Before falling into fashion I had studied and worked in Animation and film and always dreamt of moving to Japan to work in a big animation studio for Anime and video games. As a big lover of all things anime and Japanese culture, the number one destination is Akihabara (also known as Electric Town). This district of Tokyo dedicates it’s streets to those who live a big kid type of life. And in some parts of me, that resonates. From watching those old school classics such as Akira to playing epic role-playing games such as Final Fantasy VII, it’s always been a big part of my life… and my personality.
Spanning the whole stretch of road up to Ueno, Akihabara houses all types of strange discoveries if you’re willing to look both upwards and downwards. I spent a lot of time here for sheer nostalgia and felt like i had regained memories of my teen years all in one day. Hidden in between arcades and electric megastores are many stores selling collectibles, retro games,