We are CLOSED on Black Friday (11/24) and OPEN on Small Business Saturday (11/25). On that Saturday we'll be selling Record Store Day releases and everything else in the store will be 15% off! We'll also be giving away Purple Narwhal swag (bumper stickers and keychains) with every purchase, and every RSD release purchase will get a free Small Business Saturday tote bag (while supplies last).

Welcome to Purple Narwhal Music & Manga. We sell vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, music DVDs, anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comics), graphic novels, music books, t-shirts and more.

We are located in Rockville, Maryland USA at 822G Rockville Pike. To find us see Directions.

We do mail order, too! See our Discogs site for what we're selling on-line.

You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and Yelp.

We are open 6 days a week (closed Monday). For more information see Hours.

If you have stuff to sell, call us at 301-762-0923 or send email to