Akihabara

Valentine’s Day Akiba-style: Hundreds of otaku line-up for cards and chocolates from anime girls

Real-world manifestations of affection from 2-D crushes cause massive lines on a weekday morning.

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Tech geek heaven: Japan’s first do-it-yourself keyboard specialist shop opens in Akihabara

Design a truly unique keyboard just for you.

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Man buys CD from amateur musician on streets of Tokyo, stomps on it in front of her face【Video】

Claims it was an accident, but absolutely no one believes him.

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Mr. Sato gets his heart broken by a 2019 Akihabara Junk Shop Lucky Bag

My mama always said life is like an Akihabara junk shop fukubukuro. You never know what you’re going to get.

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We get more than we bargained for with this Akihabara lucky bag

A seemingly innocent bag of random anime and game merch became the trigger for a peculiar addiction.

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Unassuming noodle restaurant without an overhead sign in Akihabara is totally worth a visit

Our reporter happily stumbles across this tucked-away culinary gem in the electronics district of Tokyo.

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Sushi burritos come to Tokyo with the opening of Beeat in Tokyo, and we tried three for ourselves

In the biggest sushi-loving town on the planet, can this unique twist on Japan’s food culture succeed?

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Let’s go get a haircut at Tokyo’s anime otaku hair salon【Photos】

Akihabara’s awesome Off Kai is a hair salon by otaku and for otaku, and SoraNews24 stopped by for a trim.

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Finding some mind-boggling products from the dark corners of Akihabara

Mr. Sato buys a mysterious Exhaustion Removal Sheet from an Akihabara junk shop.

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Lawson begins first self-service convenience store in Tokyo, no line-ups necessary

Just scan the item you want with your smartphone and walk out.

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Foreign traveler’s heart broken as he learns his image of Akihabara is too good to be true

Even in the biggest otaku mecca in the world, there’s a limit to how big the anime salutes are.

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Want to French kiss anime Joan of Arc and drink her spit? New beverage lets you do just that

Free drink promoting new anime series has cleverly designed bottle that could become new way for otaku to express their love for their 2-D crushes.

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Did Prime Minister Abe just make an entire protest disappear?

Shinzo Abe might have just pulled a total David Copperfield during an appearance in Akihabara.

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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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