More Lively and Chaotic than Akihabara! Mecca of Subculture in Tokyo. 4 Reasons to Visit “Nakano Broadway”

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The watch store “Jackroad and Betty”,opened in Nakano Broadway 32 years ago, made a symbolic video about Nakano Broadway to celebrate Nakano Station reaches 130 years of establishment.

Our watch store “Jackroad and Betty”

This movie, to tell you the truth, was made by us who love Nakano city so much that we want everyone all over the world to visit this city.

Take a look at this video. A young man who is dancing weirdly through the chaotic shopping street which consists of luxury stores and enthusiastic subculture stores.

“What is going on?” people might think that way. This kind of feeling symbolizes this city. This is the spot called “Nakano Broadway,” which was opened in 1966 and attracts enthusiasts throughout the world as a mecca of subculture.

Nakano broadway official website

  • 1st Reason to Visit Nakano Broadway: Bookstores with a Variety of Products

Mandarake Main Store : Mandarake is a comic store where you can find Boys’ comics, Girls’ comics, BL (Boys’ love) comics and novels, male pop idols’ products etc. They also have stores which specialize in character figures and cosplay costumes. No doubt visitors will become attracted to this Japanese Otaku (people who are deeply enthusiastic about subculture) culture.

  • 2nd Reason to Visit Nakano Broadway: Japanese Pop Idols' Favorite Stores

B1F Nakano Ropeway : The store where “Japanese pop Idols” frequently visit, not “Idol fans”. Visiter can see Japanese pop idols enjoying this store every day. Please feel the Japanese unique pop idol culture from unusual side.

  • 3rd Reason to Visit Nakano Broadway: Gachagacha (Capsule Toys) Machines

2F HAL Shop: Play Gachagacha as a memory of the trip and find treasure.

  • 4th Reason to Visit Nakano Broadway: Long-Established Luxury Watch Store

Lastly, people should visit the watch store “Jackroad and Betty.” The store is so much different from subculture stores introduced before. This movie, to tell you the truth, was made by “Jackroad and Betty” who love Nakano city so much that because everyone all over the world to visit this city.
Founded 32 years ago, as an official import agent,“Jackroad and Betty” have been selling high-class brand watches such as ROLEX, OMEGA TAG Heuer, Patek Philippe, IWC and PANERAI. The store always stock about 5,000 watches and this stock volume is one of the biggest in Japan. More than 20 staffs who speak English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, etc. are working in the store. “Jackroad and Betty” have earned a deep trust and support from watch lovers around the world. If there are watch enthusiast, they should be satisfied with the services.

Store Location: Nakano Broadway 3 F, 5-52-15 Nakano, Tokyo, 164-0001, Japan

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