Akihabara, in English Field of Autumn Leaves, is also known as Akiba. It is also famous for being the place that sells personal robots and robotics.
Akihabara is a major shopping area for electronic, computer, anime, and otaku goods, including new and used items. On the main street, or Chuo-Dori, the newest items are on display, while second hand goods can be found behind Soto Kanda Sanchome.
Computer-building parts, tools, cameras etc. can be found round Soto Kanda Itchome.
Foreigners can find good deals in specialty shops near Akihabara Station or big discounts stores like Laox.