Dennis A. Amith

A Lifestyle, Personal Style and Travel Blog

The One about Book Town – Jimbocho (Tokyo)

Every morning in Jimbocho (a neighborhood of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan), you will see many of the used-book stores put their books out for sale. The location is where the prestigious Tokyo Book Binding Club and Literature Preservation Society is located, also the location of Shonen Jump’s Shueisha, as well as five major universities (Nihon, Senshu, Meiji, Hosei and Juntendo). While Jinbocho (or Jimbocho) is named after samurai, Jinbo Nagaharu in the 17th century. Unfortunately, there […]

The One about AKB48 Cafe & Shop in Akihabara (Tokyo)

AKB48, the idol group that began in Akihabara is one of the most successful idol pop groups in Japan. Since 2012, nearly every CD single released, has achieved over a million copies sold. Fans buying dozens to hundreds of CD singles for voting tickets, handshake tickets or two-shot tickets. And while only so many people can watch the group perform at their theater in Don Quijote. But to continue their communication with fans, the AKB48 […]

The One about Tower Records Cafe in Shibuya (Tokyo)

For 20 years, Tower Records in Shibuya has been one of the goto music locations in Tokyo. While the days of purchasing music at Tower Records in America is no longer, in Japan, many continue to purchase CD’s and albums thanks to many live performances where artists get the opportunity to perform in front of their fans or the music labels have found ways to attract music listeners to purchase a CD and get something […]

The One about Gundam Cafe in Akihabara

For Mobile Suit Gundam fans who are visiting Tokyo for the first time, many are excited to try out Gundam Cafe. Located in Akihabara, next door to the AKB48 Cafe, Gundam Cafe is a place that people visit for the atmosphere and being surround by Gundam merchandise, Gundam-related autographs, mecha aplenty. And of course, a place where you can grab a light snack that’s listed on the menu. For the most part, Gundam Cafe is […]

The One about Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku (Tokyo)

For the longest time, I have been told by friends to check out the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho area. Seeing videos and reading articles, I went ahead and reserved my seats in advance. With several shows in the afternoon, I chose the early evening that myself and a few of our staff members can watch the event. We were guided into a few stairs where we entered a room that was all-out swanky, glittery […]