Akihabara

Tokyo company offers foot massages from cute VR anime girls, but given by real-life men【Photos】

Completely embracing that virtual reality and actual reality are two different things.

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The Senran Kagura anime/video game franchise has a new restaurant, but the menu seems to be of only secondary interest.

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This Tokyo ramen is served in -110-degree Fahrenheit container to help you beat the summer heat

But surprisingly the super-chilled noodles aren’t available at a ramen restaurant.

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Japan’s most popular maid cafe, Akiba Zettai Ryoiki, opens new “Maid Cafe Winery” in Akihabara

The place to go for three of the world’s most delightful things: wine, cats, and girls in thigh-high stockings.

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Awesome life-size anime figure display exhibition opens in Tokyo this month

If gigantic anime figures are your idea of fine art from Japan, you won’t want to miss this free event in Akihabara.

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Why is “Akihabara” shortened to “Akiba?” The historical reason may surprise you

Yeah, wait a minute. Why isn’t it shortened to “Akiha” instead?

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Wedding ceremonies with handsome anime men now being offered at Akihabara VR center

Slip on a headset and let one of three handsome dating simulator stars slip a ring on your finger.

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Actresses and employees from Japan’s most prominent adult film distributor staff bar where customers won’t mind the lack of seats.

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Cowboy Bebop anime themed cafe coming to Tokyo and Osaka next month

Okay, three, two, one let’s eat.

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Akihabara restaurant predates any anime TV series, is closing for good as neighborhood modernizes

As Tokyo’s otaku mecca continues to transform, a part of its past will fade away this month.

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Crazy-huge triple-decker wagyu hamburger steak will draw you to Akihabara even if you hate anime

Why eat nine Quarter Pounders when you can eat this instead?

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Cosplaying go-kart driver strikes bicyclist in hit-and-run collision in Akihabara

Police track down, arrest Taiwanese national. Mario presumed innocent.

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Akihabara pub offering monthly all-you-can-drink passes with durations up to half a year

Four other restaurants in Tokyo also start selling unprecedentedly generous unlimited-beer-and-cocktail passes.

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We track down a special dish hidden inside Yodobashi Akihabara 【SoraNews24 Taste Test】

If you know where to look, you’ll be able to try a jugful of noodles that nobody wanted the owner to create.

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Japanese Twitter falls in love with unusual vending machine in Akihabara

There’s good reason why people from around Tokyo are making the trip to Electric Town to get a taste of these special beverages.

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Ultra-rare Yu-Gi-Oh! card goes on sale in Tokyo’s Akihabara for 45 million yen

Rare anime merchandise can sometimes be as expensive as a car, but this one is closer to the price of a house.

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Why right now is one of the best times of the year to shop for dojinshi manga and merch in Japan

Lucky bags always make January a great time to go shopping in Japan, but it’s the prime dojinshi-buying time for a very different reason.

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2018】Akihabara Junk Shop Lucky Bags: Now with less junk!

Mr. Sato once again tempts fate with two mystery grab bags of outdated electronics.

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Akihabara then and now: Photos show how Tokyo neighborhood has changed over the past 10 years

Tokyo pop culture center is a reflection of what young otaku are into, which means it never stays the same for very long.

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Akihabara fans shed a tear as iconic sign comes down, changing the cityscape of Electric Town

These photos capture the late-night action that spells the end of an era for Electric Town.

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