Kawasaki Warehouse

Coin-operated games and arcades.
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Anyone ever go? Looks crazy!
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Yup, been there 2 years ago, it's really something.

But i read somewhere that it's going to close it's doors soon.
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The video says it closed last month :(

It was one of the arcades on my list for when I finally get to Japan, shame it's gone, although I think the decor might have creeped the Mrs. out a bit too much :lol:
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Yes, it's certainly one of the best I have visited - being a modern building there was quite a bit of open space in the main areas that created a really chilled out vibe.

Although not shown in the video, they had multiple machines for all the latest releases and a interesting classics selection.
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Went to Tokyo both in 2016 and 17, I guess I should've visited them. Oh well...
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Don't feel bad - I've been here 12 years and never went.. :shifty:
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Really cool place but many cabs had poor maintained screens/controls.
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I guess part of the attraction was that it was a 'destination' with so much in one place.

Taito Hey or Try Tower are just as interesting, so don't feel that you missed out.

I personally like the charm of small independent arcades just as much tbh
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Didn't Try Tower close a year or so back?
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Yes, top floor retro station closed at least. All those cabs went to Sweden. 8-)
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have been twice, and it was a great place, was there in Sept, then found out it was closing :(
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Rimusement Tower? :fastlove:
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I wish!
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Very cool ,so much detail gone into the decor.

Shame I didn't see it when I was over there.
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too late for those who could not visit this superb games room
she was close
and the building has just been destroyed :palm:
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Japan sure is fast about demolishing unused buildings in urban areas.

I got a chance to go a few weeks before closing... really awesome place, and appreciated the deluxe Sega cabs (Outrun & Space Harrier!).

The candies on the main floor were... not well maintained, lol. The retro cabs upstairs definitiely were!
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