Akihabara Electric Town
Akihabara Electric Town, the world's mecca of Japanese anime and manga, is packed with people every day. This energetic city, which began as a black market after World War II and is now lined with a variety of buildings and stores, is transforming and evolving more and more with the recent redevelopment of stylish high-rise buildings. You can always find something new to discover by wandering around with your own interests in the chaos of the electronics district, a mix of old and new.
Akihabara is known as one of Japan's leading electronics shopping districts, and is constantly undergoing a dizzying array of changes as a center for pop culture, from maniacal stores selling PC-related and other electronic components, to specialty stores selling anime and games, figures and trading cards, maid cafes, and idol theaters. It has become a major tourist destination that attracts people from all over the world.