Akihabara

Do You Know the Former AKB48 Member who Became a Successful Voice Actress?

With music as one of the top forms of entertainment in Japan, it’s no surprise to see several artists, musicians, and performers making their name on the world stage. The country is not just a powerhouse when it comes to creating animated shows and advancing technology. It has also become the home of some of…

Discover the Best Things to Do in Japan with Our Area Guide

Japan enjoyed nearly twenty million tourists in 2016 and the number is only expected to increase with time. This incredible country of innovation, tradition, excellent food and world-leading entertainment has captured the hearts of travellers around the world. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things…

Top 30 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan’s Glamorous Capital!

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and one of the most glamorous cities in Asia. With its low crime rate, countless bars and restaurants, and numerous cultural and historical sites, it’s no wonder that it sees millions of tourists every year. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are coming and an even larger number of tourists is…

Robots, Bidets and 7 Other High-tech Things to See in Japan

Of all the phrases and descriptions associated with Japan – world heritage sites, deep appreciation for history and culture, outstanding cuisine – being a modern, technology-driven country seem to take a back seat. In my opinion, it’s not the ultra-fast bullet trains (shinkansen), or extensive rail network that amazes me but the ordinary, daily things…

The Top 10 Shopping Districts in Tokyo for Fashion Enthusiasts

Fashion has become synonymous with well-known places like France, Italy, and the US. These countries house the big names for haute couture and were the first to forward fashion as something more than just clothing. Any major fashion enthusiast would easily pick any of these places given the chance of a shopping spree. The contributions…

3 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Tokyo That Will Not Break the Bank

Being Japan’s capital city, Tokyo has a reputation for outrageous prices when it comes to food and drinks. However, there is actually no need to eat in the most upscale restaurants to experience authentic Japanese cuisine. The 3 places listed below are prime examples of restaurants serving excellent food at mid-range prices! 1. Ginza Uchiyama…

Try Final Fantasy Ezorea Cafe for the Ultimate Theme Cafe Experience in Japan!

For fans and non-fans alike, your trip to Japan should include a visit to the Final Fantasy Ezorea Café in Akihabara. Themed cafes are quintessentially Japanese and no trip to Japan would be complete without a stop at one of them. While cat cafes, maid cafes, and now even owl cafes are located all around…

Clone Yourself into a Doll at Akihabara’s Clone Factory: Cool or Creepy?

Have you ever thought of cloning yourself? It is possible now at the Clone Factory in Akihabara. The factory lets you create 3D-doll versions of yourself and your pets too! With the use of multiple Digital Single-lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras, photos will be taken from the subjects face in varying angles. The data will be…

Otaku take their Passion to the Extreme: Would You Do this to Your Car?

The Japanese otaku culture is probably one of the most fun, creative and downright trendiest sights to see in Japan, and it’s no wonder it has become yet, another great reason for travelers to visit the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. The ultimate otakus in the country go into great depth with their love of…

Japan’s Strangest Cafes for the Lonely and Curious

In these modern times, it’s easy to start to feel disconnected from other people due to the stresses of life in the 21st century. The internet and social media are not helping people to have actual face to face interaction with others, and physical contact is hard to come by for some. aliexpress.com/ Japan is…
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