The Sun Rises Again: Electric Town

(My one and only issue with not traveling alone is that I’ve less free time to post to this site from the road. So kindly allow me to fill you in on some more notable details and pics from my recent Tokyo trip…)

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Here’s LinLyn in the middle of the Ameyoko Street Market, where we began our last full day in Japan. Originally it was a black market for post-WWII Tokyo; these days its vendors offer domestic product as well. The hot Japanese brand for accessories right now is Porter—so hot in fact that I couldn’t stop myself from buying one of their wallets and man-purses (!)

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But let’s face it, I was really only killing time before the main event… An afternoon in Akihabara Electric Town!

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You gotta understand, when it comes to technology, the Japanese and I are kindred spirits. Hell, even their seniors have cell phones!

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However, I wasn’t quite prepared for this unabashed display of PSP porn.

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The Nintendo DS would never sink so low. Even when blinged-out like this, it’s still got class…

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… Although these real-life Mario Brothers, seen in TV ads and this in-store display, are apparently hot.

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Before we knew it the sun had set, and it was time for one last scramble through the Shibuya crossing back to our hotel before the flight home the next day…

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