AKIHABARA SHOPPING / 秋葉原 ショッピング

Whatever electronic device you are looking for, you'll find it at one of the numerous stores devoted to electric gadgetry in this always crowded area also known as 'Denki (Electric) Town'. Akihabara has also become the center of 'otaku' culture (Japanese anime and manga), so some shops are a bit naughty. Maid-cafes, featuring waitresses in maid costumes, have become popular.

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SOFMAP

Sofmap is one of the larger retailers in Akihabara and are well known for their great selection of goods and friendly staff. They have several shops around the station with an assortment of electronics including computers, cameras and video games.

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SEGA GAME CENTER

One of several video game centers in Akihabara, the Sega game center may be the most popular. They have all types of video games and amusements, as well as purikura machines and catcher claw booths.

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ANIME CENTER

Ground Zero of the Otaku world, the Anime Center devoted to Japanese Anime and Manga characters and videos offers various exhibitions and events, including mini-live concerts and life size displays. On the 4th Floor of the UDX Building. Open 11am - 7pm. Closed Mondays. See their website at: www.animecenter.jp

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CROSSFIELD

Inside the UDX building along with other multiple shops inside as well as restaurants and cafes, Crossfield is only a few minute walk from Akihabara station.

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MAID CAFES

Maid cafes are places where customers are waited on by waitresses wearing Maid costumes. Nothing tawdry goes on, just a drink with specially dressed service. The atmosphere can vary with some places being stern and formal, while staff at others might perform short shows or sing with customers. Maid Cafes can be found all over Akihabara.

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