Category: Akihabara

New Radio Kaikan in Akihabara

Photos made at the opening of the new Radio Kaikan (July 2014). After it’s closure in 2011, New Radio Kaikan was completely rebuilt and now open to the public again! 10 floors filled with shops, which were scattered around Akihabara previously, and of course lots of new stuff as well!...

Akihabara – Cosplay Shops and Cosplayers

Especially during the weekend, you’ll find all kind of events going on and in Japan they love to dress up for the occasion! Now that Harajuku bridge is no longer the place to see cosplayers, Akihabara is the place to be. The Maids don’t usually want to have their photo...

Akihabara at night

Akihabara looks even more beautiful at night, because of all the Neon lights. Most of the shops will be closed around 20:00 – 21:00, but you can still continue the fun in one of the many Game Centers, Maid Cafe’s, restaurants and Karaoke Centers. Some shops that are open until...

Akihabara – Pedestrian Street and Summer Heath

Blue sky, Cute woman in Yukata, Maids handing out paper fans.. Akihabara is even better during Summer. There are many cafes and restaurants selling ice cream and other refreshments to keep you cool despite the summer heat. Every Sunday it’s pedestrian street in the main street of Akihabara. It gives...

Akihabara – Itasha

Akihabara is the place to be if you love Electronics, Gadgets and Anime stuff. Another thing to enjoy are Itasha’s which are often parked or driving around Akihabara. Itasha’s are cars, decorated with stickers or painted with Anime or Game characters. You don’t see this often outside of Japan, which...

Akihabara – Itansha

Most of you, who love Anime and Games, have heard of Itasha; Cars decorated with stickers or painted with Anime / Game characters. Itansha however, is all about bicycles. During pedestrian street on Sunday you’ll often see Itansha’s parked around the main street. Most of these bicycles are decorated with...

Akihabara – Good Smile Cafe

The Good Smile Cafe in Akihabara is an Anime themed cafe which can be found in the Akiba Culture Zone Building. The cafe will change their theme every few months. In this cafe you will find Anime themed food, sweets and drinks, lots of Anime Figures to look at (and...

Akihabara in the Autumn

The colors of the Autumn leaves in combination with colorful buildings gives you an amazing view and atmosphere while walking around in Akihabara. Japanese Autumn can still be very warm, but there are enough (theme) cafes to relax and cool down. There are often events during the weekends and most...