Akihabara is considered as the mecca for otaku. It is a wide shopping district for games, anime, manga and computer goods. Famous characters of anime are seen prominently on the shops in the area, and numerous maid cafés are found throughout the district.
Kuriko An is known for its Taiyaki, a type of Japanese pastry stuffed with red bean paste. You can find Kuriko An shops in many parts of Kanagawa, Tokyo, Saitama and Chiba. photo by Keromi Keroyama
Six plus floors of video games and 'ufo catcher machines'. Situated right in the heart of Akihabara with character themed staff.
Gamers is a games and hobby store with several locations all over Japan. This particular one is the main flagship store, located just to the West of Akihabara station.
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With 8 floors of entertainment, this building complex is rightfully named "multi entertainment" in Japanese. Pasela Resorts is known among locals as having decorative karaoke rooms and enormous honey toast dishes. Though a chain store this specific branch offe
Offering 7 floors of karaoke area, this karaoke bar is very well known among locals. The B1 floor is home to Bar Rhythm, a darts bar with an anime and idol themed interior.
Akihabara station is a large transit station with 8 JR lines and several other train lines crossing here. It is also the gateway to Akihabara Electric Town, a shopping district for anything electronic or manga and anime related.
Boasting a spacious public bath and a relaxation salon with massage services, Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Akihabara offers capsule rooms for male guests. It is a 3-minute walk from JR Akihabara Station. Free WiFi is offered in all
Conveniently located a 1-minute walk from JR Akihabara station and a 9-minute drive from Tokyo Station, Akihabara Washington Hotel offers modern accommodation with a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property.
Featuring a restaurant, a convenience store and free in-room broadband internet, Hotel MyStays Ochanomizu is just a 6-minute walk from JR Akihabara Train Station. Rooms include a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view channels.