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Web Cams

Akihabara Live Web Cam

Here’s a live camera shot of Chuo Dori which is in the middle of Akihabara. Chuo Dori is one¬†of the main streets with a ton of otaku stores on both sides. https://youtu.be/Qp08AD-PE_w

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Events Japan People Places Pop Culture

Akihabara Flashmob

Now here’s how flashmobs go down in Akihabara. Nice, cute and orderly…just keep watching for the local police to show up and try to restore order ūüôā

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Vlogging

EXPLORING AKIHABARA: J-VLOGGING 2016 DAY 6

It was a rainy, wet and cold day in Tokyo but that didn’t stop us from heading to Akihabara for a meeting with a friend before hitting the streets of Akiba to see how it all lights up at night! And we have our first mini giveaway in this vlog update!!

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Fashion Pop Culture

New Hair Salon In Akihabara Caters For Anime Fans

Akihabara is the place where anything and everything goers down for the otaku. And now, for something different, a new hair salon has opened which caters to anime fans. The salon is called¬†OFF-KAi!! and it’s been open since October 1, 2016. This hair salon plays various songs from different anime’s to pass the time as […]

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Food Games

Square Enix Opens Cafe In Akihabara

Great news coming out of Tokyo with the announcement that Square Enix have opened a new cafe in the heart of otaku goodness, Akihabara. It can be easily found as it’s located right next to another landmark in Akiba, Yodobashi Camera, next to Akihabara train station. One of the cool things about the cafe is […]

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Events Figures Japan

“Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition” in Akihabara!

Good Smile Company have¬†opened a¬†15th anniversary event, commemorating all of the wonderful support from their fans. Not only is this event being held in the Otaku Hub of Tokyo, Akihabara; it features the display of almost¬†every single figure¬†released by GSC (which is over 1000 items!). The event started today on the 20th August and will […]

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Anime Books Cosplay Manga Pop Culture

New Animate Store For Akihabara

We already know that Akihabara is Ground Zero for all things otaku, right? Well, now there’s a new store opening up from a very popular chain. Animate has its main store in Ikebukuro, seen as a more female friendly part of Tokyo, catering for the female otaku. But they now have a new store opening […]

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Games

Akiba’s Beat E3 Trailer

Remember Akiba’s Trip on console and handheld a few years ago? That game allowed you to roam the streets of Akihabara with stunning architecture accuracy with pretty much all stores present and accounted for. A new game has emerged from E3 called Akiba’s Beat which is a new RPG from Acquire. The plot of the […]

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Anime Events

SAO Kirito Bedsheets Sell Out First Day

The Tokyo Anime Centre in the UDX building, Akihabara is currently hosting a Sword Art Online exhibition from October 15 through to the 26th. And one of the items being sold at the event are bed sheets manufactured by Genco featuring Kirito from SAO II. However fans who missed the opening of the show were […]

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Fashion

New Otaku Fashion Store Hits Japan

One of the amazing amazing quirky features of Japan would have to be the unique fashion sense. You see this replicated in popular culture in the West as well and in movies. One new fashion trend emerging now is a fusion between otaku elements from anime, manga, gaming plus more with the crazy cool fashion […]