Amerika-Mura, which means 'American Village', is a compact
enclave of trendy shops and restaurants, with a few discreet love hotels thrown in
for good measure. The best reason to come here is to view the hoards of colourful
Japanese teens living out the myth of America.
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If you desperately need a
tako-yaki (octopus ball) fryer (who doesn't?), a
red lantern to hang outside your shop or plastic food models to lure the customers
in, this shopping arcade is the place to go. You'll also find endless knives, pots,
pans and just about anything else that the ironest of chefs could
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If you need a new backpack or any other kind of outdoor gear,
head to this excellent shop on the ground floor at the northwest corner of the
Ekimae Daisan Building.
Read more about Kōjitsu Sansō