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The Weirdest Arcade Games in Japan

Arcades are still a common sight in Japan, where you can find new games still being released exclusively for arcades, many of which rarely if ever see an international release. If you enjoy playing video games, it’s worth visiting some of these arcades to take part in this unique way of playing. We’ve been to…

The Future of Japan’s Arcades Are These Cards

While people are commonly told that Japan is a cash-based economy, this isn’t always true. In various spots around the country, IC cards are utilized for their convenience and value, such as taking the train to get places without needing to buy a ticket for the trip. The case is no different in Japan’s arcades,…

5 Tips for Spending Wisely at Arcades in Japan

When visiting Japan, especially in the big cities like Tokyo, you might be surprised to see so many arcades around. In East Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan, arcades still thrive thanks to continued patronage and diversifying their attractions? Have you heard of Round One? Their focus on sports has made them a…

Want to Lose Weight the Japanese Way? 4 Fun Ways to Get Fit in Japan

Japanese people are typically slimmer than any other nationalities around the world. Have you ever wondered why? It is primarily because both young and old have the tendency to cut the carbs in their diet. If you ever find yourself staying in Japan for quite a while, it would be best to stay fit the…

Is ‘Ninja Gaiden’ One of the Most Important Games Ever?

When I was little and just learning games from my older brother, I would watch him and his friends play our NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) for hours at a time. I remember watching him beat all of Super Mario Bros. 3 in one sitting (no warps). I remember watching him play The Legend of Zelda,…

Brave Gamers, Enter the ’Rundown’ Anata No Warehouse Arcade if you Dare!

Anata No Warehouse (Your Warehouse) is an amusement game park with a twist, built in the city of Kawasaki. It has been made to look like the slum area of Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong. Get the feel of being transported into the back alley of grimy fake Kowloon made of dripping, rustic sheet…

Give Japan’s Popular ’UFO Catcher’ a Go and Win Fun Prizes!

Have you ever visited game centers such as Namco, Taito, and Sega in Japan and noticed lots of attractive prizes in the machines. The prizes range from plush toys, figurines, utensils and even food. What makes this game interesting is that the prizes are usually new and are limited edition. Usually, each play costs at…

3 Arcade Games Japanese Kids are Hooked On!

Quite a number of people have the misconception that Japanese children are all about hitting the books. While it is true that these children have to pay attention to their studies, it doesn’t mean they have to sit at their desks and flip through the pages of their school books all day. Kids nowadays have…

4 most popular night activities in Japan

Whether you enjoy going out to a bar for a drink, taking your partner to a movie, or just hanging out with your friends, Japan has a variety of different activities and places for you to sample! Here is a short list of popular activities and locations that most Japanese engage themselves in when it’s…

Don’t forget to have a great fun time at the Japanese Arcade Game!

In some countries in the 80’s, arcade games were very popular but nowadays the trend has gone. However in Japan video games remain highly popular! If you want some great fun, or simply want to have a bit of nostalgia, Japan is the best place for such games! Amusement arcades are called “Game Center ゲームセンター”…