Saturday, January 24, 2009

Flickr Pic #58: [Shibuya] Space

[Shibuya] Space
[Shibuya] Space
Originally uploaded by scion_cho

Found this pachinko parlor at Shibuya.

Pachinko (パチンコ?) is a Japanese gaming device used for amusement and prizes. Although pachinko machines were originally strictly mechanical, modern pachinko machines are a cross between a pinball machine and a video slot machine. (wiki)

These pachinkos seem to be very addicting as they are as abundant as Mcdonalds stores here in Japan. I think even in the most rural places in Japan, there lies a pachinko parlor around. There are even jobs such as pachinko engineers and journalists.

Taken on September 21, 2008
Location: Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

See Flickr post #57 (click link here)

posted by ScIoN 9:22 AM


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