They can be seen everywhere in Japan, almost as often as the convenience stores. Brightly lit in vivid colors, covered with ads featuring anime characters (Evangelion seems to be a popular choice)… and when the doors are opening, a deafening noise comes from inside!
Yes, you guessed right, I’m talking about Pachinko parlors:
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Lens: VR 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/40s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 320
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: