Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

arcadehero August 17, 2016 1
Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

(Thanks to Venumspyder for the tip)

It goes without saying that Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution arcade series has been a phenomenon all over the world since it was introduced in the late 90s. Interest¬†has picked up again here in the US as many locations have been getting their hands on the new DDR A but it never went away in Japan. This short documentary by VICE News takes a look at the DDR craze in Tokyo, interviewing top players like Takaske and what they do to train for the frequent competitions that they participate in. Check it out here:

Are there any games you train at every day?


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  1. Vicky August 29, 2016 at 5:21 pm - Reply

    Love this! So many good memories. I wish it was longer.

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