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With Japan Closed To Tourists, Empty Buildings In Akihabara Are Increasing www.kotaku.com.au

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 weeks ago

With Tokyo still under state of emergency orders due to covid-19 and the country closed to tourists, businesses relying on visitors have been hit especially hard by the pandemic.

As John Daub from the Only in Japan YouTube channel points out, “Akihabara is one of the places that has changed the most over the last year during the pandemic as a lot of these businesses geared towards tourists are gone.”

In a recent livestream, Daub walked through the district, which you can watch in full below.