The Top-10

Top 5 Anime, Comic, and Gaming Culture in Tokyo - 2023

Updated Sep 2023
  • No.1


    1,645 Reviews
    3.6km from downtown
    "Japan What are the must-visit shopping in Akihabara, Tokyo? Tokyo Akihabara has been regarded as a paradise and a holy place for the Odaiba people, plus the famous overseas Akihabara Electric Street, which attracts a large number of passengers from around the world to pilgrimage to Akihabara every year. KKday has sorted out the most complete Akihabara free travel guide, from the must-buy Akihabara attractions, Food restaurant to Akihabara transportation guide and other information once master, when you come to Tokyo must put Akihabara into your travel itinerary!"
    Highlights: Famous for its many electronics shops, Akihabara is an area located in central Tokyo’s Chiyoda ward. Tourists flock here in search of bargains from top-shelf electronics manufacturers. More recently, Akihabara has emerged as the center of Japan’s vast anime and manga culture. Visitors today will notice an atmosphere catering to these tastes. Stores are filled with anime and manga icons, cosplayers line the sidewalks distributing advertisements for cafes and products. The result is a mecca for electronics-fascinated youth culture. Walking through Akihabara, it’s possible to imagine oneself as having entered some new digital reality.
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  • No.2

    Unicorn Gundam Statue

    199 Reviews
    5.3km from downtown
    "The outdoor activity square on the south side of the Odaiba shopping plaza, 18 meters high RX-78-2 Gundam standing statue was erected in 2012; in March 2017, the taller RX-0 Gundam standing statue was replaced and the four sides were watched. 1:1 equal version of mobile warriors up to unicorn standing statue, height 19.7 meters, weight 49 tons, more than 50 luminous parts. The top unicorn is high, there are four performances during the day, the switch between the unicorn and the destroyer mode, you can watch the pattern change of the face, the opening and closing of the horn, the activities of the shoulder, waist and knees, etc., lifelike; Turn on the light mode at night, switch mode every half an hour, play up to theme songs, project anime clips, and leave the light and film fans. For more than 10 years, there are many weak-crowned teenagers in the square and in front of the statue, and how many uncles of knowledge remember youth."
    Highlights: Tokyo Odaiba is undoubtedly a mecca for Gundam fans to go crazy: there is a unicorn model standing here, and it is very cool! In addition to this huge focus, there is also the "Gundam Front Tokyo" exhibition area on the 7th floor of the shopping plaza, which attracts many anime fans. The Gundam cafe and souvenir shop inside are also popular check-in spots not to be missed.
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  • No.3

    Tokyo Anime Center

    36 Reviews
    3.6km from downtown
    "Tokyo Anime Center is famous and loved by children in the world, and the products inside are very distinctive. There are also various hand-made comics, games, models, etc. Friends who like anime can come and see."
    Highlights: Tokyo Animation Center is located in Shinjuku DNP Plaza B1. Various ACG-related exhibitions and events are often held here. There are also many temporary special ACG stores opened here, which is an indispensable place to experience otaku culture.
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  • No.4

    Animate Ikebukuro

    8 Reviews
    8km from downtown
    "Every time I go to Japan, I have a store. There are branches in the country. The main store is in Ikebukuro. This is also the paradise of the rotten woman. Shinjuku and Akihabara have many surrounding main stores. There are also the most twisted eggs here. The rotten woman must come to the main store, otherwise you will regret it. The picture is all around and comics that I have worked hard to move back from the store."
  • No.5

    Ghibli Museum

    796 Reviews
    17.8km from downtown
    "Ghibli's sacred place that you must visit if you like Ghibli! Photography is prohibited inside the building, but there are several places where you can take pictures outside."
    Highlights: Located in a western portion of Tokyo, the Ghibli Museum is dedicated to showcasing the work of the Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli. Designed by Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, the museum is heavily influenced by European architectural styles. Miyazaki used film storyboards to sketch out a plan inspired by locations such as the hilltop village of Calcata in Italy. Full of everything related to Ghibli animations, visitors can not only take a look at the animation buildings, they can also see original Ghibli works and other animation materials. The museum’s souvenir shop and themed restaurant are also very popular.
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