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Six spots where you can experience VR! Carefully selected recommended facilities in Tokyo

VR has been applied to a variety of fields, and VR as a form of entertainment has recently taken root. Especially in Tokyo, facilities where people can casually experience VR are springing up one after another.

If you are interested in VR, please visit these recommended spots.

6 spots to experience VR in Tokyo

Recommended VR Facilities in Tokyo

VR experience facility 1: VR PARK TOKYO (Shibuya)

VR PARK TOKYO is a VR experience facility that opened in Shibuya in 2016. When it first opened, it was packed every day, making it difficult to even enter, but things are now slowly calming down.

VR PARK TOKYO does not have a ticket for each attraction; you pay an admission fee and can play as much as you want for 110 minutes. There are 8 different attractions to play (as of December 2019), and you can also go around to your favorite attractions.

Many of the attractions can be played together by multiple people. Some attractions allow for cooperative play, so you can have fun while getting excited. This is a great place for a holiday date or a family outing.

Store Information *Information current as of December 2019 (same as below)

Store name VR PARK TOKYO
Address KN Shibuya 1 Building 4F, 13-11 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Transportation About 5 minutes walk from JR Shibuya station
Business Hours 10:00-22:30

VR Experience Facility 2: MAZARIA (Ikebukuro)

MAZARIA is a VR experience facility located in Sunshine City in Ikebukuro. The concept is “a place to get into anime and games,” and you can experience familiar content such as “Mario Kart” and “Pac-Man” in VR. 20 attractions are available as of September 2019, so you can spend the whole day there and never get bored.

The restaurant also offers a menu featuring anime and video game motifs. If you are tired of playing games, it is a good idea to enjoy a meal while taking a break.

Store Information

Store Name. MAZARIA, a place to enter animation and games
Address 3F World Import Mart Building, Sunshine City, Higashi-Ikebukuro 3-chome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Transportation 8 minutes walk from JR Ikebukuro Station, 3 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Higashi-Ikebukuro Station
Hours of operation 10:00-22:00 (last admission until 21:00) *Open all year round

VR Experience Facility 3: Sunshine 60 Observation Deck SKY CIRCUS (Ikebukuro)

You can also experience VR at the Sunshine 60 Observation Deck, a famous sightseeing spot in Ikebukuro. It features realistic VR attractions using actual wind and authentic machines, such as “TOKYO Bullet Flight,” in which you fly through the skies of Tokyo, and “Ultra Reverse Bungy,” in which you dive from a huge steel tower.

Attractions are attended after purchasing a timed ticket. Even on crowded days, it is possible to kill time elsewhere after purchasing tickets. It is also a good idea to wander around when visiting the observatory.

Store Information

Name of Store Sunshine 60 Observation Deck SKY CIRCUS
Address Sunshine 60 Building, 60F, Sunshine City, 3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Transportation Ikebukuro Station (JR, Tokyo Metro, Seibu Line, Tobu Line) approx. 8 min. walk
Opening Hours 10:00 – 22:00
*Tickets sold at the ticket counter on the day of the event are available from 10:00 – 21:00

*Last admission is 1 hour before closing.

VR Experience Facility 4: Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO (Yurakucho)

Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO, operated by Konica Minolta, is home to VirtuaLink, a group experience type VR. It is characterized by the ability to explore a real city or area in VR and enjoy the starry sky. The VR space can be shared by multiple people, allowing participants to walk around while communicating with each other.

Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO is a facility specializing in planetariums, so a variety of other planetarium contents are available. If you enjoy gazing at the starry sky, you should definitely visit.

Store Information

Store Name Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO
Address 9F Yurakucho Marion, 2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Transportation 3 minutes walk from JR Yamanote Line “Yurakucho Station” Chuo Exit or Ginza Exit.
Business hours 10:30-22:00 (last admission at 21:00)

VR Experience Facility 5: VREX (Shinjuku)

Located in Shinjuku, VREX is a new type of café and bar where you can enjoy both eating and drinking as well as VR and AR games. The café and bar area is furnished with tables so that you can enjoy your meal and drinks at your leisure, and while waiting times tend to be long at most VR facilities, at VREX you can make reservations for attractions so that you can relax in your seat until the start time.

Many of the attractions are games in which multiple people cooperate or compete for a score. Some of the attractions, such as “Sleeper Throw” and “Whack-a-Mole,” are a little different from those found at other facilities. Challenge yourself to the most advanced games while enjoying a meal with your friends or loved ones.

Store Information

Store name VREX Shinjuku
Address APM Building 5F, 1-27-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Transportation 6 minutes walk from East Exit of JR Shinjuku Station
Hours of operation 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

VR Experience Facility 6: Tokyo Joypolis (Odaiba)

At Tokyo Joypolis, an indoor theme park in Odaiba, visitors can enjoy “ZERO LATENCY VR,” a VR game from Australia. This is a shooting game that can be played by 6 players simultaneously. The player actually moves around in a large space and fights the oncoming enemies. By moving your own body, you can enjoy an overwhelming sense of immersion in the game world.

In addition to VR games, Tokyo Joypolis offers a variety of other attractions. Visit Tokyo Joypolis when you are in doubt about where to go on a holiday.

Store Information

Store Name Tokyo Joypolis ZERO LATENCY VR
Address DECKS Tokyo Beach 3F-5F, 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Transportation 2 minutes walk from Yurikamome Odaiba Kaihin Koen Station
Hours of operation 10:00-22:00 (last admission at 21:15)

Experience the most advanced VR attractions!

As introduced in the article, there are many facilities in Tokyo where you can enjoy VR. All facilities are attractive, so it is a good idea to visit them in order of your interest. We encourage you to go out on weekends to experience VR.


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