This used to be Tokiwa Musen, which billed itself as Akihabara’s “oldest, smallest game shop.” This is where you used to be able to go to get new releases for heavily-discounted prices, conveniently located right near the train station exit. Now it’s three Coke machines. Bummer.


Features Editor, Kotaku. Japanese curry aficionado. Author of the books Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life and Final Fantasy V from Boss Fight Books.

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Any idea what happened to it? Their website doesn’t seem to say anything.