From multi-storied computer stores to anime-themed cafes, Akihabara is Tokyo's thriving epicentre for electronic goods and otaku (geek) culture alike.
Highly ritualistic and more athletic than initial appearances may imply, sumo is a stunning, charged spectacle that you cannot miss if you are in Tokyo at tournament time.
After it has been fished from the sea and before it turns up on a sashimi platter, most of Tokyo’s seafood transits through the market where acres of fish and fish products pass hands.
Visit the neighbourhood whose name has become synonymous with images of kids dressed up in outrageous fashions. It is a creative reaction against the rigidity of Japanese society.
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