Techno Dabbler

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September 2010

Visiting Akihabara

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Travel, Japan, Akihabara

Akihabara is often describes as an anime lovers’ and gamers’ paradise. Every year, thousands of foreigners will visit this district, in the hopes of finding that cheap/rare find that they can’t find on the Internet. However, to properly explore Akihabara, you must first understand it. The first time I visited Akihabara, I was severely disappointed. Too much hype I told myself. After all, there were barely 8-9 shops…