Akihabara – also called Electric Town – is a city quarter of Tōkyō, Japan. Many tourists get here because of the special atmosphere created by shops for electronic devices, selling freaky gadgets in addition the ordinary stuff.
You can find stores for videogames like the vast Sega World, manga bookshops and cosplay coffeebars. Often people in costumes imitating anime characters are walking around here. A crazy place!