-Jump into the world of old school video games in AkihabaraThe first stop of the Akihabara tour is a retro video game store that is considered as a treasure trove for game lovers, especially for those who grew up experiencing the rise of Japanese video game industry. -Get spell casted by cute Japanese maids in a special maid cafe.Speaking of Akihabara culture, a maid cafe is what you cannot miss out on while you're in Tokyo. In this tour we go to a popular maid cafe among locals where you can hang out with cute maids, get spells casted on your food, and take photos!-Enjoy a wide array of interactive Akihabara style entertainment such as cosplay, from a local's perspective.You can enjoy wandering around huge anime stores with hundreds of figures and cosplay goods.Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
Visit the locations that appear in a famous anime!This tour will take you around the Akihabara area, visiting locations that appear in the anime Love Live!. Love Live! is a story about a group of nine female high school students who start a band called "μ's" (muse) in hope of becoming idols. The anime has attracted extra attention due to the real-life formation of the band μ's by the voice actors from the show, who even made an appearance on national TV in 2016. In this tour, you will be taken to the locations that appear in the first, second, third and ninth episodes of the first season (not the locations from Love Live! Sunshine!!). Rewatch them before your tour date to make your experience even more special!
"It's my first time visiting Akihabara, but I have no idea how to have real experiences I saw in anime...""I really wanna have an Akiba experience but I'm running out of time...""There's something I wanna get, but have no idea how/where to buy..."For those who have such demands, I offer the tour that you can finish within 5 hours!After meeting at JR Akihabara station and a short introduction, we'll go around places.As a native Japanese Otaku, I'm sure that I can give you the right information related to Akihabara.Also, we'll go to a maid cafe that I recommend the most out of 10 kinds of maid cafes I experienced in Akihabara, which is not well-known but is a must-see in my opinion!I recommend you prepare some wishlists of what you're looking for/where you want to go, so I can arrange the tour as you'd like!
In Tokyo’s Akihabara Electric Town, you can experience the world of ‘otaku,’ a Japanese subculture that celebrates anime and manga (comics). Pose for a shoot in a ‘purikura’ photo booth, stop at shops hawking video games, and enjoy a drink with karaoke. You'll also get to order you choice of tea or coffee in one of the many playful maid cafés that line the busy streets.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like walking down a Japanese high street, surrounded by rows upon rows of anime shops and locals dressed in cosplay? You’re in luck! Washoku Club takes you to the heart of Tokyo’s Techno City to witness the world’s biggest and most extensive anime and manga centre. Here you’ll find Kawaii girls in cosplay, as well as countless stores selling manga, video games, cards, and collector's items. Skyscraper malls offer the best deals on electronic products and, to top it all off, this region offers some of the best culinary experiences in Tokyo. Make sure to book Akihabara Tour with The Washoku Club.
Also known as the cultural center for Otaku, Akihabara is a famous shopping district with an abundance of manga, anime, video games, maid cafes, and computer goods. Characters from popular manga and anime are plastered almost everywhere in this “animated” district of Tokyo. Here, travelers can get a first-hand experience of modern Japanese pop culture. Enjoy a live musical performance of anime songs performed by the lovely Akiba-ya Girls at a new cafe in Akihabara and enjoy gaming in a Japanese arcade!Join our Akihabara tour to learn more about Japanese so-called "Otaku" subculture and experience the Maid Cafè with the explanation of our guide!
Explore the Anime and Manga town of Akihabara with knowledgeable local guide. The guide will help you look for costumes for cosplaying, and take you around Manga book shops and souvenir shops in Akihabara. Local guide is very knowledgeable of Akihabara district so whatever your looking for he will help you find in Akihabara.
＊DETAILSEnjoy walking around Akihabara and Ueno areas with maid!A value trour taking a walk from Ueno to No. 1 electric town of Akihabara with maid. Enjoy nice meal in Ueno. In Akihabara, you will visit electric shops as well as anime shops. Also covered is the spirited creaters' spot. You are sure to find your favorites !
Otaku is a term for an anime or manga fanatic! Anime and manga fandoms are becoming international phenomenons, and we get to learn more about it on our Akihabara Tour. Starting at Akihabara, we learn how the district transitioned from being known for electronics post-WW2, and how it got the nickname 'Electric Town'. We'll get a deeper understanding of the Otaku culture and tie it back to contemporary Japanese culture. We might stop at a few shops or maybe even a Kanda shrine! •Familiarize ourselves with Otaku culture •Learn more about anime, manga and Japanese pop culture •Immerse yourselves in Japanese society