AKIHABARA SHOPPING MAP in ENGLISH

Whatever electronic or computer device you are looking for, you'll find it at one of the numerous stores 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 extremely popular.

AKIHABARA ELECTRONIC STORES

SOFMAP AKIHABARA

Sofmap is one of the larger retailers in Akihabara and are well known for their great selection of goods. They have several shops 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 offering various exhibitions and events, including live concerts and life size displays. 4th Floor of the UDX Building.

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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

In Maid Cafes have become super popular in Akihabara. Nothing tawdry goes on, just a drink with specially dressed service. Some places are stern and formal, while staff at others might perform short shows.

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Printable Shopping Map of Akihabara (PDF)!