akihabara Archive

Variety Store ”Ippin-Dō” Re-opening!

Akihabara´s Famous Variety Store ”Ippin-Dō” (right under Military Shop “ECHIGOYA”) is under construction and will be closed from Friday, June 5th until its Re-open on June 30th ! After the store´s renovation, customers will be offered a new …

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Caligari – Not Your Typical Curry Spot

Caligari  isn’t your typical curry spot. Then again, Akihabara isn’t your typical destination. This Akiba-style curry restaurant works to sell Akiba culture—along with some banging curry for your buck. Exterior — Retro gaming … curry? Caligari  has lunch hours from …

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Yummy PABLO Cheese Tarts opening Near AKIBA Station

PABLO (パブロ), which is specialized in “freshly baked cheese tarts” and “seasonal cheese tart specialities”, has opened a store a 30 second walk from the JR and Tsukuba Express main exit (中央改札口) on Wednesday, May 27th. You can …

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Kirin Beer Event in AKIBA aiming for a Guinness Record!

As a promotion event for Kirin Beer´s “Kirin Nodogoshi Nama” (キリン のどごし<生>) brand, Kirin plans a giant “Nagashi Sômen“ (flowing noodles) track/table (巨大流しそうめん台). For all of you who don´t know anything about that (just like me), here´s your …

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Akihabara JR Station – Getting Fancy “Platform Doors”

The Platform Doors´ main purpose is to prevent passengers from falling on the tracks, or having accidental contact with the train. In 2010, Ebisu Station (恵比寿駅) was the first Station on the Yamanote Line to have Platform Doors …

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