Akakubisan said:For shopping I would probably pick Shinjuku for these reasons:
It's close to Shibuya and Harajuku/Omottesando on Yamanotte line
It's direct on Sobu line to Akihabara
It's direct to Ginza on Marunouchi line
And it's easy to get to from Narita
briareos said:It'll be my first time in Japan, and I really don't have any sightseeing in mind, so I guess I'll place shopping as a priority. Would it be advisable to stay at a hotel near JR Shinjuku station, or JR Tokyo station?