If you ever spent any time at all in a video game forum on the internet, you know about Akihabara. But if you’ve never actually been there, you can’t quite picture what it is.
Akihabara is basically the nerd district of Tokyo. You’ll find plenty of new and used electronics stores and video game shops. But you’ll also find arcades (filled mainly with claw crane machines, which are inexplicably popular in Japan), and various themed cafes like cat cafes, owl cafes, and maid cafes…
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