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This downtown Tokyo video rental shop still has 6,000 VHS tapes, will rent you a VCR too【Photos】

Right in the middle of one of Japan’s trendiest neighborhoods is a celebration of old-school media.

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Video surfaces of Mr. Sato’s days as an alternative rock bassist and amateur animator

He was apparently a big Degrassi fan too judging by his clothes.

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Japanese Twitter obsessed with app that revives the VHS camcorder recording quality of the ‘80s

The app turns your high quality smartphone camera into a handheld VHS camcorder

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A peek inside one of the last VHS-only video rental stores in Japan

Looks like someone was kind enough to rewind back to 20 years ago.

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Sony to stop selling Betamax video cassette tapes in March

Sony announced on Tuesday that after four decades, it will stop shipping Betamax (or Beta) and MicroMV video cassette tapes next March. The company explained that it is ending sales in these formats in light of the changing marketplace, due to the end of analog television broadcasts in Japan in 2012, the decreased demand, and other factors.

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