Just in case you need more evidence that Toyko is a special city, a store in Akihabara called Super Potato can be exhibit #7632.

Super Potato in Tokyo, Japan

Super Potato is an awe-inspiring, multi-level shrine to classic video games.  It’s amazing.

Super Potato in Tokyo, Japan

The first two levels?  Game after game after game for every game system you can think of (and some that you probably can’t), not to mention the systems themselves.

Super Potato in Tokyo, Japan

And then there’s the toys, figurines, clothing, and any manner of game-related ephemera.

Super Potato in Tokyo, Japan

As if that wasn’t enough, on the third floor there’s an old school arcade, with games like Street Fighter 2, 1941, and Metal Slug.  It’s nuts.

Super Potato in Tokyo, Japan

I think I need to start learning Japanese, because I’m pretty sure I have to live in Japan now.  I need to be somewhere a place like this can exist, and I just can’t imagine Super Potato being able to thrive in any other city in the world.

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