Akihabara station always provides me with a great light for some nice platform shots !
Signs at in the escalators of the JR Station in Akihabara : watch out for upskirting !
Just for fun, a few shots with a Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM Fisheye at Yodobashi. In order of appearance : 8mm, 9mm and 10mm. Note that the lens was dirty, covered with a thick layer of fingerprints…
5 years ago there were hardly any. Now in Akihabara, you would have a hard time not noticing them : the maid cafés !
A peaceful walk in Akihabara disturbed by two horrific sights only 100m apart : a giant poster of AKB48, and then Céline Dion. Too much in a row for a day !
On a sunny day, nothing quite like JR Akihabara station for some nice platform shots :)
Another attempt to increase my stock photography collection ;-)
Some wild hair moves on a JR platform in Akihabara !
Cake shopping in Akihabara.
Some arrows on the floor of JR Station in Akihabara.
Two photos taken right after getting off the train in Akihabara : quite like them :)
Another addition to my soon-to-become-famous photographic series on the back of japanese ladies.
My favourite shot of the weekend : people waiting for the train in Akihabara.
Akihabara station, late at night, waiting for Sobu-sen.
Intelligent vending machine, which looks at your face and suggests some drinks accordingly. Shot in Akihabara Station on January 2011 – now most of them are switched off to save electricity.
Fancy some large Japanese Breasts to rest your wrist ? Then go to Akihabara, they sell mouse pads just like that ! PS : with such an appealing title, I should be hitting the 1000 views pretty quickly ;-)
2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan in Akihabara. Beautiful renovation of what lies below the Yamanote Line, north of Akihabara. Thank you Ray for the tip :-)
Gundam Café in Akihabara. Did not have a chance to try (I refuse to queue for food) so only took a photo of the sign ! Well, you can always check their Official Website :p
@ Akihabara station in Tokyo
I should add those to my Japanese Trains gallery.
Gashapon also referred to as "capsule toy", is a Japanese onomatopoeia, made up of two sounds: "gasha" for the turning of a crank on a toy vending machine, and "pon" for the sound of the toy capsule dropping into the receptacle. It is used to describe both the machines themselves, and any toy obtained from ...