Electoric Town Area
This is the first area you will see when you come out of the Electric Town Gate of Akihabara.
The most famous shops in this area are Gamers, Radio Kaikan, and Radio Center.
It’s a very exciting place, so just walking through it will be interesting!
Radio Kaikan is a large commercial building with 10 floors.
When it was founded in 1950, it housed specialty stores that dealt in “radio parts,” which was a general term for electronic parts such as audio parts and radio parts.
As for categories, there are many stores selling dolls, figures, electronics, audio, and cards.
There are also convenience stores and souvenir stores on the first floor.
There are also a lot of stores that sell Magic the Gathering cards, and many of them have prices that are way beyond your expectations.
On the first floor, on the main street side, there is a store called Munger Art, which is an interesting place.
Business hours: 10:00 – 20:00 B1F Hours
(Restaurant :Ginza Lion) : 12:00-22:00 (until 21:00 on Sundays and holidays)
Location 1-15-16 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Parking available (40 spaces) 300 yen/20 minutes
Maximum charge: 1800 yen (weekdays) 2000 yen (holidays)
Gamers is an “anime, game, and character goods specialty store” with 16 stores throughout Japan and an online store.
We sell a variety of products including character goods, CDs, Blu-ray, DVDs, comics, magazines, photo books, games, figures, art books, etc.
We sell a wide variety of products.
We also offer Gamers’ original “special offers,” as well as events planned by voice actors, artists, and writers.
We also hold many events (pop-up stores) such as voice actors’, artists’ and writers’ events and exhibitions.
By Gamers Official Site
We often buy anime goods from Gamers.
Because the “Special offer” are so attractive!
Many of them are postcards, bromides, message papers, etc.
They are so attractive that they can be a major factor in making the decision to purchase.
For more information, click here (you will be redirected to the official website)
Business hours: 11:00～21:00
Location: Takarada Chuodori Building, 14-7, Sotokanda 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
This is a collection of electronic parts stores that opened in 1949.
Many radio-related parts are sold here.
Nowadays, there are also stores related to animation, but it is very interesting to see so many electronic parts being sold in a narrow alley.
If you are into assembling or fixing electronic devices yourself, you should definitely go shopping.
Business hours: Depends on the store
Location 1-14-2 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo