Any astro shops in Tokyo/Ueno, Japan?

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Any astro shops in Tokyo/Ueno, Japan?

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I'm here for 3 days. Just landed :mryellow:
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Only heard of Starbase in Akihabara, Toyko ...

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Yodobashi , Akihabara has a collection of various brands apart from Takahashi.
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wow...really want to go to Japan...never been there before. Missed my chance during the Fukushima incident when prices were so low! :) Do check out all the Taks and Borgs, Samuel. Resistance is futile!
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Some more details

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Thanks Junwei and Kochu.

I will be in the Akihabara area tomorrow. Hope I can find those stores!
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Airconvent wrote:wow...really want to go to Japan...never been there before. Missed my chance during the Fukushima incident when prices were so low! :) Do check out all the Taks and Borgs, Samuel. Resistance is futile!
I'm in the market for a short focal length, long eye relief, high contrast eyepiece. I'll see if I can find it here :)
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harlequin2902 wrote: I'm in the market for a short focal length, long eye relief, high contrast eyepiece. I'll see if I can find it here :)
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Argh!!! So disappointed! We found the shop only to see a sign that said they are closed for 3 days from 5 to 7 May... the exact same 3 days that I am in Japan! [smilie=crying3.gif]

I could only stand outside and drool over what I could see inside....

But now that my wife knows the location, she will help me to get stuff the next time she's here...

I will update everyone again when that happens. So if you guys need any small items and accessories from there, she can bring it back in her luggage.

Cheers.
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Yes Golden Week Holidays. Cannot touch Japan!! [smilie=ahaaah.gif]

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