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Going Japan? Top 5 Places to visit for Anime Figures in Akihabara, Tokyo – Part 1.

Akihabara – is it the dream of every Figure Collector to be in the home and world of anime series?

Akihabara, Tokyo

Worked hard and saved up some moolah for a week’s trip to Japan? Are you thinking to yourself – “I must visit all the anime stores and buy some collectibles back”. That’s right, I had this thought 6 months into my full-time work and told myself it is a good time to take a break. Akihabara is famed for being known as the electric town as it sells a lot of electronic goods. Over time, it became the place to go to for pop-culture and anime-culture consumer goods.

I went to Tokyo from 22nd March 2019 and 6th April 2019. It was a total period of 14 days, excluding flight time that has transfers at Bangkok, Thailand. Tokyo was just one of the places I went – I did travel out to nature area and popular tourist places too.

I will share with you the top 5 places to visit to purchase your favorite character and anime merchandise in Akihabara. For reading ease, I will be splitting my list up. Finding these places can be difficult but do not worry as they are all listed on Google Maps. Do Google the names and save/bookmark the places to your favorites!

  1. Animate
  2. Surugaya
  3. Mandrake
  4. Sofmap
  5. Akiba Culture Zone
Continue reading Going Japan? Top 5 Places to visit for Anime Figures in Akihabara, Tokyo – Part 1.