Forbidden Planet London Megastore, London

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Let your inner nerd have fun at Forbidden Planet London Megastore where you can go for some retail therapy. Known for fantasy, science fiction, and all the comic books your heart desires, Forbidden Planet London Megastore shares its name with the 1956 cult film. Bookworms will enjoy comic books and graphic novels, including manga, but the bookshop also sells video games and films. Get the collectable merchandise including rare toys and clothing from your favorite sagas and entertainment memorabilia. If you're overwhelmed by size of the shop, ask the staff to help you find exactly what you want. Plan to visit Forbidden Planet London Megastore and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended London attractions using our London trip planner .
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  • I took my 15 year old there as she loves graphic novels. We spent 2 hours looking around and needless to say she spent a lot of my hard earned money! It was a real treat for her and she thoroughly enj...  more »
  • It is always a must-see, but it is in decline. Abundant merchandising of video games that was there before has been replaced by funkos. Wherever you look only there are funkos and more funkos. The input figures follow me fascinated that is what little remains of quality
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  • Shop for geek self-respecting a selection of comics graphic novel novel anime Board Games impressive with lots of merchandising on the ground floor but I find that the shop have no soul just temple of consumption geek is damage and some seller don't have me seem beings of lovers finally in short a good shop to do in Central London in any case
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  • Amazing collection of memorabilia and comics. I could easily spend all day (and my entire pay cheque) here. The staff don't pressure you, but they're there if you need any questions answered and are incredibly knowledgeable on all things entertainment related.
  • I hadn't been here before but my cousin's daughter loves Japanese comics and there's a great selection. We ended up going back a couple of days later to buy more comics as she'd read the ones they bought on the Saturday! Staff were very helpful too.
  • Incredibly friendly and well informed staff; one of the must visit places in London for everything to do with Comics, Graphic Novels and 'Geek' culture. This is a fantastic, well priced store and I always make a point of trying to visit once or twice a year. I would recommend this store to anyone looking for a good, relaxed and friendly place to buy comics; manga; board games and tabletop supplies.
  • Really great place to find comics of all kinds also geeky merchandise and what your heart desires. They have a nice little curated board game shelve with some licensed geek games too.
  • My favourite place in the entire Galaxy. It can get pretty busy, but everyone is pretty good natured. Downstairs is a little quieter but still busy. The book section always has an open copy whcih can be looked at before you buy.

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