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On the origins of the name Akihabara

Akihabara as many people in Japan know was originally the home for buying electronic goods in the Tokyo area. It still holds that reputation however the Anime Otaku crowd have changed the face of Akihabara to also accomodate their needs and desires.

One thing that is interesting is the origin of place name Akihabara. A friend of mine has an excellent post here

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