Akihabara

Commotion at Akihabara Station as bomb squad called in to remove suspicious object

Dramatic scenes were captured on film today as specialist teams and truckloads of equipment were sent to the busy station in Tokyo.

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Awesome mountain of meaty goodness now at beef bowl restaurant in Tokyo’s Akihabara and Shimbashi

Two kinds of beef, and a surprising amount of veggies, are keeping Tokyo’s otaku and businesspeople full.

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Heartwarming video captures the emotion of last day at work for a Japanese rail station employee

The story of the Akihabara stationmaster is bringing tears to the eyes of commuters around the country.

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Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain, is now serving fried chicken in Tokyo

Not satisfied with dominating only Japan’s cow cravings, Yoshinoya adds karaage to its menu in Akihabara.

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Edible Magikarp returns, with new flavor, to Japanese taiyaki sweets chain!

Weakest, most delicious Pokémon returns for encore appearance in Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Sanro’s lazy egg Gudetama now has its own maid cafe in Tokyo’s Akihabara

Who’s craving some “Stressful Society Noodles?”

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【Lucky Bag Roundup 2017】 We push our luck with a 3,000 yen “lucky bag” from Akihabara junk shop

Once again, to feel the true thrill of the gamble of a New Year’s fukubukuro (lucky bag) Mr. Sato doubles down and grabs a bag of junk… or is it?

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Final Fantasy XV finally goes on sale, draws crowd to early-morning launch event in Tokyo【Pics】

Gamers set their alarms and brave the cold in Akihabara.

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Robot-performed Love Live! idol show in Akihabara sums up Japan in one video【Video】

Robots? Check. Anime? Check. Creepy but still cute? Oh definitely check.

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Tokyo’s by-anime-fans, for-anime-fans hair salon is now open for business

Conveniently located Akihabara salon offers wide range of anime-style colorings, keeps otaku looking good while shopping for merch.

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All-you-can-eat yakiniku, curry, and ice cream, all for just 10 bucks at this Tokyo restaurant

If you’re hungry, strapped for cash, and/or indecisive, this Akihabara restaurant is for you.

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Tokyo’s new Square Enix Cafe is open, and we just stuffed our faces at the video game eatery

The makers of Final Fantasy are also now the makers of awesome burgers and cake at this Akihabara restaurant and gift shop.

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Square Enix Cafe opening in Tokyo next month with revolving themes, delicious-looking sandwiches

The video game developer always makes aesthetics a priority in its software, and it looks like it’s doing the same for its new restaurant in Akihabara.

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Sleep with anime stars at this Akihabara capsule hotel for women

The new hotel caters to the desires of anime fans with a series of intimate capsules.

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We check out Kawaichi, a crazy good soba shop in Akihabara

The shop is a bit of a walk from the station, but the superb soba at this Akihabara eatery is worth the trip.

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Japanese gamer “God of Akihabara” plays Taiko no Tatsujin Drum Master game with back to screen

One of Japan’s most famous gamers tops all other performances we’ve ever seen by marching and drumming up a storm, clearing the song without looking at the screen.

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Akihabara’s new capsule hotel has a bar with craft beer and sake, hot spring-style mineral bath

Capsules are only the beginning of what this new Tokyo capsule hotel has to offer.

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Vocaloid Yukari Yuzuki becomes a life-size figure with equally enormous price tag

Will you be one of the lucky few to have this in your abode?

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Japan’s largest anime megashop to open new branch in Akihabara specifically for women

Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls’ anime and manga.

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Naked man strolls up to Akihabara Station in Tokyo to buy a train ticket 【Photos】

Good thing he had a backpack, because where else was he going to stick his change?

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