Mulan Akiba Media Shop/ Anime lover’s paradise with dedicated hobby shop as well as three floors for DVDs
Seven tightly packed floors of gaming, anime and DVD goodness awaits you! The shop offers an amazing variety of items and content for all age ranges. The basement floor is a hobby shop dedicated to anime figures, while the first floor and second floor are full of TV and PC games. The third to sixth floor are accessible for adults only and offers a huge variety of adult material.
A Mecca for gamers and anime lovers
For the discerning console or PC gamer, and lover of anime, the Mulan Akiba Media shop is a dream come true. Right outside the shop is a list of in demand used items and the prices being offered for them, and a set of figurines and electronic items put up for sale.
Once inside, the first time visitor will be overwhelmed by the amazing amount of goods which can satisfy their gaming and anime cravings. The shop is densely packed with items, and the narrow pathways between the shelves ensure that you get a good chance to bump into and connect with people who have common interests.
The basement floor is a dedicated hobby shop and contains figurines of several anime characters from time immemorial. The first floor also has anime figures, comic books, PC and console games and even had actual consoles like the PS4 available for purchase. In addition to this, there are t-shirts and small curio items, and even pillows!
The second floor, also called the ‘Acquisition Floor’ features even more gaming CDs and DVDs and Bluray content, and multiple counters where the faithful can trade in their items. The staff were friendly and helpful too.
Endless variety for the big boys
The third floor onwards is dedicated to the adult audience. Adult PC games adorn the third floor, which shall give the mature gamer quite the kick. The fourth and fifth floor had DVDs of mature content of all legally possible ages, shapes and sizes. The content is categorized for ease of browsing and no space is left to waste. There were posters even on the ceilings! There were also some amusing posters between the floors which had the writings “Take your time!” and the best one of all – “It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly”!
The 6th floor has more DVDs and also an Image section which catered to more specific and special fetishes.
Lets hope this Paradise is never lost!
Mulan Akiba is open year round and business hours are from 10:00 am to 10:30 PM on all days inclusive of holidays, as specified on their Facebook page. However, purchases are accepted from 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM only.
Mulan Akiba has a multifarious online prescence. Their official website (only in Japanese) is http://www.e-mulan.com/.
Their official blog pages are http://blog.livedoor.jp/kaitoriichiba_mulan-akiba/ (general) and http://blog.livedoor.jp/kaitoriichiba_mulan/ (adult content 18+ only).
Their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/mulanakiba/ and their Twitter handles are https://twitter.com/mulanakiba (general), https://twitter.com/mulanakibaUSED (for used good and purchase information) and https://twitter.com/mulanakibaR18 (for adult content).
They also have a Youtube channel which is https://www.youtube.com/user/MULANChannel
Mulan Akiba is just a 6 minute (400 meters) walk from the JR Akihabara Station, which is well connected with multiple lines, including the JR Keihin Tohoku and Yamanote Lines and the Sobu lines.
To easily reach Mulan Akiba, take the Electric Town Exit in the Akihabara Station, and then walk straight for about 50 meters. You will see the Gundam Cafe and AKB48 on the right. Take a left and walk in the direction opposite to the Gundam Cafe alongside the Akihabara Dai Parking Lot Building for about 200 meters. When you reach a junction, look north west and you’ll see the Mulan Akiba shop.
■Hours – 10:00~22:30
■Access – 〒101-0021 Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Sotokanda, 1 Chome−11−9
■Tel – 03-5298-6055
■URL – http://www.e-mulan.com/