Akihabara

Fans farewell Akihabara’s iconic Sega building as anime poster removal begins

Poster’s final, poignant message has otaku everywhere shedding a tear.

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Akihabara shrine celebrates anime festival Noryo Matsuri on an Animal Crossing Dream Island

Keep the spirit of summer festivals alive, digitally!

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Akihabara’s most popular anime girl mascot spokescharacter loses her job

After a decade as electronics stores’ mascot, Tsukumo-tan is unemployed.

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Akihabara store praised for “God-like” customer service

A store that trusts customers so much they literally leave money out for them.

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Tokyo Video Gamers, a new bar with free-to-play arcade games, opens in Akihabara

Game on and drink up at this Tokyo cafe where the staff are so friendly they’ll fight you.

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Akihabara loses another landmark as iconic electronics shop steps outside station gate shuts down

“I saw this place every time I went to Akihabara, and it was like an old friend.”

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Virtual dojinshi convention Comic Vket recreates the community joy of canceled otaku gatherings

Free-to-attend, free-to-exhibit event is an online substitute for cancelled Comiket, held in virtual Akihabara.

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Akihabara saying goodbye to landmark as giant Sega arcade announces it’s closing for good

Sayonara, Sega Building 2.

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Gacha capsule toy paradise for adults appears at Akihabara Station

We pick up some very rare miniatures from a new lineup of gacha vending machines.

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We try Akihabara’s new Shaken Ramen in a bubble tea cup 【Taste Test】

Yeah, you’ve had cup ramen before, but have you ever tried shaking it?

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AKB48 member tests positive for coronavirus

Japanese idol now receiving treatment in hospital.

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Anime voice actress announces marriage, fans start getting rid of her merchandise the next day

Not all fans salty about mega-star’s romantic milestone, though.

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Cancelled your trip to Tokyo? Free papercraft download lets you build Akihabara in your own home

Visit Japan’s otaku mecca, and stage giant monster fights in it, without ever leaving the comfort of your living room.

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Akihabara’s shady art salespeople surprisingly adhere to state of emergency guidelines

Eulien: Covenant

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Empty Akihabara – Tokyo’s otaku district hit hard by coronavirus outbreak【Photos】

The gathering point for anime and game fans from around the globe looks eerily different these days.

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Akihabara maid cafe finds novel way to stay on brand during coronavirus crisis【Video】

Masters and mistresses can only enter after receiving “moe ointment” at the door. 

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Tokyo’s Slayers anime cafe: The latest reason to go on a food quest to Akihabara【Photos】

Fan-focused food fun is a 30th-birthday party for the fantasy franchise, and also the only restaurant in Japan where you can DRINK jellyfish.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

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Tokyo Burger King removes snarky message to out-of-business McDonald’s branch, posts new sign

Less salt present in sweeter message to defeated Akihabara rival.

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Out-of-business Tokyo McDonald’s gets brutal but kind sendoff from rival Burger King branch

Akihabara competitor’s goodbye is as sweet and salty as French fries dipped in chocolate sauce.

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