Akihabara : 15 Best Things to Do in 2020

From Anime Stores to Maid Cafe, Best Things to Do in Akihabara Tokyo

Akihabara is known as the world leading electronic district and home to Otaku culture. It’s the best place to witness the underground culture of Japan and shop high-tech gadgets. From geeky spots to historical sites, check out best things to do in Akihabara area, Tokyo 2020!

1. Yodobashi Camera

In front of Yodobashi Camera Akihabara

One of the best electric stores in Japan to buy the latest electronic products, the 9 storied department store “Yodobashi Camera” is where the widest variety of electronic gadgets can be found. If you are into the latest high-tech products, you can easily spend 2–3 hours there. Yodobashi Camera is located in front of Akihabara Station.

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2. Maid Cafe

Maid Cafe is the most bizarre culture originated in Akihabara, Tokyo. Maid Cafe is where maids serve guests in cute frilly costumes and call you “Master”(goshujin-sama). Numbers of Maid Cafes are located n Akihabara area, and it’s one of the top attractions in Tokyo for the past years.

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3. Akiba Fukurou

The unique animal cafe, owl cafe “Akiba Fukurou” has been chosen as one of the top tourist attractions in Japan by Tripadvisor for a couple of years now. Be welcomed by adorable owls and play with them!

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4. Mandarake

In front of Mandarake, Akihabara branch

Mandarake is called “the largest manga and anime store in the world”, dealing with secondhand items related to manga, anime, game, dolls etc and loads of rare items which you can probably find only in Mandarake.

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5. Anime and Gaming Adventure Tour in Akihabara

One of the best way to explore Akihabara’s deep Otaku culture in one day is joining a guided local tour! “Anime and Gaming Adventure Tour in Akihabara” by Magical Trip is a popular half-day tour introducing some classic and hidden Otaku spots by a local guide! The tour also takes you to one of the famous Maid Cafes in Akihabara! Check the link below for more details about the tour and book with a big discount!

6. Go-Kart

Disguise yourself as a anime character and drive through the otaku district just like the famous computer game! This dream activity is one of top things to do in Tokyo today!
Rent a Go-Kart and ride around Akihabara Tokyo now! >>

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7. Janpara

Great place to shop high-tech gadgets such as Apple products and PC with bargain price. Janpara deals used yet cutting edge products.

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8. Radio Center

The shops at Radio Center in Akihabara

If you wish to see what Otaku really means, visit Radio Center. It’s where the story of Akihabara culture began, selling millions of electronic components in narrow alleys

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9. Unusual and Niche Locations to Visit in Akihabara

Explore Akihabara in depth! This is a perfect tour for hard-core Otaku culture lovers! Visit several hidden gems in Akihabara including a retro game arcade (play Tetris and Puyo Puyo) and an unique type of maid cafe!

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The newly open VR (virtual reality) spot in Tokyo featuring an authentic Ninja training at the Dojo (the traditional filed of training). Have the most unique and high-tech experience with learning Nijna skills in both real and virtual reality worlds!

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11. Kanda Myojin Shrine

Kanda Myojin Shrine is one of the most important shrines in Japan and popular from anime lovers as the shrine often associates with anime culture.

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12. Tokyo Daijingu Shrine

Tokyo Dijingu Shrine is especially popular as wedding place and known as having special power for love knots.

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13. Gundam Cafe

Coffee with Gandam character prints

Gandam is a famous robot animation from Japan and popular all over the world. At Gundam Cafe, you can enjoy themed food and beverages.

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14. Eat Ramen

Akihabara is known as one of the most competitive districts of Ramen restaurants. There are numbers of Ramen restaurants which take their pride to serve the best Ramen dishes. If you are a Ramen lover, Akihabara is the best area to eat out 🙂

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15. Manseibashi Bridge

Manseibashi is located off the main shopping arcade of Akihabara. It’s a shopping mall renovated from the abandoned train station.

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