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What can you do with all the leftover change before leaving Japan?

After spending some time in Japan, one would undoubtedly encounter the problem of ‘left-over change’. We tend to not use the change we get after we go shopping or traveling, and that gets usually piled up with time. Finally, when we decide to say adieu to Japan, we are left with pockets full of change…

What to Buy in Akihabara in 2018: Things Not to Miss in Japan’s Otaku Mecca!

Where’s the best place in Tokyo to get my otaku on? Ask anyone and you can be sure to get one, unified answer: Akihabara, the electric city. What was considered a black market in years gone by has now transformed into the heart of otaku culture in Japan. Strolling around Akihabara, you’ll be awed by…

Gachapon, a vending machine that runs on luck!

Being exasperated when playing a game or doing something that needs luck is a usual thing that happens to us. But, when that luck comes, a delightful feeling calms us down. One of those games is Gacha. Gacha is short term from word gachapon referring to vending machine that will give you capsules with toys…