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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
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Female manga haven

Great to see a Akihabara dedicated to women. Great place to experience this subculture you could... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Karen T
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3 Chome Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This area tends to be geared towards girls, with shops showcasing their favourite boy anime stars and idols. But is also good for anyone who love anime. It's so fun to explore this area with lots of shops downstairs and upstairs.

Thank Pepper W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

this place is great !!! has anime plastered in the area!!also sunshine 60 city is near! check out that giant takoyaki ball too

Thank Markpuke13
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
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 maxhiroichifukumoto
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
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
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
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
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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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several
thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores
and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and
gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at
the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a
landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium,
planetarium, theme park as well as an observation
platform. The popular name for the western side of
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