one-stop shop for brooms of all kinds, wizarding knick-knacks and school supplies.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges Brooms

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, Kids looking at The Monster Book of Monsters

You can also pick up a spare copy of the Monster Book of Monsters here. Or maybe not.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, Monster Book of Monsters

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, Cauldrons and Sneakoscopes

Those weird devices from the Wizarding World like Sneakoscopes and Remembralls? Grab them by the dozen here.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges ceiling

Like most shops in the Wizarding World, inventory is often precariously stacked floor to ceiling.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, Floating Brooms

The brooms need to be chained up – they’re constantly floating around.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, The Quibbler

The Quibbler, now with Spectrespecs!

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish & Banges, Hogwarts scarves and bandanas

Souvenirs sold here are themed to Hogwarts – you can buy lanyards, scarves and robes in the four house colours.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Owl Post covered

Dervish and Banges is connected to the Owl Post and Gladrag’s Wizardwear. It shares the same building with the Owlery.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Dervish and Banges

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Music Box Harry Potter and the Hungarian Horntail

There’s a cool music box at at a Dervish and Banges store window, depicting Harry’s Triwizard Task – outsmarting the Hungarian Horntail.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Owlery overview

While the owls shown in this photo are all animatronics, you can sometimes meet live owls here. This is unique to Japan’s Wizarding World.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Owl Post second floor

You can buy Hogwarts stationery at the Owl Post, and even send out letters and postcards with a Hogsmeade postmark.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Owl Post

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Owl Post upper level

Again, with the dangerous stacking!

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Owl Post second level

The owls are watching… You can bring home a pet (plush) owl here.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Gladrags Wizardwear exterior

The last store, Gladrag’s Wizardwear, is where most visitors try on Hogwarts robes for their selfies and then put them back. The Hogwarts Student look will set you back quite a bit:

Hogwarts Apparel Pricelist

• Sweater: 12,500 yen (~S$153)
• Tie: 4,200 yen (~S$51)
• Robe: 14,000 yen (~S$171)
• Scarf: 4,800 yen (~S$59)

Wizarding Accessories
• Nimbus 2001: 52,000 yen (~S$634)
• Magical Wand: 4,900 yen (~S$60)
• No-Maj Wand: 4,500 yen (~S$55)

Maybe you’re better off buying some keychains, which go for about 1,500 to 2,500 yen (~S$18 to S$31).

Alternatively, you might consider buying a pair of socks for that special house elf.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Gladrags Wizardwear overview

There are some finer accessories sold here too, including a non-functioning Time Turner necklace (7,900 yen or ~S$97).

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Gladrags Wizardwear close-up

At the store window outside, don’t miss this enchanted “cat” outside, along with the dress Hermione Granger wore to the Yule Ball.

Universal Studios Japan - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Gladrags Wizardwear store window measuring tape cat

Hogsmeade is a shopping paradise for any wizard, witch or muggle. Hold on to your galleons – We’ll visit more shops in the next update!

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