Still Invading Space

Easy to think that this space invader is just a generic symbol of an arcade, but of course Space Invaders is Taito's game, released in 1978.

So much of gaming for my generation – the fundamentals, the heritage – was born in Japan.

It's a joy that you can still see it lighting up the streets at night. Can’t say how long it will last, but it's still there now.

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