1991 and Russia's Glimpse into Japanese Arcade Culture | Марафон-15 (Marathon-15)
On the brink of its demise, Soviet Russia had a chance to see the early 1990s arcade experience that they never before had.
In early 1990s Soviet Russia, a television show, Марафон-15, aired as the union collapsed and the era of glasnost shaped culture. Thanks to it, Soviet children had a chance to see what was going on in Japan’s arcade culture. Nearly 30 years before a certain well-known operations company from the country expanded into Moscow.
Sergei Suponev, son of poet E…
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