How to Get the Maximum out of Shopping at Uniqlo!

Uniqlo doesn’t really need to be introduced anymore. The clothing retailer went from a Japan only store for most of its existence to violently expanding worldwide with a presence today in 19 different countries. There’s a chance you already shop quite regularly at Uniqlo, but if you do not, we’re here to tell you all … Read more

Japanese Street Fashion Trends 2019

What to Wear: The Best Japanese Street Fashion Trends From 2019!

In our previous article – The Most Influential Japanese Fashion Brands you Need to Know – we mention how big a market Japan is when it comes to fashion. But beyond that, it is also a major source of inspiration for fashion brands. When it comes to street fashion, especially, since it allows a lot … Read more

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Restaurants You Should Check Out in Akihabara

The Akihabara (秋葉原) Electric Town is famous for being the capital for video games, anime, manga, and all things otaku. Akihabara is often where tourists make their first stop in the Japanese capital, whether on a sacred pilgrimage to the holy land of their beloved otaku subculture, or simply for the sights one can only … Read more

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Electronic Stores in Akihabara: a Guide to Yodobashi Camera

Akihabara(=秋葉原) has a long history as the center of electronics in Tokyo. After World War II, Tokyo saw a boom in black markets, as residents struggled for money. One of of the black markets in Akihabara, a student started a popular handmade radio equipment shop. The popularity of his shop drew others who started dealing … Read more

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The Ultimate Guide to The Best Anime and Otaku Stores in Akihabara

While Akihabara is not geographically large, it contains a frightening amount of tightly spaced, multi-storied shops. Because of the multitudes of shops, and the chaos surrounding them, it can be very hard to shop effectively, and very easy to get lost. If you’re planning on going to the Akihabara Electric Town to buy anime-related goods, … Read more