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Akihabara Shops 13
Akihabara Shops 13
On Thu 2014/01/09 21:52 JST
Places to visit in Japan
Its that time again to take a look at the latest and greatest trends in the holy land - Akihabara. But I'm a wee bit late posting this as these were taken before Christmas.
Today our visit includes Mandarake, Toranoana, Radio Kaikan, Kotobukiya, Sofmap, Tokyo Anime Center, Kimidore, Kanda Myojin Shrine, Animate and Comic Zin.
Akihabara looks great by day and night.
In Akihabara, you'll occasionally spot an itasha parked here and there. This one is plastered with girls from the eroge
- illustrated by Koku-sensei who has
also doodled our Mirai-chan
Sofmap on Chuo Dori Street.
Cuties from the eroge
by Frontwing - out on February 28th.
Eroge players may want to pick up these mousepads that include wrist support systems to prevent wrist breakage - because if wrist broke then cant play eroge properly.
looks interesting too.
Homu Homu oshiri mousepad
At Akihabara Mandarake.
Doujin Dakimakura brides - these are usually second hand but are supposedly unopened - are you brave enough to find out?
Anything here tickle your fancy?
Shonen Jump magazines - how many of you read these telephone book-thick manga?
Second hand dollfies waiting for adoption.
This 2nd hand DD Reimu up for
Hybrid Active Figures.
Optional body parts for Obitsu dolls.
1/6 scale Pureneemo Shimakaze doll
Speaking of which - very large presence of Kancolle doujinshi of late.
Rensouhou-chan in the festive mood.
Sofmap eroge floor.
Hikoukigumo no Mukougawa
More cuties from eroge
Koisuru Shoujo to Omoi no Kiseki
- will be released on February 28th.
Sofmap eroge corner's otaku x-mas tree...
Some eroge shikishi - some of these come as pre-order exclusives.
If its your first time visiting Akihabara, you may want to stop by
located at Akihabara UDX 2F where you'll find Akihabara tour maps and useful guidebooks to help you explore the area.
Nagi no Asukara
Tokyo Anime Center
Folks can also look forward to seeing loads of anime related goodies at TAC.
" - this store opened on December 7th and specializes in posters, wallscrolls and artbooks drawn by popular Japanese illustrators.
First floor filled with artbooks and magazines.
The second floor focuses on posters and wallscrolls with loads of cuties.
Visitors at Kimidore get these illustrated postcards for free.
Make sure you stop by at
- my most fave yakiniku place.
Kanda Myojin Shrine
- just a few minutes walk from Chuo-Dori. At the beginning of the year
it looks like this
Address as follows:
Motherboards and other parts for gaming PCs.
sisters - Window's official mascot characters.
Checking out some Logicool mouse - I currently use Logitech M950 on the left which works on glass. Table needs to be slightly dusty though.
Loads of hand-warming USB powered items out during this time of year - dolphin no like cold hands.
Personal 3D printer by
HD Remaster Final Fantasy X & X2
for PS Vita - just released on December 26th.
Figuarts Zero Sailor Moon figure
More Bandai goodies.
Figures - Goodsmile Company, Max Factory, Kotobukiya, Megahouse, Alter and more.
for PS Vita - illustrated by
who brought you Oreimo.
Moe gacha prizes - apparently, some ikemen drivers working for Sagawa Express are quite popular among ladies these days.
Ever wanted to make a figure out of your comrades or family? - Bandai's
has you covered. Only
Trading card games - loads of them.
Loads of new upcoming titles at Comic Zin.
magazine January edition featuring
Kill la Kill
Ore no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Lovecome o Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru
- or NouCome for short.
Bokuto Kanojo no Game Sensou
Some reference materials.
Morgiana scale figure by Megahouse
anime - just ended on December.
Fresh new batch of Tankobon - a collection of serialized manga stories in book-form.
Hozuki no Reitetsu
- anime begins on January 9th.
Kyoukai no Kanata
manga - how many of you enjoyed the anime?
How many of you are familiar with
Saint Young Men
Rilakkumas also in the festive mood.
Kuroko no Basket
Nisemonogatari Shinobu Oshino 1/8th scale figure
Leafa -Fairy Dance- 1/8th scale figure
Leviathan 1/8th scale figure
Kuroneko One Piece ver. 1/8th scale figure
Super Sonico Sweets & Bikini ver. non-scale figure
Super Sonico Cheer Girl ver. 1/6th scale figure
World of Tanks
Girls und Panzer
collaboration Christmas tree outside
Chuo-Dori at night.
Some illuminations spotted around Akihabara station - check out the
post for more LED spots around Tokyo.
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