The Otaku Backpacker's Must-Go Manga Cafes in Shinjuku, Tokyo
So you're traveling through Tokyo, and you want to get the most out of your otaku journey. You definitely should try a manga cafe. Whether you're just looking for a place to unwind after a busy exploration day or even a place to stay overnight if you missed the last train, Manga cafes are a worthy experience. A lot of times, you get unlimited hot and cold drinks. You get to cozy up in your own booth and curl up with your favorite manga, surf the net or even play computer games.
Gran Cyber Café Bagus
But you also get a women's section and a shower room!
This cafe has a very relaxing and elegant feel to it.
There's also unlimited drinks and soft-serve ice-cream!!
Price for 3 hours (during the day): ¥810
Price for a night (12 hours): ¥2,390 (free 20 minute shower)
Media Cafe Popeye
This chain has around 30 branches around Tokyo, so you can find one easily almost wherever you are. As you would expect from a manga cafe, you can read all the manga availables, and use the internet. You can also use foot massage machines and showers for free (although towels aren't). This place looks rather upscale compared to some of the others manga cafes.
Price for 3 hours (during the week): ¥920 + tax
Price for 3 hours (during the weekend): ¥1,112 +tax
Price for 9 hours (during the week): ¥1800＋ + tax
Price for 10 hours (during the weekend): ¥2,770 +tax
Price for 1.5 hours: ¥1,000
Price for 12-20 hours ¥3,000
Geragera Manga Cafe
Price for 3 hours: ¥750
Price for 8 hours ¥1,480
Business hours: Open 24:00
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