About a Huge Area That is Like a Candy Store for Electronic EnthusiastsAkihabara, Tokyo's gadget and technological neighborhood, is the dream for the average man, and quite a few women. People who like innovations for electronics, computerized toys and gadgets, as well as Japanese anime and manga addicts, here are called "Otaku."
The many electronics stores that each year attract millions of customers who; enjoy the latest gadgets, purchase computing and electronics products at affordable prices, need and to know that this is the most up to date versions of products in the computing world.
Another cool thing about Akihabara is the cultural center for anime, the famous subculture of the successful Japanese animation. On the streets of the area and in stores you can often see locals dressed up or working in fast food restaurants and in the cafes that will serve you your food, dressed as a familiar anime character.
It can be said that Akihabara is the "Mecca" of electronics. Come here, even if you do not want to buy, and be impressed by the many innovations and technological abundance that the Japanese really get hooked on.
Besides smartphones and computers, smart home appliances and robots, you can go into stores and be impressed by the Japanese culture. From stores dedicated to the successful Japanese manga comics, to other stores with books of all kinds and and for all ages, alongside Japanese anime movies with large-eyed figures, to toy stores where you will see new and surprising games alongside fun robots for children.
TipsYou can find everything on the main street of the neighborhood.
Specific recommendations? Look for stores like Laox, Sofapa, Yodobashi Camera and Yamada Denki.