24
Dec
Vending machines. Often seen in movies, animes, manga and even snapshots online. You know they're all over Japan but nothing can quite prepare you for just how deep their penetration is and how literally on a city block, you can see more vending machines selling more than just drinks. The drinks themselves are varied and seasonal meaning that depending on what time of the year...
23
Aug
Melbourne and Brisbane both have the Mana Bar, a video game themed bar, that serve a purpose, draw crowds and have great drinks as the drawcard. Akihabara in Japan has the Game Bar A Button which every self respecting Otaku should visit while in Japan. It is tiny and extremely crammed and you'd be lucky to fit in more than 20 people! But take a...