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Address: Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Description: Every electronic gadget imaginable can be found in the stores of this...
Every electronic gadget imaginable can be found in the stores of this hi-tech, neon-lit neighborhood. The Sony Plaza is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the district.
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I Love this area.

if you want Maid cafes and cute little chick, well you can find that here, but if you also want the Anime comics in all forms or any kind of electronics.. this area is excellent

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

if you want Maid cafes and cute little chick, well you can find that here, but if you also want the Anime comics in all forms or any kind of electronics.. this area is excellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My favorite place in Tokyo, spend so much time there walking around and enjoying the endless video game/anime retail in the area. Also a good host of different themes coffee shops and bars.

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Rittman, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

What can I say about Akihabara that hasn't already been said? I spent hours scouring for the perfect figure, Gundam model, memorabilia, etc. Along with Nakano Broadway (in Nakano; ride the Chuo/Sobu Line to access Akiba, Nakano, and also Mitaka, home of the Ghibli Museum), you'll find anything you're looking for. Plenty of places to check out for hours. Just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Back in the old days this use to be gadget heaven. Now it's just saturated with nothing but anime related things. If you're not into anime, you'll prob get real bored of it real quickly like i did. oh yeah, ladies watch out for some weirdos. Authorities don't put upskirt warning signs in akihabara train station for no reason.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Akihabara has a huge electronics shopping mall which we found to be brilliant. It also has Ikebe which is one of the biggest and best equipped guitar shops in Tokyo. There are countless little cafe's and restaurants in the area too so you will never go hungry, even if you only want to eat fast food. Trains are very convenient... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Welcome to Nerdvana! The famous heaven of all geeks and otakus which I have heard of since I was a kid, I finally got the chance to see this place myself. I grew up in Germany as a geek and moved to Hong Kong after I was 20 where my geeky needs where further satisfied as Hong Kong is pretty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

People who would like to have a taste of both trending gadgets and otaku stuff.. do drop by this place. You may get occasional discounts and cheap items. If you're a die hard collector of anime items ranging from SHF, SIC, SOC, to little trinkets like gashapons.. you will definitely like this place. you may need to do a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Akihabara is a great spot to do shoeing at japan its almost cheap but not so don't forget Chinese made products are so much over here i recognized 80 percent of the camera that are even sony is assembled in china that was a shock to me i mean Japanese technology has moved to china it was really difficult to... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Akihabara nice visit in japan because all gadgets you want .you can buy what you want and very cheape,i can higly recomended you to visit in japan its really amazing

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I never fail to visit Akihabara every trip to Tokyo just to look around and discover new gadgets. pretty fun place to spend an hour or 2 walking around the area. Weekends would have a different feel when many cosplay enthusiast would be out and about with load of amateur photographers taking their picture. interesting sight.

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