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Akihabara, Chiyoda

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Tokyo's hub for all things hi-tech, Akihabara serves as a haven for gamers, computer enthusiasts, and in recent times, fans of anime and manga. This "Electric Town" is the place to go when shopping for electronic devices, gadgets, and computer-related items. Roaming the streets of the lively neighborhood, you'll come across countless electronics stores, game shops, and internet cafes, but also a variety of anime distributors and maid cafes, cosplay establishments employing waitresses dressed up as French maids. Using our custom trip planner, Tokyo attractions like Akihabara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • one of if not the place with the most figurines, Manga and anime stuff. card games are also played here. there are also alot of festivals during the time that i was there, really good place to stay ar...  more »
  • Although Akihabara has lost interest since people play on smartphones and tablets, it is still interesting to visit especially at night when all the lights are on...  more »
  • ...it is for sure more for anime fans than anything else. I wanted to see it because of the craziness that permeates the area. It's a bit nuts... just go into some of the arcades and you'll get an ide...  more »