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Square Enix Cafe – Final Fantasy XV

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All hail Square Enix, bringer of awesome games and now, food and drink. This month, the official gigantic Square Enix Cafe opened in the geek paradise of Akihabara. Although they already have a smaller cafe called Artnia which is attached to their headquarters, this mecca for geeks is a much …

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TokyoStreetView: Akihabara! (4K VIDEO)

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If there is one place in Tokyo that does not need any introduction here, it is undoubtedly the Akihabara district! It was after the second world war that Akihabara became Tokyo’s hottest market for electronics and other household goods, but it wasn’t until around 1980 that Akihabara started to become …

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Sleep With Anime Boys At Tokyo Capsule Hotel

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[Image: KK 1Up] Just imagine. This last thing you see before falling asleep, is this dude. Starting today, Akihabara Bay Hotel, a women-only capsule hotel, is joining forces with anime King of Prism, outfitting its capsule beds with anime hunks as seen in these photos from KK 1Up: [Image: KK …

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The super mario kart in the real world

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So you are a fan of the Super Mario Kart series? I bumped into a rather interesting concept which I had heard a couple of months back. Driving a go-kart in the Tokyo City dressed up as a character from Super Mario or otherwise!!. Now this is really cool huh? …

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Yakatabune – Japanese cultural experience on the water

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From luxurious boat to old-school rowboats, there are several different ways to discover Japan from the water. Yakatabune, a classic low barge style boat, is perfect for sightseeing in riverside cities in Japanese style. Sailing in the cool breeze along the river, it is a perfect highlights of summer in …

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Tokyo’s for-anime-fans hair salon

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Back in the spring, a group of innovative hair stylists launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of opening a hair salon in Akihabara, Tokyo’s anime and electronics district. The project was a success, raising more than double the 300,000 yen it was seeking, and so on October 1, OFF-KAi!! …

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[Best] Things To Do in Akihabara for an Otaku

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10 Best Things To Do in Akihabara for an Otaku Hub Japan Published 4 months ago We already know that Akihabara is the heaven not only for electronic shoppers but also a paradise for Otaku. If manga, anime, and games are what make you fall in love with Japan, then …

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Cafe Asan

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With hammock-style chairs, free wi-fi and plugs for computers and smartphones, this is a popular cafe with the digital generation. Manga and anime are a subtle design theme here, all fitting for Akiba, but the real draw are the made-to-order souffle hotcakes, deliciously sweet treats that are well worth waiting …

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Game character pancake art

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Even if you’re not ordinarily a very artistic person, we bet you get a spark of inspiration when you’ve got a pancake on your plate. Who hasn’t drawn a doodle or sketched a smiley face in maple syrup, or at least initialed their flapjacks with the sticky, tasty condiment? After …

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