Lazy Sunday in Akihabara

Posted in Otaku on 30 July, 2012 (02:54)

Lazy Sunday in Akihabara
As well as my Yamanote full loop yesterday, I also had a great time strolling around my spiritual home!

Sunday is a great day to visit Akiba, as the main street is closed to vehicles from 1pm to 6pm(5pm Oct – Mar).

Lazy Sunday in Akihabara
Lazy Sunday in Akihabara
Lazy Sunday in Akihabara
Headed over to Super Potato for some retro gaming goodness!

Super Potato
Super Potato
Arcade time for a bit of Gyrozetter, Gundam Extreme Vs and Senjo no Kizuna!

Senjo no Kizuna pods
Replay on the Pilot Terminal screen, you’ll see I’m not even slightly pointing in the right direction to hit that Zaku, I got there in the end though but my meister skills need work 🙂

Senjo no Kizuna replay
NHK have this little area set up to showcase “Super Hi-Vision” and will be showing events from the London 2012 Olympics

NHK "Super Hi-Vision"
Today though, it was a documentary on the construction of Tokyo Sky tree, still very interesting.

Documentary on the construction of Tokyo Sky tree
Another retro gaming store.

Another retro gaming store.
Asobit City for Gunpla browsing!

Asobit City
Justice Gundam is the latest Real-Grade release, came out on the 28th.

Gunpla releases
Completed Gunpla on display.

Completed Gunpla on display.
Modified M1 Astray kits, there were lots of these – really impressive work!

Modified M1 Astray kits
Game card trading shop in the Yellow Submarine building, where I’ll be trading in my Gyrozetter doubles!

Game card trading shop in the Yellow Submarine building,
Akiba_Square in the UDX building, there was an event on, but it was ticket only.

Akiba_Square in the UDX building
Gundam Cafe, might be going here on my birthday 🙂

Gundam Cafe
Gundam Cafe
And of course, Yodobashi Camera, played around with a massive Wacom screen/tablet I will never be able to afford.

Yodobashi Camera
That was my lazy Sunday in Akiba, I didn’t really buy anything, but I still had an awesome time!

Lazy Sunday in Akihabara

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