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Five Game Centers in Kansai Gamers Must Visit

A lot of the big video game companies such as Nintendo and Sega originate from Japan and some of the finest gamers of all time come from Japan. Kansai sees a lot of visitors from all over, and some of those want a place to relax and game for a bit. This is a guide for those traveling to or living in Kansai and want to experience Japanese gaming culture at its finest.

Visiting the Spectacular VR Zone in Shinjuku

Virtual Reality is a relatively new concept, with many experimental titles still in the works by both large companies and independent developers. VR is the future of gaming, with hand devices and headsets to take you from just watching a screen to being fully immersed in the game’s world.

The 5 Best Used Electronic Stores in Akihabara

Known for Maid Cafes, electronic stores and being an overall otaku (Japanese for nerd) paradise, Akihabara is one of Tokyo's most famous spots. Many people will tell you to check out Yodobashi Camera or the AKB48 Café. However, today we are going to talk about one of Akihabara’s lesser known treasures. Smaller shops that carry used goods.

Capcom Bar: Gamer's, This Is For You

For gamers, Capcom is probably more like an old grandfather who spoils his grandkids. From Mega Man to Resident Evil, it has always churned out some great games. It seems like Capcom will not satisfy every gamer in Japan only through their games, so they built this incredibly amazing restaurant: Capcom Bar. If you are a Capcom maniac, this is probably your heaven.

Nipponbashi Street Festa

Den Den Town is the electronics district of Osaka. With many stores selling cameras, computers and video games and consoles, this little area started attracting a clientèle who are also into manga, anime and specialty toys.

Localisation: Making the Movies Make Sense in Japan

Since coming to Japan, I have been quite intrigued at the different way in which Japanese people perceive certain movies and games here. Not only is the media itself received differently by the consumer, but also in addition, the titles themselves can often be named and marketed completely differently from how we may remember them in Europe or the US.

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