Japanese people do TV games on the tatami
Speaking of Japanese culture, most of you think of
“Cartoon”, “TV game”
“Manga (comic books)”
besides the tatami.
and so on.
Japanese TV games, its characters, cartoons, and manga is so popular for fans from abroad.
There are so many tourists from abroad at shops specializing in game software in Akihabara, Tokyo.
Japanese people lives with the tatami.
They like to be on the tatami even if they play the TV game.
Most of them feel to
“be able to be focus”
“be patient with playing for long time”
by sitting and playing on the tatami.
is developed in Japan for people who want to play the game on the tatami.
The Zaisu means small and legless chair for the tatami room.
Its backrest makes us relaxing, and we can sit on the tatami floor with
your legs straight out in front of you.
In Akihabara, there is a showroom -cum- shop for Japanese high speck gaming PC brand called
There is a space to put the tatami and the chabudai (low dining table) at the shop.
is putted in it, so that you can test play the TV games with sitting on the tatami.
You can experience
“playing the game on the tatami”
just like Japanese people in Akihabara called
“Holy Land for geeks”.
If you are interested in Japanese game culture and life styles, why can’t you visit Akihabara?
Source of photo: http://akiba-pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/wakiba/find/1037433.html