Akihabara

Akihabara

Akihabara Electric Town is a Tokyo suburb with is streets lined with shops that are dedicated to all the latest modern gadgets, music, anime and manga comics. Sometimes called Akiba or Akihaba, this suburb is an amazing place to walk around and check out the sights.

On weekends the main street of Akiba is closed to traffic, and the roads fill with “Otaku” or “geeks” in Japanese. There are plenty anime, gaming, computer and scale modelling shops here for the Otaku to meet each other. Akihabara is around five minutes by train from Tokyo Station.

Akihabara

Akihabara

Electronics Town

Akihabara Electronics town is geeks paradise, it’s a whole suburb dedicated to electronic gadgets and gizmos, from DVD and MP3 players to cameras, to computers…


Akihabara

Akihabara Map

Akihabara Station is surrounded by the electronics district that is popular with Japanese Otaku (Geeks) and tourists alike.


Kanda Myojin

Kanda Myojin

Kanda Myojin (Often called Kanda Shrine) is a shrine located between the Akihabara and Ochanomizu areas of Tokyo. The shrine is best known for its…


Tsukuba Express

Tsukuba Express

The Tsukuba Express or TX is a new railway line which opened in late 2005, it connects Akihabara with the high tech city of Tsukaba.


Tokyo Dome

Tokyo Dome City

The Tokyo Dome City is home to a massive entertainment complex including the Tokyo Dome Arena, Baseball Museum, Theme Park, Shopping Complex and the 41…


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Welcome Sign

Lots of shops use friendly characters to welcome you inside.