Posts Tagged ‘akihabara’

Digital Hollywood

Tomo Sugiyama

Tweet This is Tomo Sugiyama, the President of Digital Hollywood University; every inch the Japanese digital guru. I interviewed him last week for a story on digital content (games, TV, cellphone content etc). Sugiyama was at MIT in the 1980s with Nicholas Negroponte, which is a pretty cool IT credential. When he came back to […]


Akihabara tour

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Tweet More photos from “otaku Mecca” Akihabara. Last week I took a tour organized by a startup called GI Jane. I was surprised to see so many foreigners on the streets. I’m not sure where these guys were from (maybe Italy?) but they certainly looked the part. I caught them outside the Radio Kaikan which […]


apologies to Moriyama Daido

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Tweet I was back on the otaku trail yesterday, taking photos on an Akihabara tour. (Thank to Jane of GI Jane!) This is a photo my tireless guide leading me down a side-street to a tiny Shinto shrine hidden between the electronics shops and canned-oden vending machines. Moriyama Daido fans sense something a little familiar. […]