Visit the Amazing Real Life Locations of Steins;Gate, Akihabara
Have you ever thought of visiting real life locations of some of your best anime? In this article we will show you some real life locations of the anime Steins;Gate. So if you are planning to visit Japan or if you live in Japan then this is an opportunity to visit these spots by following our step-by-step guide.
But before that, let’s have a brief summary of Steins;Gate for those who have not yet seen the anime.
The anime series Steins;Gate was created by White Fox and aired in Japan between April 6, 2011, and September 14, 2011. It has equally been licenced in North America by Funimation. An animated film premiered in Japanese theatres on April 20, 2013.
It’s about a self-proclaimed mad scientist named Rintarou Okabe who discovers an unusual series of events that only he has witnessed, and with his childhood friend Mayuri Shiina and a professional hacker named Itaru Hashida, he reopens a device which he thinks is a step closer to creating a real time machine.
Well, now you know what the anime is about. Let’s start our tour and discover some real life locations from Steins;Gate.
A good point about this is that, each real life location is close to the other you won’t spend a penny on transportation. You will enjoy a smooth walk which may take one and a half hours.
Radio Kaikan is definitely one of the iconic spots in the series. It’s where Okabe and Makise Kurisu are at the end of the anime. This is also where the time machine appeared and stays lodged throughout the series. As you can see below the place looks almost identical to the anime.
Another real life location of Steins;Gate is the May Queen Nyan where Mayuri and Faris Nyannyan works. But the name of this cafe in real life is Cafe Mailish. In addition to this, it has a menu Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate Zero too. This is a complete tour of the Mai:Lish Cafe
Rukako’s house is near the Akiba shrine and it’s quite spacious in the Steins;Gate anime compared to the real life location. However, apart from that, places here are identical too. This is the address below.
Well, this is the end of our tour of Steins;Gate real life locations. I hope your journey will be full of excitement plus don’t forget to take some shots while visiting those real life locations in Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0. Yes, I said Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0. Some of you have come across these words while reading.
Where should you start your tour?
There are two ways through which you can visit the real-life locations of Steins;Gate. Either from Akihabara Station or Iwamotocho Station.
There are two 2 stations in Akihabara:
Akihabara Tokyo Metro.
Both stations are in the same place but if you have a JR pass, I recommend you choose Akihabara JR
The second way is through Iwamotocho Station
What is the Difference Between Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 ?
Stein;Gate is the first season while Steins;Gate 0 is a sequel to the latter but with a sad ending. So you should first watch Steins;Gate before Steins;Gate 0.
Where can you watch Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 ?
Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 are both available on Netflix.
How can you get A Netflix account?
Head on to the Netflix website and create an account and choose a plan based on your budget from there you can start watching Steins;Gate and other anime and movies.