Its that time where we go walkies around the holy land - Akihabara in Tokyo!
Get off at Akihabara station on the JR Yamanote line to place yourself instantly in the center of Japanese Pop Culture.
Places visited today includes Radio Kaikan, Mulan, Kotobukiya, Sega, Sofmap, Akiba Cultures Zone, Animate, Toranoana, Gamers and other small otaku stores in the back alleyways.
First up is Mulan - the entire building is dedicated to new and second-hand otaku goodies.
Remember that "the accounts become every each floor."
Basement floor stocked with second hand prize figures - most of the ichiban kuji and game center variety.
Dakimakura brides mean no more ronery nights.
If you looking for a rare figure then it may just be here.
Eroge (Visual Novels) and more.
View of Chuo-dori from Radio Kaikan.
If you can't be bothered with buying an entire Nendoroid for certain parts (or you lost some) then you can opt for second-hand shops like these which have a load of Nendoroid accessories, face plates, hair parts and wot not.
Vocaloid Nendoroid puchis.
Azone's Picco Neemo brand.
Variety of wigs in all styles and colors.
An example of how ecchi figures are censored in Akihabara.
Anime billboards up above Gamers.
Akihabara by night outside Club Sega.
Some doodles by Miku fans celebrating her 7th anniversary.
The revamped eroge corner at Sofmap - full of cuties.
Akiba Cultures Zone's dakimakura corner.
Its been a long Winter and is still chilly.
Loads more Kancolle goodies at Kotobukiya on the 3rd floor.
Kancolle 12.7cm Rensouhou prize plushie.
Kancolle Inazuma keyholders.
Kancolle Yudachi and Wo-class posters.
Do you prefer posters or tapestries?
Illustration paperboards (called Shikishi) each signed by their sensei. How many of you keep boards like these in your collection?
View of Chuo-dori and its ever-changing anime billboards.
Microsoft Surface Pro 2. I used Windows many moons before switching to Mac. Been a Mac user for 10 years now.
These days I've lost touch of what Windows is doing and can't tell the difference between their desktop and tablet products anymore ^^;
Its like Windows is being branded as a tablet enabled OS but they have a separate tablet based OS? @.@
We do have Windows in the office through which we use for QA of the websites we build and some 3D work.
Stacks of the latest anime magazines - Newtype, Nyantype, Animedia and Magazine.
Fresh batch of new figurines.
And rows of nendoroids.
"Please buy me!!"
Evangelion themed paper holders.
And as with many eroge, Jyukishi also comes with the loli's too.
Dakimakura covers from the previous Winter Comiket.
The Kotobukiya Akihabara store filled to the brim with latest anime goodies.
Ghibli Mononoke-hime Kodama charmstone balls.
Caption this image.
Japanese traditional and animu masks.
Love Live itasha spotted outside Akiba Cultures Zone.
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