After Nintendo Won, What Happened to MariCar?

After Nintendo won a lawsuit against MariCar, which allowed people to drive around the streets of Tokyo wearing costumes as if they were characters from Nintendo’s popular video game Mario Kart, what exactly happened to MariCar? Due to the ruling, some worried that MariCar would cease to exist, but the company found a way to…

5 Tips for Spending Wisely at Arcades in Japan

When visiting Japan, especially in the big cities like Tokyo, you might be surprised to see so many arcades around. In East Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan, arcades still thrive thanks to continued patronage and diversifying their attractions? Have you heard of Round One? Their focus on sports has made them a…

Child Prostitution?!? In Japan?!?!

When it comes to human trafficking, one might usually think of impoverished countries where laws are not enforced and politics are full of corruption. However, many first world countries are in fact important source transportations and destinations when it comes to human trafficking. This can be something that many citizens tends to overlook as they…

30 Great Hotels in Amazing Akihabara For a Perfect Stay in Tokyo in 2019!

Akihabara, also known as Akiba, is a district of Tokyo which attracts people for its stunning neon streets and fun gaming culture. Commonly referred to as the Electric Town of Tokyo, this area is filled to the brim with electronics shops, gaming arcades, maid cafes, and a selection of unique restaurants and bars. Visitors can…

A Maid Cafe in Akihabara is Now Hiring Foreign Maids!

Maid cafes are popular cosplay restaurants where you can find waitresses dressed in maid costumes. It is most common for waitresses in maid cafes to be Japanese, however, this won’t be the case anymore. Sugoi Kawaii, a newly opened maid cafe in Akihabara is currently hiring multinational maids in order to help spread the concept…

Want to Avoid Maid Cafes? Here Are 5 Cafes to Visit in Akihabara Instead

When you Google “cafes in Akihabara,” most of the search results will show articles recommending the best maid cafes that you should visit. Japan has been quite known for its maid cafes and tourists have shared that it is something one should experience at least once in their lives. But what if you are not…

Check Out These 7 Places in Akihabara That Appear in a Popular Anime!

Akihabara is known worldwide as a mecca for fans of anime, manga, and video games everywhere. Also known as “Electric Town”, this district in central Tokyo is one of the places where fans can be free and indulge in their hobbies. Because of its reputation, Akihabara has been referenced in many anime series. One anime,…

Top 99 Things to Do in Akihabara, the Home of Japanese Pop Culture, in 2019

If there’s one thing that Japan is known for overseas aside from sushi, it’s the otaku culture. Not familiar with the word otaku? Think manga, anime, cosplay, and themed cafés. While Tokyo is most certainly not short of any of this, the number one spot for getting your geek on is hands down Akihabara. In…