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Tokyo Game Show 東京ゲームショウ
One of the world's biggest video game expos
Drawing visitors from all over the world, Tokyo Game Show, hosted every September in Chiba's Makuhari Messe , is the ultimate gamer's paradise.
How to Get There
Makuhari Messe is easily accessible by train or bus.
From Narita Airport, during the convention, there is a direct bus service to Makuhari Messe .
From Tokyo, the JR Keiyo Line runs between Tokyo Station and Kaihimmakuhari Station and takes about 35 minutes.
The first ever Tokyo Game Show was held in 1996
Typically the closing day is the most popular
Usually held during the third or fourth week of September
One of the world's biggest
The scale of Tokyo Game Show is enormous. With more than 260,000 visitors in 2019, and online from 2020-2021, fans attend from all over the world. There are more than 600 exhibitors including major corporate game companies such as Bandai Namco, Konami, Square Enix and Capcom, as well as independent companies including up-and-coming start-ups and overseas operators. Games of all genres are on show, from puzzle and sports to competitive shooters and online RPGs.
Play the latest games before they reach the public
It's a great way to experience the latest games and industry technology. Come and experience hardware and software created based on the latest technology.
Tokyo Game Show is as much about shopping as it is about seeing and playing games. In particular, toys, game accessories, clothes with designs from popular games, food and other goods that are not sold in normal shops, are only available at the Tokyo Game Show that year.
The latest information may differ, so please check the official website
* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.