Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Akihabara

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Akihabara Electronics District is a major shopping area selling every tehcnological gadget including computers, cell phones, camera and even any shot of old and new video games.

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Tiny and small shops along narrow alleys line selling hundreds of electronics components.

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In Malaysia, Bravia is a Sony brand used to market its high-definition LCD televisions, projection TVs and front projectors. But in Japanese market, Bravia is their mobile phones.

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I noticed that most of the Japanese used this type of mobile phone instead of iPhone. Seriously...

Besides its a center for electronic devices, this area is is also known as the "Gamer's Mecca". Akihabara has a great number of specialty hobbyist stores, ranging from anime, manga and collectible otaku goods.

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Akihabara is also perhaps the last stronghold in the world for classic arcade gaming.

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According to research, Akihabara even famed for maid cafe - a typical cosplay themed restaurant where waitresses dressed as French maids serve the guests which they called as master with tea and cakes.

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Kawaii gal dressed up in maid costume to promote their cafe.

So many things to see and sights in Akihabara. But too bad, Nicole and I didn't spend much time here. confused

How to get there:
Akihabara Station is a busy station served by the JR Yamanote Line, JR Keihin-Tohoku Lline, JR Sobu Line, the Tsukuba Express and the Hibiya Subway Line.

2 comments:

  1. Electronic gadgets trend is also in Malaysia, try seeing at the digital malls, don't know which one to buy.

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  2. Wish will be coming there one day. Love to see so many kind of that eletronic gadget. Is it cheap over there compare to Malaysia.

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