Let me show you some
weird (nice)spots to deep spots scattered around Akihabara!
Weird Spot 1 Many billboards and advertisements for anime, manga and games!
It has become a symbol of Akihabara. From Electric Town Exit to Chuo Dori,
there are many 2D billboards and advertisements for anime, manga, games, and more!
* A view you’ll never seen in any other city!
* Every time you go there, the ads change, so you can see what’s popular and have fun again and again!
* There’s also a bunch of video ads shown on big screens to help you pass the time while you’re waiting!
When you see a billboard for your favorite anime or game, you can’t help but want to take a picture of it! Then the otaku mentality kicks in and you start spreading these photos on social media!
Weird Spot 2 Weapon House “Busou Shoten”
A weapon store in Akihabara,
from swords to large swords to shurikens,
it’s as if you’ve been reincarnated into an RPG world.
* Amazing selection
* RPG weapon shop itself
There are also weapons that actually appeared in the game.
If you’re a gamer, you’ll definitely be excited about this shop.
By the way, all the items are on sale, so you can also buy some as props for cosplay and stage!
Weird Spot 3 Gachapon Kaikan
The holy land of Gachapon. If you can’t find the Gachapon you’re looking for, come here first!
* Wide variety
* Over 430 Gachapon machines! Rare bargains?
There are a lot of stores in Akihabara area that have Gachapon, but you can’t miss this place (Gachapon Kaikan)!
Weird Spot 4 Unusual vending machines
The most famous vending machine in Akihabara is the ODEN CAN.
But there are also many other unique vending machines, so let’s take a look at them all!
Mysterious vending machine corner in Akihabara
* A mysterious document is written. The product is also a mystery.
Edible bug vending machine: MOG BUG
* Vending machine with edible bugs
* Wide variety of flavors
Pom juice vending machine
* The only vending machine for Ehime beverage, famous for its pom juice.
Rumor has it they are tasty?
Weird Spot 5 Batting center / Golf driving range
“What? There’s one in Akihabara?” Surprisingly, not many people know about it.
Batting center and golf driving range
* Hidden spot located on the roof of Yodobashi
Nowadays, otaku has started exercising,
so why not go to the batting center in AKIBA to work up a sweat?
Sometimes they do anime collaborations, so be sure to check if they’re collaborating with your favorite works!
Weird Spot 6 Hanabusa Inari Shrine, a hidden shrine
A shrine in a back alley
* It’s in a place you wouldn’t find if you were just walking around Akihabara.
Overseas, it’s called the Easter Egg*1 of AKIBA or something else.
If you know about this place, you’re already an Akiba CONNOISSEUR!
*1 What are Easter Eggs?
A generic term for hidden elements hidden by development staff in software such as games.
Akihabara, a town that changes with the times.
Is there an Akihabara you don’t know about?
For strolling, sightseeing, and making memories in Akihabara
it might be fun to tour each spot!
PR: Call for Ads on MITSUBA VISION
Call for Ads on MITSUBA VISION, a large digital signage in front of Akihabara station!