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Tokyo Realtime: Akihabara Audio Tour Released by White Rabbit Press
White Rabbit Press is proud to release the world’s first professionally produced audio guided walking tour for Tokyo’s Akihabara district.
By: Joseph Tame
The release of TOKYO REALTIME: Akihabara (http://www.tokyorealtime.com)
“Producer Max Hodges has assembled a crack team of über-geeks from Japan and abroad to navigate Akihabara’s alleys and decode its mysteries. The audio guide is an illuminating portal into the neighborhood’
- Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica
This Akihabara audio tour features guest commentary by:
• Patrick Macias, author of Cruising the Anime City & editor of Otaku USA Magazine
• Danny Choo, pop-culture blogger & Tokyo Stormtrooper
• Kaichiro Morikawa, Meiji University professor & author of Learning from Akihabara
• and others
This 57-minute tour, available from White Rabbit Press, includes a CD with mp3 audio, an area map (printed on durable, waterproof paper) and a 20-page full-color booklet of area photography. Listeners simply transfer the audio program to their iPod, iPhone or any other portable mp3 player, go to the starting point shown on the included map and press play.
TOKYO REALTIME: Akihabara represents the second volume in the Tokyo Realtime series which launched with an audio tour for the Kabukicho district, Japan’s most imaginative entertainment zone. Each expert guided tour is brought to life through music, sound effects, location ambience and guest commentary from local personalities.
Additional details and audio previews are available on the Tokyo Realtime showcase site: http://www.TokyoRealtime.com
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White Rabbit Press is a media production and publishing company based in Tokyo. Publishers of kanji flashcards favoured by students of Japanese in over 80 countries worldwide, and producer of Tokyo Realtime audio guided walking tours