Tag Archives: Things to do in Japan

Nakano Broadway : Tokyo’s Less Known Otaku Paradise

Nakano Broadway Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nakano Broadway. Photo © YOSHIAKI MIURA Tokyo — Many people are aware of Akihabara. What most geeks/nerds/otaku around the world are not aware of is Nakano Broadway. This is the district for enthusiast of pop culture. There are dozens of manga, anime and retro collectors shops. There are 5 floors and boast 300 shops and restaurants. The location sits at

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Nescafe Sleep Cafe is Open for Business in Japan

Nescafe Sleep Cafe Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Offering a customizable chair or bed, pillow, and lighting, plus more coffee than is probably safe to drink The powerhouse brand from Nestle known as Nescafe recently opened their first permanent Nap Cafe. The cafe is nestled in Oimachi, Japan in the business district of Shinagawa on March 6th. Nescafe Sleep Cafe, as its officially called, will provide many different

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First-Ever Nintendo Tokyo Store Opening in Japan

Nintendo Tokyo - Geek Impulse Japan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nintendo has loyal fans around the world. However, the respect and loyalty of their fans in Japan are unparalleled. Nintendo Tokyo will be the companies first directly managed store in Japan. The store will have all the hardware and software and all the Nintendo merchandise you can safely geek out about. In addition to all that, there will be an

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The Future is Robots! Henn na Hotel in Tokyo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rawr!     There is a futuristic hotel run almost entirely by Robots! Yes you heard that correctly Robots! At the reception of the Henn na Hotel (Strange Hotel) a female humanoid welcomes and checks in guests. There is an automated trolley takes guests bags to their room. With the help of Facial recognition technology,  guests are allowed to enter their

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