Tagged: otaku

Harajuku – Evangelion Store

This shop in Harajuku has a huge selection of Evangelion goods spread over over 2 floors. Clothes, home accessories, figurines, food and more! There is also a Art wall which is covered with Evangelion sketches, posters and other art. You’re allowed to make photos of all the products and goodies...

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!...

Tokyo Toy Show

Tokyo Toy Show (since 1962) is Japan’s most important event for Toys! You can find small Robots, Action Figures, Gadgets, Board- and Card Games, Plushies, Dolls and other toys! You can enjoy several demonstrations and stage events and try out the latest gadgets. Tokyo Toy Show takes place around June each...

Kowloon Walled City, Kawasaki Warehouse

This is the most creepy Game Center you will ever visit! In this huge amusement complex you’ll find Arcade Games, Retro Arcade Games, Billiard, Darts, Manga / Internet Cafe and more. The ground floor and the game center are themed. Especially the guys toilets are worth visiting! The girls toilets...

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...

Nakano Broadway Mall

Nakano Broadway Mall is a large, mostly indoor shopping mall that is known as a sometimes cheaper (but often not) alternative to Otaku paradise Akihabara. You’ll find many Anime, Cosplay, Doll and a few Game shops. The famous second hand anime, manga, game, doll, idol, cosplay, retro toy chain Mandarake...

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...