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
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
Gyudon(beef-on-rice bowl)
牛丼
Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Public bathhouse
銭湯
Soba (Japanese traditional noodles)
日本蕎麦
Gundam 1/1
ガンダム1/1
Traditional Japanese guest house
古民家ゲストハウス
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Shinjuku
新宿
Mangroves
マングローブ
Sanshin
三線
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
China
Kuroko's Basketball/ Magi
Italy
Sengoku Muso
Japan
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Japan
Kinnikuman
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Shohekiga
障壁画
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
Aburi-mochi
あぶり餅
Ippon udon
一本饂飩
Wrapping
ラッピング
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Japanese knives
包丁
Metal tableware
金属食器
RAMEN
ラーメン
KAISEKI
懐石
SUKIYAKI
すき焼き
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
KOHEI NAWA
Nerhol
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
TAKU OBATA
NEBUTA MATSURI
MENBURYU
SANJA MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
KARATEDO
空手
NOH
SHODO
書道
JUDO
柔道
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SHOGI
SHOGI
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR
e-Sports
e-Sports
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES