Tokyo Super Potato’s vintage video game store is now on eBay

Gamers never forget their first video game console. For some, it’s the gray cartridges of the original Game Boy that embody nostalgia, while for others it’s the old Super Nintendo plugged into a square TV that evokes fond childhood memories.

At the Super Potato video game megastore, anyone looking to revisit their childhood relics can find everything from early edition Super Mario Bros to rare Japanese-only games you’ve probably never heard of. The chain has several locations in Japan, but its flagship store in Akihabara – Tokyo’s otaku central – is his most famous.

The three-story shop is a great place to browse retro electronics — its collection is so extensive it almost looks like a museum. There are pristine old-school used consoles alongside newer games and unopened collectibles. But with the current travel restrictionsit is impossible for international visitors to join the party.

Fortunately, Super Potato has just created an eBay store aimed specifically at overseas buyers. The store doesn’t have Super Potato’s full catalog of products – in fact, the listings are a bit light right now – but keep an eye out and you might find a lost gem you’ve been trying to put your finger on. hand.

Those residing in Japan do not need to use the eBay store as Super Potato already has an online store with domestic shipping. The Japanese store even offers to replace the batteries and repair your old consoles that no longer work, so that you can maintain this nostalgia for video games.

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