Akihabara

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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Simulated sex demonstration in Akihabara definitely needed a bigger venue.

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Meeting at Hogwarts? Tokyo rental conference room is like a page from Harry Potter’s adventures

Not a fan of the boy wizard? Maybe you’d prefer to hold your meeting in the Wonderland room instead.

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Akihabara’s first capsule hotel for women only set to open later this month

The otaku haven’s first women-only capsule hotel will celebrate its opening with an anime collaboration.

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Cosplayers, idols, waitresses and bikini models dress up to celebrate Maid’s Day in Japan【Pics】

Yesterday was Maid’s Day and gorgeous girls from Japan celebrated in the best way possible — with lots of cute poses and photos!

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Akihabara Shrine seeks shrine maiden to perform memorial services for “deceased” anime figures

New maiden will help service all human- and plastic-kind.

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Tokyo cafe’s sakura ice cream has actual flowers mixed in for the ultimate cherry blossom dessert

Whether you’re a diehard anime fan or couldn’t care less about otaku culture, you owe it to yourself to try this new treat in Akihabara.

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Hair salon just for otaku would turn getting a haircut into a mini anime convention experience

Crowdfunding being sought for planned location in Tokyo’s Akihabara.

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