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Space Invaders 40th Anniversary special VR Games in Osaka Yodobashi 2018 – Never miss it!

You can’t miss the temporary Space Invaders VR Games at Yodobashi in Osaka if you are visiting Japan in 2018 or in January 2019! It opened on August 9, 2018 and the pop game store will be open till January 27, 2019. Location: Yodobashi Umeda Store Address: 1-1 Ofuka-cho,Kita-ku,Osaka-shi,Osaka [MAP] Hours: 9:30 – 22:00 (Last admission 21:30) Space Invaders VR Games They have 3 AR games and 1 gigantic game of Space Invaders available. 1.ARKINVADERS In this VR game, you kick and shoot the ball to destroy invader ships on a virtual gaming floor. Strike back the massive Invader attacks with your feet! 2. NOBORINVADERS You will love this unique combination [...]

Digital Museum Tokyo – tickets, directions and more

Mori Building Digital Art Museum – teamLab Borderless is opening in Tokyo on June 21, 2018. Do you want to experience the “future” you’ve seen in sci-fi movies? Do you like to literally touch and feel the cutting-edge? Or, do you like arts? If your answer to one of the questions above is yes, you can’t miss this Digital Art Museum in Tokyo. TeamLab has held many exhibitions before. They had ones in abroad in places like London and Thailand. But those are all temporary ones. This time, it is going to be a permanent exhibition. I’ve been to Teamlab exhibition in Tokyo three years ago and it was beyond [...]

How to enjoy hot springs in Japan

Hot Springs in Japan are called “onsen”. It literally means hot springs,  as “on” means warm and “sen” means springs. Because Japanese archipelago forms a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, where volcanos are active, chances are you find hot springs everywhere you go in Japan. Yes, even monkeys enjoy natural hot springs. (Those are not the ones humans go in by the way.) There are total of 54,804 hot springs in Japan and all 47 prefectures have hot springs. I strongly recommend you try getting in one of them, because it is refreshing and also is a good chance to experience the local culture. There are a few tips [...]

Real Escape games in Tokyo – Tokyo Mystery Circus

Do you like solving puzzles? Do you also like adventure? Then, try real escape games in Japan! If  you’ve never heard of escape rooms, it is basically a room full of puzzles and riddles. You will be locked in that room. You will collaborate with your roommates to decipher, break and penetrate the code and get out of the room within the time limit. Sounds exciting? Then, head to Tokyo Mystery Circus in Shinjuku, Tokyo. They have English based escape rooms including “Escape from the Prison” and “Spellbound Supper”. They also have a room where you become a spy agent and try to infiltrate enemy’s base. I’ve been to English [...]