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VR fun!

Walked past this place and my 74yo dad saw an advertisement for a VR game. He was intrigued and... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
MuppetTrojan
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Adelaide, Australia
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Cool place to feel like a kid again

6 floors of gaming mayhem from prize machines to VR. Used to have a pleothra of 80’s arcade games... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
JanneT284
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Helsinki, Finland
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SEGA arcade is the Coolest Arcades in japan.‘Ge-Sen’ stands for ‘Game Center'. Generally speaking in Japan arcades are called 'Game center’ or ‘Amusment Park’ as well. In SEGA ‘Ge-Sen’ mostly you can find game consoles that use the latest...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1-10-9 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

My 10 year old son and I had a blast with the UFO catchers in the Sega building. Some of the prizes are appropriate for children some of the prizes are not. Like the dolls with the exaggerated boobs in some of the ufo catchers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Walked past this place and my 74yo dad saw an advertisement for a VR game. He was intrigued and keen to have a go. So my 28yo girlfriend, dad and I went up and got straight in. It was a lot of fun and fair...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

If you grew up playing Sega systems in the 80/90’s then this is a place you have to visit when in Tokyo! All the classic games with a cool buzz around the building, fun way to pass a few hours walking round playing games and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DoniC1984
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

UFO cathers are basically scam, it is a lot better to buy item you want in shop nearby. If you want to waste money anyways find smaller arcades and use machines with knife cutting paper handle which actually do something.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheLycon
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

6 floors of gaming mayhem from prize machines to VR. Used to have a pleothra of 80’s arcade games but those are now replaced with brand new hit games. Do not miss the VR area at the 6th floor!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanneT284
Reviewed 12 December 2018

There are 3 or 4 Sega arcades in Akihabara, and each of them are a little different. One has racing games like Inital D and Mario Kart, on the lower level. Another has VR games on the top level. There are all types of games,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ourgreenbranch
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Very cool place with lots of floors filled with games! Didn't have to wait much to play the most popular games

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank soranameart
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Found sega building no 3 in Akihabara and explored separate levels of crane games (still couldn’t catch the soft toy), Japanese arcade games (didn’t understand the Japanese but what the hell! Had a go!) got overwhelmed by the noise level n energy on the music...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slaacciphone
Reviewed 6 October 2018

It's not cheating but it's also not the right thing to do. After a player fed in tons of money into a claw machine and unsuccessful in getting the prize leaving the prize in a precarious position for the next player to play. NO, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank BadBoyz
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Had fun playing the arcades. Neat to see multiple floors of arcades, but found there could be some more variety. Was cool to watch some of the locals play as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
...More
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thymetotravel999
27 February 2019|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
I was only there during the midday and left around 3 so idk if there was an age limit.
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vlh33
25 December 2018|
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No you can use 100 yen coins or 500 yen coins to pkay. There is always a money changer ( from paper money to coins) in these game centers in japan
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vlh33
25 December 2018|
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Response from ourgreenbranch | Reviewed this property |
There's a token machine near the front entrance. Or you can use your pasmo card.
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