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Awesome Things to Do In Japan: Most Popular Amusement in Tokyo and Surroundings! (March 2020 Ranking)

Awesome Things to Do In Japan: Most Popular Amusement in Tokyo and Surroundings! (March 2020 Ranking)

Date published: 23 March 2020

Here are the most popular Amusement in Tokyo and Surroundings, according to leading travel website Live Japan! Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in the past month. Be sure to add them to your Japan travel plan when you visit Tokyo and Surroundings!

1.Palette Town

1.Palette Town

Pallete Town is a popular site with many entertainment facilities for both children and adults. Among these are a large Ferris wheel (Symbol of Odaiba), MEGA WEB (car theme park) and Venus Fort (large shopping mall designed to resemble Medieval Europe). Venus Fort has about 190 restaurants and shops for fashion, accessories and general goods, and an outlet floor handling both domestic and foreign brands. From the large Ferris wheel you can enjoy majestic views of Tokyo Tower, Sky Tree, Tokyo Gate Bridge and Rainbow Bridge; the twinkling night view is popular as well. Pallete Town is directly connected to Omi Station on the New Transit Yurikamome. A three-minute walk from Tokyo Teleport Station on the Rinkai Line (direct from JR Saikyo Line).

2.SEGA Shinjyuku Kabukicho

2.SEGA Shinjyuku Kabukicho

We have a plentiful lineup of the latest arcade games, prize games, photo sticker machines, and more.
All our games can be played at affordable prices. Not only Japanese yen but Japanese electronic money is accepted as well (Some game machines do not accept electronic money).
The 1st floor is dedicated to prize games with all kinds of character prizes players can win and take home.
You might even find plush toys, figurines or other goods of your favorite characters.
If you find it difficult to win a prize, you might want to ask our staff for a way to get it.
They may provide some tips on how to win.
On the 2nd floor are 3 types of the latest VR game machines, as well as a wide range of music games and other video games.
We especially recommend the VR games. Please give them a try.

  • SEGA Shinjyuku Kabukicho
    • Address Daini Toa Kaikan 1F, 2F, 1-21-1, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0021
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    • Nearest Station Shinjuku Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Toei Shinjuku Line / Toei Oedo Line / Keio Line / Keio New Line / Odakyu Odawara Line)
      5 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3208-0571

3.SEGA Akihabara 3rd

3.SEGA  Akihabara  3rd

UFO catchers inside the SEGA’s arcade have a wide selection of popular character-themed products. If you are not sure of how to use them, please ask a staff. He/She might even give you a tip. Other game machines include maimai, by which you can enjoy music as if you were dancing, and photo sticker machines to take clear and beautiful photos as if they were taken by a professional photographer. There are also video games and driving games. Please come here to find your favorite game machine.

4.Tokyo Joypolis

4.Tokyo Joypolis

The Tokyo Joypolis is one of the largest theme parks in the nation, and its concept is ”DigitaReal.” You can have new, unusual experiences in the theme park, where the digital world and the real space are integrated. It provides five DigitaReal spaces, such as the DigitaReal Live Stage, where projected images and actors perform together, and the Trans Illusion, which fuses video images, lights, and sounds by utilizing the lighting and audio system. Also, it holds various events and stage shows, such as projection mapping shows. There is a café in which you can enjoy a light meal while you have fun and a store that handles original goods and the goods of Sonic, which is one of the popular characters in the Sega games. So, it is a theme park that a variety of people can enjoy, including families, groups, and couples. It is a 2-minute walk from the Odaiba-kaihin Park Station on the Yurikamome Line or a 5-minute walk from the Tokyo Teleport Station on the Rinkai Line.

5.SEGA Akihabara 1st

5.SEGA  Akihabara  1st

UFO catchers inside the SEGA’s arcade have a wide selection of popular character-themed products. If you are not sure of how to use them, please ask a staff member. He/She might even give you a tip. Other game machines include maimai, which you can enjoy music as if you were dancing, video games and driving games. Please come here to find your favorite game machine.

6.TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER

6.TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER

A large-scale theme park of ONE PIECE, which is popular around the world. You can enjoy the amusement attractions, live show, restaurants, and shops where you can buy the original merchandises, etc. in the world of ONE PIECE.

The theme of 2019 is “How many islands appear, how many stories there are.” According to it, we are holding a big event ”Cruise History” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ONE PIECE Anime. The largest exhibition ever is now in TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER. The original illustrations of the Anime and the storyboards, and so on are on display. Also, the first audio guide of voice actors in TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER and the games are here. You can see, listen, touch and eat in the world of ONE PIECE.

  • TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER
    TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER
    東京ワンピースタワー
    • Address Tokyo Tower Foot Town, 4-2-8 Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0011
    • Nearest Station Akabanebashi Station (Toei Oedo Line)
      5 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-5777-5308

7.TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS

7.TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS

Tokyo Mystery Circus is a ”mystery” theme park opened in Shinjuku at the end of 2017, one of only a few in the world! As of July 2018, we have become a greatly popular facility, welcoming over 200,000 players regardless of age or gender. Entry is free but tickets are required to take part in the games. We regularly offer over ten different hands-on games and attractions. These include real escape games, in which you have to escape a perilous situation within the time limit; real infiltration games, in which you have to complete missions that require you to infiltrate an enemy facility like a spy; and projection table games, which combine projection mapping with mystery solving to create quite a magical experience. Many of our experiences can also be enjoyed in English, including ”A Mystery at Magic Academy SHINJUKU,” in which you can tour the sights of Shinjuku while solving mystery. Some are also available in Simplified Chinese.
On the first floor, you can also enjoy ”yelo” shaved ice, which kicked off a shaved ice boom in Japan.

  • TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
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    • Address APM building, 1-27-5, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0021
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    • Nearest Station Shinjuku Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Toei Shinjuku Line / Toei Oedo Line / Keio Line / Keio New Line / Odakyu Odawara Line)
      7 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-6273-8641

8.SEGA Akihabara 4th

8.SEGA  Akihabara  4th

UFO catchers inside the SEGA’s arcade have a wide selection of popular character-themed products. If you are not sure of how to use them, please ask a staff member. He/She might even give you a tip. Other game machines include maimai, which you can enjoy music as if you were dancing, video games and driving games. Please come here to find your favorite game machine.

9.Namja Town

9.Namja Town

Namja Town prides itself on being Japan's largest indoor theme park. Here, you can enjoy all sorts of attractions without worrying about the weather. The park consists of three towns. Dokkingamu Plaza is a European-style townscape with a large gummi (candy) tree as its symbol. Fukubukuro Nana-Chome Shopping Street reproduces a Japanese townscape circa 1955. Mononoke Bangaichi is a mysterious town overtaken by mononoke (ghosts). Each town has fun attractions for the whole family. When you get hungry, Namja Gyoza Stadium on Fukubukuro Nana-Chome Shopping Street serves up local gyoza from various places, while Fukubukuro Dessert Side Street offers decorated desserts. There is also a souvenir shop selling items such as original character goods. A three-minute walk from Higashi-Ikebukuro Station on the Yuraku-cho Line, and an eight-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station.

  • Namja Town
    • Address The second floor of the sunshine city world import Mart Building, 3, Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-0013
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    • Nearest Station Higashi-Ikebukuro Station (Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)
      3 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-5950-0765

10.Sega Ikebukuro GiGo

10.Sega Ikebukuro GiGo

All game centers are packed into Ikebukuro GiGo!
We have a anime-themed reservation-only cafe on B2.
B1 to L2 are filled with a huge amount of crane games.
The prizes inside are items you can only get in a game center.
Every floor is packed with excitement: L3 has music games, L4-5 have video games, L6 has photobooths and L7 is our goods floor.
At the shop front on L1, we also sell taiyaki, a traditional Japanese sweet.
Come and play if you're in Ikebukuro!

  • Sega Ikebukuro GiGo
    • Address TECH35 building B1F - 7F, 1-21-1, Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-0013
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    • Nearest Station Ikebukuro Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line)
      10 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3981-6906
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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