I learned from a co-worker today that… according to an article in the Shukan Gendai, Akihabara is now the second most-dangerous place in Tokyo, which prolly means all of friggin’ Japan. (First place is still Kabukicho, Shinjuku.)
I was in Akiba a few weeks ago for about 50 minutes, 30 of which were spent looking for a damn adapter plug. I guess maybe the otaku crime element doesn’t emerge until at least an hour.
I googled for info in English and came up with this:
Sheesh, we’re all NEVER leaving the house at this rate.