Japanese Arcades Struggling Now !

Japanese Arcades which need help NOW !

Arcades in Japan (aka gamecenters) are encountering big difficulties since a long time due to mobile gaming explosive growth and more recently with covid crisis. They are closing each and everyday, it’s the japanese heritage that is disapearing under our eyes. Here is how to help directly the ones struggling to survive !

Play Spot Big One Second (Saitama)

Play-Spot-Big-One-Second Arcade
プレイスポット ビッグワンセカンド
Adress : Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Minami-ku Minamiurawa 2-27-12 Abiantobiru 2F

Game Newton (Tokyo)

game newton tokyo Arcade

Adress : 25-8 Oyamacho, Itabashi City, Tokyo 173-0023, Japan
Website : http://game-newton.co.jp/
HELP PAGE : https://streamlabs.com/gamenewton/tip

Koatsu (Osaka)

ko-atsu arcade osaka

Adress : 2 Chome-2-21 Tenjinbashi, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0041, JP

A-cho (Kyoto)

a-cho-kyoto-arcade
This arcade is home to some of the most hardcore players you’ll ever meet, especially at KOF. 
+ Their logo is a bear like us !
Adress : Nakagyo Ward, Higashidaimonjicho, 604-8043 Kyoto JP
HELP PAGE : Direct Bank Transfer

 

Playland F-One R (Sendai)

Playland F-One R Arcade

プレイランド エフワンR

Adress : Bldg Kotobuki B1F, 2-6-6 Central, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi
Website : http://playlandf1r.blog.shinobi.jp/
HELP PAGE : https://www.sakimeshi.com/detail/20731/

 

Other important independant japanese arcade like : Mikado, Trf Nakano, Game Versus, Shinjuku Sportsland, Game In Ebisen are not included in this list because they seem to be dealing well with the situation. If you want more to be included contact us.