Akihabara

Fried Pokémon: Tokyo restaurant serves up an unusual dish【Taste Test】

Pikachu…is that you?

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Foreign shoppers in Akihabara tip us off to an awesome souvenir idea: DIY Paper Theater kit【Pics】

A cool, unique, and easy-to-pack gift for fans of Japanese pop culture (including yourself).

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Is the absolute closest conveyor belt sushi to Akihabara Station any good? Let’s find out!

Uzushio is the shortest path from Akihabara Station to revolving sushi.

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Akihabara pop-up shop sells goods made by Japanese prison inmates

A unique store packed with unusual Japanese souvenirs you won’t find anywhere else.

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A new meaty dawn for Akihabara as neighborhood’s best steak/hamburger steak restaurant reopens

Man oh man it’s good to have Mansei around.

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New famous food of Akihabara! Reiwa garlic chive ramen is delicious two times per meal

Trying out a hot-topic nira soba.

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Akihabara’s awesome pako ramen restaurant is closing, but there’s still time for one last bowl

We head to Akiba for one last ramen supper at the Meat Building.

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Tokyo police arrest two men for theft of 4.98 million-yen Yu-Gi-Oh! card

The Heart of the Cards had the law on its side.

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Akihabara’s iconic meat restaurant skyscraper is closing down after 33 years of great meals

But this isn’t the end of Niku no Mansei’s time in Tokyo’s otaku mecca.

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Akihabara Radio Kaikan’s gacha capsule toy lucky bag is an otaku delight【Photos】

Anime characters and cute models are some of the surprise finds in this fukubukuro. 

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Tokyo’s 400-year-old Shinto shrine welcomes Roombas to help with annual susuosame ceremony【Video】

Akihabara-adjacent Kanda Shrine is always ready to try new things while keeping the old ones too.

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Maid street in Akihabara gets a new vending machine that’s sweeter than usual

An assassin has infiltrated the famous otaku neighbourhood in Tokyo.

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Ramen restaurant in Akihabara serves two different types of noodles in one bowl

A “third type of ramen” appears in Japan. 

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This dorayaki spot is one of the best sweets shop in Tokyo that people don’t know about yet

Hidden under the tracks near Akihabara is one of our new favorite places to grab sweets on the street.

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Final Fantasy XVI cafe menu brings Eikon drinks, Torgal parfait to Tokyo’s Square Enix Cafe【Pics】

Akihabara eatery gives edible/drinkable salute to the newest Final Fantasy.

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Okinawa man hired to steal 1,500 Pokémon cards arrested in Tokyo

The mastermind is still at large, but police are optimistic they’ll catch ’em all.

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Animate Akihabara dispels misunderstanding that it will stop selling manga for adult men

Gigantic anime shop in Tokyo’s otaku district posted notice saying that it had ceased seinen sales.

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OxiClean officially sends detergent supply to Tokyo card shop struggling with sweaty, smelly otaku

Even players who don’t go home with a tournament prize will go home with some OxiClean.

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10 of our absolute favorite places to spend a day in Tokyo

Whether you’re looking for the hustle and bustle or peace and quiet, this list has you covered.

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Tokyo Pokémon card shop blocks scalpers by limiting sales to kids only for part of its inventory

Hareruya 2 doesn’t think kids should have to hope for a miracle in order to find Pokémon cards.

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