Akihabara

Animegane: World’s first anime eyewear store opens in Akihabara

Whether you’re after Boruto spectacles or glasses from Maho Girls Pretty Cure!, this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.

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Japanese cosplayer wows crowds in Akihibara with four-legged centaur costume 【Video, photos】

The pretty beast turned heads everywhere as she trotted through the streets of the anime and manga loving neighbourhood.

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Crushing demand for free anime condoms leads to bizarre request from event organizers

Only those planning to actually use prophylactics asked to line up, but with one big loophole.

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Super-ultra-rare anime condoms to be handed out for free in Tokyo’s Akihabara neighborhood

First-come, first-served in promotion for upcoming anime TV series.

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Otaku shopping spree: How would you spend $5,000 in Akihabara?

PlayStation VR, anime figurines, a hair dryer; you can get a lot for $5,000 in Akihabara.

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Looking for a job in Japan? New “Sugoi Kawaii” maid cafe in Akihabara now hiring foreigners!

As long as you fill certain requirements, you too can be a maid in Japan.

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Japan’s mint chocolate sweet bean fish cakes are a delicious mouthful in both name and flavor

Looks like nothing we’d ever have imagined, tastes like something we could only have dreamed of.

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Mini Japanese cheese tarts from Pablo are the sweets we’ve all been searching for

We try mini tarts with melting centres from Japan’s most popular cheese tart specialty bakery.

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Idols talk with customers as their noodles cook at new instant ramen cafe in Tokyo

Customers in Akihabara are happy to pay large markup on instant noodles for three minutes in paradise.

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Anime fan dating party in Tokyo at risk of being cancelled for failing to attract a single woman

If you’re an anime-loving lady, here’s your chance to save the day.

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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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