This is a good place for those who like video games, manga, electronic devises... This place is lively, even in the evening.
If you do nothing else, experience Super Potato, Mandarake and Kotobukiya I try never to do the same thing twice but we couldn't resist going back for a second evening Heaven!
I did not actually have anything that I needed to buy, but just wanted to check out the hotbed of Otaku culture. Even in the daytime on a weekday, the area is full of locals and tourists alike, and there are many girls in maids uniforms along the way trying to entice you to visit the various maid cafes. One... More
If you are a shopaholic, Akihabara is a must visit for you! interested in manga,anime? or some girly stuff? or maybe electronics? you find everything under the same roof! amazing japanese food awaits you, do not miss the street food, it may be difficult to find the tastiest ones though. cheap stuff available here but it is definitely a bit... More
Do proper planning before heading to the place so you don't miss out any major shops. Definitely must pay a visit to the sex shop! super eye opener! Anime/Manga/Figures E.g. Gamers, Animate, Mandarake, Kotobukiya Gamers - few levels, 2-3 stories dedicated to manga art etc. more for manga fans Animate - few levels, many latest anime merchandise, mangas etc Mandarake... More
This place is really interesting. Lots of shops for electronics, maid cafe, anime shops, interesting people. This place is busy busy busy. I did not buy anything, much of the high tech electronics can be found in the USA on amazon for cheaper. But I did not come here for shopping. Came for the experience. Just looking at the pretty... More
Well, it is also quite nice here, they give you free tax by buying ¥20,000, but I am telling you, if you want to buy Instax, you must buy at Bic Camera! There is one near Namba Station just go up from exit B19, there is also 1 at Kyoto, it is near at Kyoto Station, but you can buy... More
From anime to electronic goods you can all find here. On the gaming side they have retro games and platforms too for sale in a good price. I recommend "Super Potato" for these . On otaku(anime) side , a must try would be "maid cafes" . I went to "maiddreamin" . Spent $40 for full set (Parfait, souvenir, and a... More
Awesome shopping, an otaku's paradise. Amine everywhere. Maids on every corner handing out coupons for maid cafes. Awesome arcades.
Akihabara is very nice for electronics shopping, as everyone knows. But it is not easy to communicate, so if you want to buy something at a good price don't forget your dictionary for basic communication!
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