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
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
Idol
アイドル
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Gyudon(beef-on-rice bowl)
牛丼
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
美ら海水族館
Steakhouse
ステーキハウス
Japan
ANA
Spain
Negima! Magester Negi Magi
United Kingdom
Eternal Sonata
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
Nurturing the arts
京都ギャラリー
Moon watching
観月の夕べ
New Kyoto-style umbrellas
新しい京和傘
Jidai Matsuri
時代祭
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Daruma
達磨
Department store basement
デパ地下
Wrapping
ラッピング
SUSHI
寿司
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
RAMEN
ラーメン
TAKU OBATA
MANABU IKEDA
KOHEI NAWA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
KYUDO
弓道
IAI
居合
NOH
SHODO
書道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR
e-Sports
e-Sports