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.

BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
Maid cafe
メイド喫茶
Japanese pub
居酒屋
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Gyudon(beef-on-rice bowl)
牛丼
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
Yakatabune
屋形船
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Awamori
泡盛
Mangroves
マングローブ
Public market
公設市場
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Italy
Sengoku Muso
Japan
VOCALOID
Singapore
Hakuohki
Japan
Fate/Zero , BLEACH
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
I want to create awesome kawaii nail art.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
Fushimi Inari Taisha
伏見稲荷大社
HOSHINOYA Kyoto
星のや 京都
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Japanese knives
包丁
Kimono
着物
SUSHI
寿司
RICE CAKES
WHISKY
ウイスキー
TEMPURA
天婦羅
TAKU OBATA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
KOHEI NAWA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
SHODO
書道
KENDO
剣道
JUDO
柔道
SADO
茶道
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家