Real Retro

While retro arcade gaming is a niche interest in the West, it’s hard for it to establish a comeback when only nerds will seek it out.

This retro game corner in Shinjuku isn’t a carefully constructed vintage showcase: seems they just had a bunch of 90s games still there, so put a “retro” sign up as hipster bait.

Authentic beep-bloop grunge that your hip beard-and-bodybuilding barcade could only dream of.

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