Six Largest Arcade Game Centers in Akihabara

 

Moore than anything else, Akihabara is known as a game and anime town. Therefore it is not a surprise it is abundant with places where you can play arcade games.

We chose six of them with a large enough variety of activities to fill up a whole day. 

 

 

Taito Station

 

Taito Station is one of the leading names in arcade gaming known for its invader icon. Besides arcade games, there are many more ways to have fun here, including prize games with anime and manga memorabilia, virtual games and photo sticker booths. You can find detailed information on the homepage about the floor guide, WiFi, use of IC cards and money exchange.

 

 

 

 

Taito station Akihabara 

Address:

Kizou Bld., 4-2-2, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

Monday~THursday:10:00~23:30

Friday~Sunday, holidays:10:00~24:00

Official site:

https://www.taito.co.jp/gc/store/00001802

 

 

SEGA

 

SEGA is a large arcade game store easily recognizable for its bold blue logo on a completely red building. It has a range of arcade games from UFO catcher and music&videom crane and prize games to photo booths and medal games.

The reason it is on our list is that SEGA arcade was ranked as the first in ‘The 20 Coolest Arcades in the World’ in a rakning done by American media.

 

SEGA Akihabara 1st

Address:

B1-4F, 1-10-9, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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  • JR Akihabara station – 1 minute from Electric Town exit

Business hours:

10:00~23:30

Official site:

https://tempo.sega.jp/am/akiba-1/

 

SEGA Akihabara 2nd

 

 

 

Address:

1-15-1, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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  • JR Akihabara station – 2 minutes from Electric Town exit

Business hours:

10:00~23:30

Official site:

https://sega.jp/location/

 

SEGA Akihabara 4th

 

 

Address:

B1-4F, 1-15-9, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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  • JR Akihabara station – less than a minute from Electric Town exi; next to Yamada Denki LABI Akihabara Computer Kan

Business hours:

10:00~23:30

Official site:

https://tempo.sega.jp/am/akiba-eki/

 

SEGA Akihabara 3rd (SEGA VR AREA AKIHABARA is on the 5th floor)

 

 

 

Access:

Sotokanda ichi-chome Bldg.,1-11-11, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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  • JR Akihabara station  – 4 minutes from Electric Town exit

Business hours:

10:00~23:30

Official site:

https://tempo.sega.jp/am/akiba-new/

 

 

Adores

 

Adores Akihabara has a huge selection of crane machines. Furthermore, you can enjoy karaoke and anime collaboration café. The theme changes regulary, most of them beign female-oriented which separates it from other game centers.

 

 

 

 

 

Adores

Address:

Google maps:

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  • JR Akihabara station – just outside of Electric Town exit

Business hours:

10:00~23:30

Official site:

https://www.adores.jp/tenpo/akihabara.html