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.

VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Capsule hotel
カプセルホテル
Ultramodern vending machine
次世代型自販機
Idol
アイドル
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
大江戸温泉物語
Mango
マンゴー
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Public market
公設市場
Haarii
ハーリー
USA
Gunbuster
Japan
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
France
The Royal Doll Orchestra
Japan
VOCALOID
Outdoor girl finds kawaii in a sleeping bag.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Café from another world
純喫茶
Live music events at Machiya
京町家の音楽
Moon watching
観月の夕べ
Mizuura Mikuji
水占みくじ
Picks
楊枝
Candycrafts
あめ細工
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Japanese knives
包丁
RICE CAKES
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
ODEN
おでん
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
KOHEI NAWA
Nerhol
TABAIMO
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
KYUDO
弓道
JUDO
柔道
NOH
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊