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Top 15 Things to Do in Akihabara, the Home of Japanese Pop Culture

If there’s one thing that Japan is known for overseas aside from sushi (寿司), it’s the otaku (オタク) culture. Not familiar with the word otaku? Think manga (漫画), anime (アニメ), cosplay (コスプレ) and themed cafés. While Tokyo (東京) is most certainly not short of any of this, the number one spot for getting your geek…

In Osaka? Visit and Shop at the Legendary Denden Town!

If Japan is known for anything, it is known for electronics. When I first came to Japan, I was expecting everyone to have the best and newest electronics in the world, and all the kids to travel to school in their own Gundams or something. While I was rather disappointed that I could not buy…

Josou Danshi: The Cross-Dressing Hobby Gaining Popularity Among Japanese Men!

Generally speaking, Asian men (including Japanese men) have a very different build compared to their western counterparts. With the majority having slim, toned figures, their bodies can adapt to fit all types of clothing. This brings us to the unexpected hobby that has recently reached a new level of popularity in Japan. Josou danshi or…

Tsundere Girls: I Hate You But I Love You

Are you sick of girls who are hot and cold, who give you a headache (and heartache), but still find yourself going back for more sado-maso action each time? Then you could be in love with a tsundere personality! Tsundere is a combination of the terms tsuntsun ツンツン and deredere デレデレ, which mean “behaving in…

Pretty Little Maids in Maid Cafes

A pretty little dress, a petticoat, a pinafore and a matching hair accessory. Who wouldn’t look adorable on this? This is how you dress-up as a maid in Japan’s maid cafes. The dressing style originated from French maids’ costume. Origin of Maid Cafes triplelights.com/ Maid cafes are cosplay restaurants which can be found around the…

Top 3 Recommended Otaku Paradises

There are many people across the world that can relate to the Japanese otaku, a person who really loves anime, manga or games. Japan is, obviously, a great draw for the international otaku as it is the centre of a lot of the anime and manga that we love. But, if you visit Japan where…

AKIHABARA: WORLD-RENOWNED ELECTRONIC PARADISE!!

Are you an electronic enthusiast? An anime lover perhaps?How about a gamer or a gadget buffs? Lo and behold! Akihabara is the right place for you!! This is considered to be an electronic wonderland by many locals and foreigners. They flock here to see and experience what’s the latest talk of the town gadgets, machines,…

Akihabara’s specialty: Five carefully selected maid cafes that we recommend.

Within Akihabara, which is known as a hot spot for Otaku, is the distinctive “maid cafe”. Girls dressed in lovely maid outfits will treat the customer as their beloved “master”. Of the 100 maid cafes in Akihabara, we will introduce 5 of the most famous and distinctive. @home cafe cafe-athome.com/ cafe-athome.com/ cafe-athome.com/ cafe-athome.com/ The most…