Anime and modern culture in Tokyo
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Akihabara, also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. In more recent years, Akihabara has gained recognition as the center of Japan’s otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops and establishments devoted to anime and manga are now dispersed among the electronic stores in the district. On Sundays afternoon, Chuo Dori, the main street through the district, is closed to car traffic.
Welcome to the first-ever official Pokémon Cafe.
Enjoy original cute sweets, meals and drinks in a stylish wooden room.
Shop and purchase some of the unique Pokémon goods. Share an unforgettable time surrounded by your favorite Pokémon!
Cat cafes (Neko Cafe) are a type of coffee shop where customers can play with cats that roam freely around the establishment. Cat cafes can be found in most major cities, they are often not located at street level but on higher floors in multi-story buildings and not always easy to find.
With pet ownership in the city difficult due to small living quarters, strict rental agreements and busy lifestyles, such cafes are popular with locals as well as overseas visitors who love the company of cats. Reservations are not typically required, although it may be prudent to call in advance at the more popular ones. Note that most places restrict entry to visitors above the age of 13.
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Jeff was born in a south suburb of Chicago named South Holland and lived in Japan for 14 years. He now lives in Commerce Township, Michigan with his wife Yoshimi, son Shota, and daughter Mina. He enjoys playing with his kids, volunteering with his daughter’s marching band, cycling and training & teaching Aikido.
Michiyo was born in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido Prefecture though currently lives in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture. Her main passions in life is traveling all around the world and enjoying their cultures.
Noriko was born in Nagoya. During her childhood she moved around Japan following her father’s office transfer. She especially liked her time in Shizuoka, facing Mt Fuji. She now lives in Minoo (in the suburb of Osaka). Noriko graduated from Hiroshima university. She’s been to Malaysia, Thailand and Europe (Germany and Bulgaria). Her hobbies are hiking, reading and surfing.
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