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“Check in Nintendo!” – Delighted fans recall Japanese giants taking over an international airport

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Japan is a famous place for tourists to witness the traditional culture. But some visit the โ€œLand of the Rising Sunโ€ to see the huge pop culture there. After all, the country is known for many things. Furthermore, it is also the birthplace of the famous video game console industries such as Sony and Nintendo.

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Nintendo is a Japanese multinational company known for producing video games and consoles. It is one of the oldest video game companies in the game industry. Nintendo has created several popular consoles and video games. Not to mention, one of the most famous game characters, Mario, was a creation of this Japanese giant.

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Tokyo International Airport has a Nintendo theme

Japanese multimedia is famous worldwide and the country does not shy away from promoting them. However, they go to some astounding limits. Japan uses favorite anime or video game themes in major train stations and airports. People can witness trains themed to famous anime series like Naruto and stations with giant character statues.

Even airports are not skipped, because Tokyo International Airport has a Nintendo theme. Once someone lands in Tokyo, Japan, they can see Rosalina welcoming everyone to the country. They can also spot other famous Nintendo game characters such as Mario and Mushroom Boy at the airport.

Most of the airportโ€™s walls are also red, with video game characters and logos everywhere. If this is not enough, they also have a Switch station where people can try the gaming experience on the hybrid console.

The airport had these changes after the release of the Nintendo Switch in 2017. The reason for this theme was to promote the Switch console. Moreover, it is not the only airport with this theme. Many other Japanese airports, such as Narita and Kansai, have a similar Nintendo theme.

What does Twitter say about Tokyo International Airport?

Fans showed their love for the international airport. They may never have imagined seeing something like this. Tokyo International Airport would undoubtedly excite fans of the Japanese giants. Most fans were amazed by the Nintendo-themed airport, although some joked about the Japanese giants buying the airport. Letโ€™s take a look at some of those fan reactions.

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