Akihabara, Nerd's Paradise

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Roland Kelts, an expert in Japanese pop culture, takes Kurt Andersen to Akihabara, a retail paradise for otaku – obsessive fans of manga and other Japanese culture. But a recent tragedy casts a shadow over the fun and games. → See a video and a slideshow of Kurt and Roland's visit to Akihabara below (Originally aired: February 6, 2009)                   Video: Kurt Andersen Geeks Out in Akihabara   Slideshow: Kurt and Roland in Akihabara