An Interview with Band-Maid
Since the launch of their music video 'Thrill' in late 2014, Band-Maid have been turning heads with their heavy sound and the inevitable reaction, 'Are these cute girls really playing?'
16 Authentic 'Japan' Experiences around Tokyo
How do you get an 'authentic Japan' experience in the Tokyo area? It depends on what you mean by 'authentic,' and what you mean by 'Japan!' Here are 16 'real Japan' options around Tokyo, running the gamut from the very old to the very new!
A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour
Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!
Bask in the Cuteness Overload of @home cafe
You only live once, so you might as well go to a maid cafe at least once too. At @home cafe, surround yourself with cute maids in cute outfits, serving you cute food in a cute manner. Did we mention it's all so very cute!
A Quick Guide to the East Tokyo Neighborhoods
With 23 central city wards and multiple towns and villages west of the city center under a singular administration, it will take a while before you can call yourself a 'Tokyo Guru.' For a start, let us take you across the eastern neighborhoods!
5 Next-level Maid Cafés
Warrior maids, gaming maids, toy maids, magical maids and massage maids await!
Follow Me Around Cool Japan
Follow Abi pop during her journey in Tokyo's kawaii spots.
Getting Started with Maid Cafés
Maid cafés have been around since the early 2000s, but if it’s your first time, you may want to know what’s in store before heading over.
Get Schooled in Anime and Idols
Interested in learning the ropes of managing a maid cafe or producing your own anime? Then perhaps you should enroll in Akiba Business World at Tokyo School of Anime.