Kinaco, Arcade Centre, Osaka

Snuck between a ramen restuarant and a postal shipping office, on one of the many backstreets off the main drag in DenDenTown, Osaka, is this little gem of an arcade centre, Kinaco.
Hosting only American arcade cabinets, and predominately Atari cabinets it’s a retro arcade gamers dream.

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Kinaco, Arcade Centre, Osaka

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Inside the arcade

Only open on Sunday afternoons (1pm~8pm) this must be more of a labour of love for the owner than a huge money-making business.

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Paperboy Arcade Cabinet

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Marble Madness Arcade Cabinet

Occasionally the cabinets get worked on so you might not always be able to play your favourite.

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Pack Rat Arcade Cabinet

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Tempest Arcade Cabinet

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Atari Food Fight Arcade Cabinet

A brief video tour of the arcade:

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Road Runner Arcade Cabinet

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Major Havoc arcade cabinet

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Smash TV Arcade Cabinet

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Smash TV Control Panel

The star attraction has got to be this beautiful Star Wars sit-down cabinet in all it’s glory.

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Star Wars Arcade, Sit-down cabinet

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Star Wars Arcade Cabinet

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Star Wars cab side artwork

One of my favourite arcade games was unfortunately out of order.

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Asteroids arcade cabinet

The Deluxe Asteroids Cab was working though.

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Asteroids Deluxe Arcade Cabinet

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Asteroids High-Score

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Missile Command Control Panel

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Missile Command Arcade Cabinet

It can be a bit tricky to find, but it’s worth seeking out.

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