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Get an insider tour of Japan’s pop culture mecca for anime, manga, maids and more! Internationally recognized experts on the area take you on an unforgettable, behind-the-scenes tour of the area. You’ll visit all the must-see shops, gain historical knowledge, cultural insights and learn insider jargon like otagei, moé, itasha and more.
-a CD with mp3 audio
-an area map
-a booklet of area photography
Simply transfer the MP3 audio program to any portable mp3 player, go to the starting point on the included map and press play.
Praise for the Tour
Akihabara is one of the world’s most densely intricate urban enclaves, and producer Max Hodges has assembled a crack team of uber-geeks from Japan and abroad to navigate its alleys and decode its mysteries. The audio guide is an illuminating portal into the neighborhood’s colorful history and vibrant currents of contemporary pizzaz.
-Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica
Patrick W. Galbraith reveals an Akihabara that even a long-term resident like me didn’t fully understand.
-Jean Snow, Editor-in-Chief snow-mag.com
About the Narrator
Patrick W. Galbraith is the author of “The Otaku Encyclopedia” and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Tokyo where he researches Akihabara and Otaku culture. He is a frequent contributor to Metropolis, Otaku USA Magazine and Otaku2.com
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