AKB

AKB

For foreigners, Akihabara is the most well-known city in Japan as an electronics quarter since they can buy almost any electrical product as well as the latest gadgets. But, Akihabara is not a city name. It covers four cities near JR Akihabara station in Tokyo. Around 2006, it also became well-known for pop culture such as anime, games shops and maid café. Now, AKB48 is very famous and well-known the popular idol group in Japan. They started their performance in Akihabara with 48 members. So, as you figure out, AKB is an acronym for “Akihabara.”

19. February 2013 by Katsuyuki
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