Jargon Watch – Akiba-kei

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Akiba-kei – A Japanese word meaning related to Akihabara. Akihabara is the part of Tokyo famous for its electronic and computer stores. It is also becoming known for catering to other geek consumer tastes including anime, manga and cosplay – think a cuter version of a Star Trek convention.

Thanks to Peter Payne and the J-Box newsletter.