Tag: akihabara

Scrutinized by police in Shibuya

The dreaded day I feared has arrived. I was stopped, searched, probed and embarrassed in a crowded Shibuya 50 metres from the Hachiko statue with...

10 things I miss about Japan

While visiting Japan I did my best to immerse myself for the few weeks I was there, experiencing a little of everything and enjoying most...

Latest AKB48 member is Computer Generated

I’m not big on Japanese Idols, Japanese music or even the local entertainment scene but my usual surfing of Japan related news unearthed something that caught my...

Pedestrian Zone in Akihabara to Reopen

Akihabara is a sacred place for otaku and technophiles. Massive department stores stocked with electronics, maid cafes, street performances, video game stores, dozens of shops offering anime...