Gundam robot cafe in Akihabara Tokyo, weird Japan otaku theme restaurants, Bandai anime manga toys

La Carmina ( ) visits the Gundam theme restaurant in Akihabara! The robot theme cafe opened in 2010 in Tokyo and is very popular among otaku (who love robots anime, manga and collectible vinyl toy figures). The decoration is space ship futuristic and the food even has Gundam insignia on it!

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Her popular blog has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Village Voice, Time Out New York, LA Times). She contributes articles about Asia travel, pop culture and Goth fashion for CNN and Lip Service. Her books include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, vampire and ninja restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School.

La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed a documentary about her work; recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, and CNN International in Tokyo. Carmina will be the Asia host for educational travel TV series, Project Explorer.

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22 thoughts on “Gundam robot cafe in Akihabara Tokyo, weird Japan otaku theme restaurants, Bandai anime manga toys

  1. Shit…its really a …
    Shit…its really a guy…eeewwww, well i hope’s that guy still like girls…maybe is a bishounen

  2. We walked passed …
    We walked passed that and I wanted to go in but my non-Anime family didn’t, and I was sad.

  3. @melissa13bp Yes! …
    @melissa13bp Yes! You can buy it via my site, LACARMINA (dotcom) / cookingcute.php Thanks!

  4. I was thinking …
    I was thinking there both cute but then I relized the black haired girl was a guy soo ya akward

  5. Another totally …
    Another totally beyond awesome restaurant that I must visit when I goto Japan!! <3

  6. Want more photos …
    Want more photos and stories from Japan’s weirdest maid cafes and eateries? Please take a look at my Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants book! Full info on LACARMINA (dot-com)

  7. woooooooow~ so cool …
    woooooooow~ so cool looking gundam cafe! waaa i wanna go there!
    waaaaa..kawaii~ 3:35 their menu is sooooo cute too~ uwaaaa more vids onegaishimasu~

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