Animate Akihabara


Animate Akihabara

One of Japan's biggest anime specialty shops. Loaded with DVDs, comics and original goods you can't get anywhere else.

The Akihabara branch of of one of Japan's biggest total anime/comic shop chains, Animate. It is located along Chuo-dori in Akihabara Electric Town. The first to seventh floors of this 8-storey building are sales floors, displaying various goods ranging from DVDs and Blu-rays of TV anime series, to comic books, figurines, and anime song CDs. There is a collection of tickets and souvenir goods on the first floor and an event space on the seventh floor. In addition, there are original goods and cosplay items found only at Animate, making it a place where you can thoroughly enjoy the world of anime. Various credit cards and China UnionPay cards can be used, making it convenient for foreign tourists to shop. It is a 4-minute walk from the Electric Town Exit of JR Akihabara Station.


  • Address

    4-3-2, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0021

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  • Nearest Station
    Akihabara Station
    ・ JR Sobu Main Line
    ・ JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
    ・ JR Yamanote Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
    ・ Tsukuba Express
    Electric Town Exit (North Side)
    4 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Every day 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Closed