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    Saturday November 19, 2022
  • Animate Akihabara Doubles Up With Second Store and Cafe on December 9

    The first cafe collab will be with Akiba Maid War

    Not wanting to be outdone by its Ikebukuro counterpart, Animate's Akihabara store has also been undergoing a revamp but not to its already existing store, but to a second store which is set to open on December 9. All the details are after the jump!

  • Monday September 26, 2022
  • Akihabara’s Most Recognizable Arcade Closes Down

    It was recently rebranded from a SEGA arcade to GiGO

    For many who travel all the way to Akihabara, one of the first places you see coming out of the JR train station Electric Town gate is the arcade. But that is no more as the recognizable has closed its doors for the last night. Read on for more.

  • Friday September 2, 2022
  • EVENT: Akihabara's District-Wide Celebration Is a Stark Reminder of Town's Thriving Past

    The Akibayabai event was held from August 12-21

    Over a few weeks in August, an event named Akibayabai was scheduled to take over Electric Town for the first time. Billed as the world's largest pop culture event, it only brought to the surface the flaws that have troubled Akibahara over the past few years. Read the event report after the jump.

  • Sunday July 31, 2022
  • Haruhi Illustrator Noiji Ito's Shakugan no Shana Art Exhibition to be Held in Akihabara

    You can see the creative process of a single illustration at a glance

    VISION8, a Tokyo-based company that plans and produces exhibitions and events, will hold "Noiji Ito Exhibition: Shakugan no Shana ARTWORKS" at [email protected] ATOM in Akihabara, Tokyo, from August 16 to October 2, 2022. This event will feature selected illustrations from Shakugan no Shana, her first illustration work for a light novel series. Hit the jump for more details!

  • Friday June 24, 2022
  • Digital Monsters Franchise Plans Its 25th Anniversary Exhibition Event "Digimon Museum" in Akihabara

    The latest CG images of the "DIGIMON PROJECT" series will be shown for the first time

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Digital Monsters/Digimon franchise, which was born as an LCD toy in 1997, Bandai will hold an exhibition event "Digital Monsters 25th Anniversary Exhibition - Digimon Museum" at Bellesalle Akihabara on July 29-31, 2022. Hit the jump for more information!

  • Friday April 22, 2022
  • Shikimori Herself Hijacks Akihabara in Biggest One Character Takeover in History

    Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie streams weekly here on Crunchyroll

    Akihabara isn't averse to anime collaborations, with the area of Tokyo regularly being displayed on buildings and posters, but this season's Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie just announced the biggest one-character takeover of Akiba ever. Read on to find out more!