Girl, You’ll Be a Warship Soon

Who says Japanese arcade gaming is all about teenage boys?

There comes a time when a girl isn’t quite sure who she is for a while. I’m pretty tuned into this stuff, having consumed popular media for a few decades.

You see, there’s this transition between being a provocatively uniformed simpering schoolgirl in a barely sufficient skirt, and being an 8-turreted destroyer battleship in a fleet of other girls / aircraft carriers.

Kantai Collection: finally, a game by women, for women.

What? It’s designed by a man? That’s impressive!

Photographer and writer covering Tokyo arcade life – the videogames, the metropolis and the people