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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!