The Akiba: A Manga Guide to Akihabara

The Akiba: A Manga Guide to Akihabara

Now, I have written about Akihabara many, many times here on xorsyst.com. Even though I have never been there before, I can probably name many of the stores there just by seeing the front door. You may want to check out my Google street view tour of Akihabara. So when...

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AKIBA Today site launches

As an American covering Japan, I depend on blogs and other websites that offer glimpses into daily Japan. I believe many people would be surprised to see how many blogs I have in Google reader in my quest to catch things off the radar that other Japan focused blogs miss....

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The Big Four of Akiba

The Big Four of Akiba

There’s a new group in Akihabara that have made the police step up their patrols since the crackdown officially started. Who are they? They call themselves the Big Four of Akiba, not to be confused with the F4 from Hana Yori Dango. These four men dress in Haruhi outfits, and...

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