Manhattan Anime Guide
Other than Los Angeles, there is only one place you can go for a wide variety of Japanese culture and goods in the United States. That place is Manhattan and it's surrounding areas. Yup, the greatest city in the world: New York. If you live there, you probably already know all the good places and people to deal with. However, if you don't, and you either live within 200 miles, or plan to take a trip there, you could probably use some help in finding some of the locations that would be of fannish interest (some of you call yourselves "otaku"). That's what the goal of the Manhattan Anime Guide is (MAG for short, for you acronym fans), to make it easier to find and plan visits to locations of Asian cultural interest (and to find and buy all that wonderful anime stuff).
     Unfortunately this is not an easy task, as modern times and things associated with current events, have caused a lot of business changes, resulting in a bit more "store turnover," than has happened in a long time. I have been working on this, since the start of 2005, and have had to make numerous changes, as many favorite places have vanished without a trace, or for the benefit of the consumer, have moved to bigger and better locations. Hopefully, after I have made a rather solid and accurate document (both on the web, and as a binder or organizer document), users of this guide can help keep me in touch with the numerous modern changes and additions that the MAG will need, to stay up to date and usable. If you want to help, see the e-mail address at the bottom of this (and other) pages, and let us know.

     You can view the guide in several ways: on-line via either the overview map, the location list, the specialty list, or even the site map; or as the .pdf document, which was designed to be printed and carried, but can also be viewed in your browser, provided you have a plug-in to allow .pdf viewing. The .pdf files will eventually be provided in small and large formats, and brief and detailed versions.

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Getting to Mitsuwa Marketplace
Getting into Mahattan via Public Transportation
Manhattan Overview Map
Shops Mapped by Location
Shops Listed by Location
Shops Listed by Specialty

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