Cheapest Manga and Internet Cafes in Tokyo

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Cheapest Manga and Internet Cafes in Tokyo

Postby Stevyn » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:32 pm

Tokyo is an expensive city. There is no doubt about it. This is where manga cafes come in. First opened in 1995, these manga and internet cafes are more than just a place to surf the web and read comics. They are a viable alternative to renting a hotel, crashing on the street when you miss the last train, or even an apartment.

With a growing number of unemployed (or underemployed) Japanese youth who can’t afford to shell out for a cheap hotel or apartment, these manga cafes are typically stocked with everything you would need to, well, survive. Each booth has a computer and a reclining chair that can be almost comfortable to sleep in.

Amenities at a Manga Cafe
Nearly every manga café will:

Have unlimited soft drinks
Have coffee
Have DVDs
Have PCs, TVs, games, and unlimited internet
Have hundreds of manga books

Most manga cafes will:

Sell ramen noodles
Sell other instant food meals
Have a place to charge your phone
Let you store your luggage somewhere
Let you print things out
Let you walk in and out of the manga café (others won’t let you leave)

Some Manga Cafés will:

Have vending machines for food
Prohibit smoking
Have showers
Have a ‘changing area’
Cut the power and internet from midnight to 5am (to allow people to sleep)
Have a sofa option (rather than just the regular reclining sofas)


Prices for Manga Cafés in Tokyo:
Prices run for most manga cafes are:
30 minutes: 250yen to 400yen
Three hours: 900yen to 1,300yen
“All night” (seven hours): 1,400yen – 2,500yen

The Cheapest and Most Convenient Manga Cafés in Tokyo:

GeraGera Manga Café:

Roppongi (Siseido Bldg. 3F, 7-14-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3408-3750)
Komagekijo (Humax pavilion 2F, 1-20-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-5285-0585)
Ikebukuro (Ikebukuro Hata Bldg.6・7F, 1-40-2 Higashi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3980-3733)
Asakusa (Akasaka Kyodo Bldg.2F, 4-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3505-8186)
Akihabara (Kogure Bldg.3F, 1-11-6 Soto-kanda, Chiyoda-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3254-2243)
Ueno (Marutoku Bldg.2F・3F, 4-5-11 Ueno, Taito-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3834-6683)
Shibuya (KN Shibuya Bldg.7F, 13-11 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3463-1982)

Com Com Manga Cafe

Tsukiji (104-0061 東京都中央区銀座4-14-8 佐野ビル3F. Contact: 03-5565-5584)


Naogomi Manga Cafe

Akihabara (Sakaisuehiro Bldg.B1F, 6-14-2 Soto-kanda, Chiyoda-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-5812-9753)

Media Café Popeye

Shibuya (Chitose kaikan Bldg.3F, 13-8 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-5459-3375)
Ikeburkuro (Humax pavilion 7F, 1-21-2 Minami-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-5958-5230)
Shinjuku (Rainbow Village Bldg.5F, 3-5-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-5367-8909)
Kichijoji (Sunroad Bridal Palace 3F, 1-11-30 Kichijojihoncho, Musashino city , Tokyo. Contact: 0422-29-0315)
Yokohama (Sankyo Bldg., 2-8-19 Minami-saiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama city, Kanagawa. Contact: 045-410-0369)

Manboo Manga Cafe

Shibuya (12-3 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5428-5188)
Shimbashi (2-15-7 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5156-0061)
Shinjuku (3-32-10 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5368-6116)
Ikebukuro (1-28-6 Nishi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5954-9611)

Asyl Esse

Takao (Takao Park Heights Bldg. B 1F, 1231-19 Hatsuzawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo. Contact: 042-668-8490)
Chigasaki (Sashihata Bldg. 1F, 8-13 Shineicho, Chigasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken. Contact: 0467-59-5001)
Warabi (Hanami Dai 3 Bldg. 3F, 1-2-14 Tsukagoshi, Warabi-shi, Saitama-ken. Contact: 048-434-8100)
Toritsudaigaku (Toritsu Center 2F, Nakane 1-2-10, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5731-6528)
Chiba (266-0026 Furuichibacho 718-1, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken. Contact: 043-209-1280)

Manga Teikoku

Ebisu (High Life Ebisu 2F. 1-7-9 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5420-5211)

Comica

Ebisu (4F, 1-13-2 Ebisunishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5459-1635)

Mangaland

Roppongi (Siseido Bldg. 3F, 7-14-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3408-3750)

Manga Hiroba

Roppongi (Syuwa Roppongi Bldg. 2F, 3-14-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3497-1751)

Internet & Comi Rakuda

Akihabara (Suzuki Bldg., 1-3-7 Soto-kanda, Chiyoda-ku , Tokyo. Contact: 03-3526-6206)

Chi Kou Raku

Asakusa (3-10-4-B1F Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5545-0984)

i-Cafe

Akihabara (Akibaplace Bldg. 7F-8F, 3-15-1 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Contact: 03-5298-0126)
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