Tokyo Otaku Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Otaku (also known as “geek culture”) is a phrase used to describe an avid fan of anime, manga and cosplay – gaming, electronics, animation characters, you name it. But in Japan, otaku is celebrated and enjoyed across all age groups! Your host will show you neighborhoods like Akihabara, the mothership of anime culture and many other spots that’ll have your inner geek doing somersaults of joy!

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Tokyo, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Otaku (also known as “geek culture”) is a phrase used to describe an avid fan of anime, manga and cosplay – gaming, electronics, animation characters, you name it. But in Japan, otaku is celebrated and enjoyed across all age groups! Your host will show you neighborhoods like Akihabara, the mothership of anime culture and many other spots that’ll have your inner geek doing somersaults of joy!

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Tokyo, Japan

Join this personalised experience and your host will create an itinerary for you based on what you would like to do. You won’t have time to see everything, so here are some ideas: Get ready to geek out in Akihabara, Tokyo’s pop-culture paradise of anime, tech and total obsession. Discover the crazy world of otaku, or ‘geek’ culture, and immerse yourself in all things pop-culture.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Akihabara, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0006, Japan

Explore the weird and wonderful world of otaku – the so-called ‘geek culture’ of gaming superfans – in Akihabara, the district famed for it. Your host’s insight into otaku is essential if you have a hope of deciphering its many subcultures, trends, and hotspots! You could discover Mandrake, an eight-floor archive of collectibles and comics, or if you’re more intrigued by Japan’s gadgets and gizmos, you might prefer Yodobashi Camera.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Nakano, Nakano, Nakano, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Join a local host and explore Tokyo’s otaku culture hotspots, including Akihabara and Nakano Broadway.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Akihabara, Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

Stock up on all the anime, cartoon and video game souvenirs you could ever want at an otaku mall.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Chuo-dori St., Chuo-dori St, 1-chōme-13 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

After you take a stroll along Chuo Dori, Akihabara’s main street that branches off into a labyrinth of stores overflowing with grinning geeks, your host will lead you to Nakano Broadway, a manga megastore that epitomizes Tokyo’s craziest obsessions. With your host by your side, you’ll overcome the chaos and witness this unique wonderland at its best.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Cheese Hedgehog Cafe, Japan, 〒101-0021 Tokyo, Chiyoda City, Sotokanda, 4-chōme−4−3, Ogiso Bldg, 2F

Visit a totally unique pet cafe like a snake, owl or hedgehog cafe, or experience one of Tokyo’s famous maid cafes

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Manga Kissa Geragera Ikebukuro Seibu mouth shop, 1-chōme-20-9 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo 171-0022, Japan

Explore Tokyo’s indie anime, manga stores and quirkily themed bars
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Maidreamin Akihabara Honten, 3-chōme-16-17 Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan

Ask your host about niche Japanese sub-cultures, and visit the places where you can experience them

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Chiyoda, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Discover the true meaning of kawaii (cute) at AKB48 Cafe, a sweet treat paradise dedicated to Akihabara’s favorite J-Pop girl group, or grab a bite at a maid cafe, where costumed waitresses will treat you like royalty before you check out Nakano Broadway, Tokyo’s mecca to anything and everything anime!
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Yodobashi Camera Shinjuku West Main Store, 1-chōme-11-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

Sift through stores stocking everything from games to costumes and even quirky electronics.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.