GAME BAR

Star*Club bar is located in Shinjuku 3-chome. From corner to corner, this bar is filled with rare game items that draw game fans to this dream-like space. The bar owner explained why he designed his place like this. “In my childhood, there were many game arcades run by private owners. Playing games in dark, strange spaces where only youngsters gathered was a thrilling yet cool experience. I wanted to reproduce such a space in a shot bar. That was the key.”

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Illumination that looks like waste pipes is very popular. Some small game-related interior items were donated by customers.

Among Shinjuku shot bars, Star*Club is particularly popular with overseas visitors. Sometimes, this bar is filled with international people only, including honeymooners (nobody knows why). They flock to the bar mostly through friendly introductions by way of the international grapevine.

FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
Kaminari-mon
雷門
Public bathhouse
銭湯
Ramen (Japanese soup noodles)
ラーメン
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Monja
もんじゃ
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Umi-budoh
海ぶどう
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Public market
公設市場
Shuri Castle
首里城
Japan
Final Fantasy VI
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
Lupin III
Germany
STEINS;GATE
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
Small Torii
小さな鳥居
Cool terrace in Kyoto summer
納涼床
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
Metal tableware
金属食器
Japanese knives
包丁
Hasamiyaki ceramics
波佐見焼
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
SUSHI
寿司
RAMEN
ラーメン
SOBA
蕎麦
URUSHI
漆芸
MANABU IKEDA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
KARATEDO
空手
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
SHODO
書道
SADO
茶道
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
e-Sports
e-Sports
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS