Game Arcade Spots in Japan

  • New Star
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Ebisuhigashi 3-5-19
    A smartball (pinball-like game) hall located in the Shinsekai area of Osaka City’s Naniwa Ward. The retro Showa-style hall is filled with old fashioned smartball machines lined up in rows, and entrants can play whichever machines they like. Put in some money and 25 balls will pop out. Hit the balls with the flippers into the holes marked with numbers and the same number of balls will pop out. Saved balls can be exchanged for prizes like snacks and stuffed animals.

    大阪の新世界にあるゲームのスマートボールです。 一回百円で、うまくいけば、お菓子をゲットできます。熱中してしまいます。

  • Entertainment Field LaLaport (EXPOCITY shop)
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Suitashi Senribampakukouen 2-1 LaLaport-EXPOCITY 3F
    Entertainment Field is a game center located in Mitsui Shopping Center and ExpoCity. In the same building is Shaun the Sheep Family Farm, a play area inspired by the clay animation character Shaun the Sheep. In the Team Labo Drawing Town, a project of Team Labo, children's drawings of cars are animated, and visitors can make them appear to drive around on the walls.
  • Gachagacha Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Minato-ku Minatomachi 1-7JETTYWEST2F
    A facility dedicated to capsule toy vending machines located on the second floor of Jettywest. The museum displays a variety of capsule toys from old classics to the toys of today, and visitors can also select their capsule toys here instead of relying on random chance. Fun for children and adults, the facility sees many tourists.
  • Smart Ball New Hope
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Shinsaikamachi 27
    This amusement hall in the Higashi Burakuricho shopping arcade features “smart ball,” a retro game from the Showa period. The object of the game is to pull back and release the lever located on the right side of the machine to knock all the balls into the holes on the playfield. Players score points based on the value of assigned to each hole and can win a prize once they achieve a certain score. The game is inexpensive to play, so newcomers can casually try it out.
  • namco Hakata Bus Terminal Store
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Hakata Sta. Chuogai 2-1 Hakata Bus Terminal 7F
    A game arcade located within the Hakata Bus Terminal. This is one of the largest arcades in the Hakata area with over 100 machines covering a variety of game types including crane games, photo booths, rhythm games, and more. It's also home to the VR ZONE Portal HAKATA where you can experience VR activities.
  • Game Kingdom
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Nagasaki Sasebo-shi Huis Ten Bosch machi 1-1
  • APINA Shinchitose Kuko
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hokkaido Chitose

    国内線のターミナルの4階にあるゲームセンターです。わざわざで空港でという気はしますが、どうしても念のために早めに着いてしまって時間が余ったりすることはあると思うので、そういう時に特に子供を連れていると時間つぶしにはいいかと思います。

  • Taito Station Shinjuku Higashiguchi
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    3.5
    23 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-22-7 Sashita Building

    Lots of video games and music games. We had lots of fun playing the games, especially the simulation games.

  • Taito Station Shibuya
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Shibuya 1-24-12 Shibuya Toei Plaza

    I only went to the first floor where the crane games were. They are not easy, but definitely not a scam. We came out with 3 prizes, and I saw people winning the games. Would like to come back to try...

  • Taito Station Nanba
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osaka-shi Chuo-ku Nanbasennichimae 15-12

    The place is decent enough. Many games available. Location is prominent. However, the claw machines are very difficult to get a doll...

  • TAITO STATION Shinjuku South Exit GAME WORLD
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-chome 35-8

    Loved it. Somewhat differnt to UK arcades. Lots of games Ive not seen in the UK as they are Japanese, so that was a bonus. Recommend.

  • ADORES Shibuya
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    3.0
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawacho 13-11 KN Shibuya 1 Building 1F-4F

    I only tried the first floor crane game section. Dont go here to play the cranes, theyre way more expensive that other arcades. Some machines let you play 3 times for 500 Yen. If you wanna play...

  • Club SEGA Jiyugaoka
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Meguro-ku Jiyugaoka 2-10-9

    東急線・自由が丘駅から歩いて3分くらいの所にあるセガのゲームセンターです。今回、初めて訪問しました。 UFOキャッチャーやメダルゲーム、ビデオゲーム、音楽ゲームなどがあり、場所柄、学生や20代など、若いお客さんが多いですね。

  • namco Sapporo ESTA
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hokkaido Sapporo-shi Chuo-ku Kita Gojonishi 2-1-1 Sapporo ESTA 9F

    Excellent playground with ample games to entertain all ages! You can actually win good prizes from the claw machines, unlike some other similar joints where the chances are heavily stacked against...

  • Everyday Gyoda
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Gyoudashi Shimoshi 644-1
  • Taito Station Machida
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    3.0
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Machida-shi Haramachida 6-21-23 Matsuyama Building

    クレーンゲームを始めとした、いろいろなゲームが揃っているゲームセンターは若者には変わらぬ人気を持っているようです。町田の繁華街には、このタイトーとセガが覇を競っています。

  • Rakuichi Rakuza 210 Kurume
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    3.0
    10 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Kurume-shi Higashiaikawa 2-2-1

    まじキモイ ってかまじあり得ないんですけど- はぁっ!もうっ!やってらんないっ! 遊びじゃねぇんだぞ! 二度と来るかこんな腐れ外道の店! まじでムカ着火ファイアー激おこスティックファイナリアリティぷんぷんドリーム

  • Super Potato Akihabara < Retro Museum >
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Sotokanda 1-11-2 Kitabayashi Building 3F4F5F
  • Taito Station Odawara
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    3.0
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Odawara-shi Sakaecho 1-3-12

    神奈川県の人気の観光スポット、小田原市にあるアミューズメントスポットです。ゲームセンターでクレーンゲームがありお菓子や人形を楽しみながらゲットできました

  • Taito Sta. Ikebukuro Rosa
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    3.0
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Toshima-ku Nishikebukuro 1-37-12 Rosa Hall 1F

    A gaming area were you can relax from a tiring walking around, but will give you pleasure of enjoying bet games.

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