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Otome Road

3 Chome Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Sanctuary for otaku females

Guess more than 80% of visitors in this area are females from teens to adults. If you are Fujoshi... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Tokyo D
,
The Netherlands
Great for Ladies aka Fujoshi Street

Akiba for girls. Lot's of Yaoi (LGBT male anime characters). found a dakimakura pillow case of... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Showa96
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Chome Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Guess more than 80% of visitors in this area are females from teens to adults. If you are Fujoshi or you like Otome games and Handsome boy anime/manga characters, better to visit this area more than Akihabara or Nakano

Thank Tokyo D
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Akiba for girls. Lot's of Yaoi (LGBT male anime characters). found a dakimakura pillow case of Gestapo Chief Reinhard Heydrich, and lots of Himmler y Heydrich anime merchandise. Japanese have something for Nazi fujoshis.

1  Thank Showa96
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had heard of Otome Road and made a side note to visit it while renting an apartment in Ikebukuro, but we ended up stumbling upon in unawares one day because it is so centrally located, right behind Sunshine City. It is a strip of...More

Thank ngirage
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great to see a Akihabara dedicated to women. Great place to experience this subculture you could spend hours just browsing.

1  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Just about a few minutes walk from Sunshine City, Otome Road is a street filled with handsome anime characters on store fronts luring you to come in. Many otaku girls can be seen buying manga and figurines left and right. Many stores selling unique cosplay...More

1  Thank Tinichan
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

This Ikebukuro area is like a small bite of Akihabara, except for female geeks. I come here to buy certain kinds of manga, but there are cosplay costume stores and butler cafes in the area as well. There are a couple of rough online maps...More

Thank Geoviki
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

If you want to search for things related to cosplay costumes and merchandises from all Japanese animes, just go to Otome Road in Ikebukuro near Sunshine City. Various costumes for cosplay were available at several stores. I bought a cosplay costume at Acos.

Thank Paulus S
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