Tokyo Realtime: Akihabara Audio Guided Walking Tour

Product Description

TOKYO REALTIME is a series of audio guided walking tours through Tokyo’s most interesting neighborhoods. The tours interweave narration and interviews within a soundscape of on-site recordings to deliver a seamless mix of cultural insight, narrative elements and navigation within real world spaces.

TOKYO'S ELECTRIC TOWN, Akihabara, is Japan's subculture hotspot for anime, manga, games and figures which attracts hardcore fans - and curious visitors - from all over the world. Internationally recognized experts on the area take you on an unforgettable, behind-the-scenes tour of the area. You'll visit all the must-see shops, gain historial knowledge, cultural insights and learn insider jargon like otagei, moé, itasha and more.

Akibatteru, the monthly video report that focuses on Japanese pop-culture, recently featured this tour. Jump to 3:16.


This product includes: mp3 CD, 20-page photobook of area photography, waterproof map and attractively designed full-color package.

Please note, the tour takes visitor inside Toranoana, a shop which has material of a sexual nature on display.

Visit the TOKYO REALTIME homepage for additional details.

Also available is a low-cost DOWNLOADABLE version of the tour with mp3 audio file printable area map in PDF format (but we recommend the physical product).

Visit the TOKYO REALTIME homepage for additional details.

ISBN/UPC: 9780974869490
VENDOR: White Rabbit Press
US$2.50 US$18.00

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