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Experience the Charm of Shopping at the Akiba Culture Zone!

The Akiba Culture Zone is easy to access. It is just a 4-minute walk from the Denkigai exit of Jr Akihabara Station(秋葉原駅). It is Immediately evident because there is a big sign on the front of the building. The Akiba Culture Zone.is made up of 3 sections. The
Akiba Culture Theater where idols and actors perform live on stage on the 1st-floor basement, 13 “Animate” stores located on floors 1-5 and the concept Cafe “Akiharbara Backstage Pass” on the 6th floor.


Explore this popular Animate shop!!

“Animate” is animation shop that has more than 100 stores located across the country. They sell videos, music, comics and game-related items, as well as their own original goods. Their Akiba Culture Zone store is a popular new store specializing in anime items. Please check at the Animate store and its home page to see what goods are available.

Women love the Akiba Culture Zone!

Akiba Culture Zone contains one of the most popular shops for women, “Johnny’s.” It is a second-hand shop selling J-pop idol goods. It is a good place to get official idol merchandise that is otherwise difficult to find. You can purchase idol character wigs costume, cosmetics, and create a whole “idol body” transformation.

Visitors can be Idol producers!

Akihabara Backstage Pass Café has a stage show created by Tsunku and Chiyomaru Shikura. It is where the Idol wannabe girls can perform. The visitors to the café vote for their favorite wannabe Idol performers and those who are chosen get the opportunity to perform on TV and on CDs. In other words, the cafe visitors act as producers. You can help make a dream come true and create an Idol of the future?