Sony Park Exhibition “(1) The game is a social gathering place. 』Start accepting reservations on 6/16 (Wednesday) | New encounters triggered by PlayStation® such as successive titles selected by Taiiku Okazaki 6/26 (Sat) -7/7 (Wednesday)

Final program "Sony Park Exhibition" in which 6 groups of artists participate in 6 fields of Sony-2021 / 6/26 (Sat) -9/30 (Tue) | Tamio Okuda "Cantabile IN THE PARK" Recruitment of viewers

Ginza Sony Park (Ginza Sony Park) is Sony under the theme of six diverse fields that Sony will work on before October 2021 when construction work for the "new Ginza Sony Park" scheduled to be completed in 2024 will begin. The final program "Sony Park Exhibition", which will be developed by 6 groups of artists belonging to the music group, will start on Saturday, June 26, 2021. The first hands-on event "Game is a social gathering place" in which artist Taiiku Okazaki participates will be held from June 26th (Sat) to July 7th (Wed), 2021. This event requires advance reservations so that visitors can enjoy it with peace of mind while avoiding crowds. We will start accepting admission reservations from 12:00 on June 16th (Wednesday) today (free of charge, first-come-first-served basis).

Games are the one and only entertainment where you can actively experience even fantasies that cannot exist in the world, and you can connect with people and share time through games. Ginza Sony Park thinks that a game that exists like that is like a meeting place "social place" where both first-timers and non-first-timers can easily meet each other, and the theme is "games are social places." Was raised.

The game console PlayStation® has also fostered a game culture like a social gathering place with many partners and many fans. On the exhibition floor this time, videos of successive PlayStations and game titles will be gathered, and you can also meet the bean knowledge of PlayStation that makes you want to talk to people. In addition, artist Taiiku Okazaki selects successive PlayStation titles from his own game experience according to the theme of "social space". In addition to a corner where you can try out some of them on the actual machine at that time, we will also develop an experience corner for PlayStation®5 and a real driving simulator.

In the center of the venue, a large counter with successive controllers embedded will be set up as a symbol of the social space of Ginza Sony Park. Why don't you spend your time at a "social place" where you can meet new excitement and excitement with PlayStation as an opportunity?

In addition, at the Sony Park exhibition, in addition to events on the theme of six fields that Sony is currently working on, three events on the theme of "technology and design" that support Sony, which is constantly changing, will be held in parallel. increase. The first is "AUDIO GAME CENTER +". Enjoy a mysterious audio game experience where you can feel the invisible scene by sharpening your hearing, which you can enjoy without visuals such as images, through "Short horror RPG with only sound" utilizing Sony's 360 stereophonic technology group. Please experience it.

Furthermore, as a symbol of unchanging DNA, "Bar Morita" will open on the 4th basement floor at the same time to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Akio Morita, one of the founders of Sony Building.

■ Outline of the event * We are implementing infection prevention and diffusion prevention measures in the park. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Please refrain from visiting the park if your body temperature is 37.5 degrees or higher, if you have a cold or illness, or if you suspect that you have close contact with a person who is positive for the new coronavirus infection.

"Sony Park Exhibition"
Period: 2021/6/26 (Sat) -9/30 (Thu)
Location: Ginza Sony Park B2-4F Price: Free admission (some advance reservations required)
Special site:
Hashtag: #sonypark Exhibition * There is a pause for preparation. Please be careful.
* The date and time of the event may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

"(1) The game is a social gathering place. 』
Period: 2021/6/26 (Sat) -7/7 (Wed) 11: 00-19: 00 * Reservation start date 6/16 (Wed) 12:00 Place: Ginza Sony Park B2F Hashtag: #Game It's a social gathering place #sonypark exhibition

Advance reservations <br /> Since the number of reservations is limited, we will only accept one reservation per person (per email address) for each period, up to two tickets. We ask for your understanding and cooperation so that many people can make reservations. You can also enter events held on other floors. Please see the reservation page for details.

* The contents of the exhibition may change depending on the status of the issuance of the state of emergency. Please note.

Period: 2021/6/26 (Sat) -7/18 (Sun) 11: 00-19: 00 Place: Ginza Sony Park B3F Price: Free admission (Limited number of people, no reservation required)
Hashtag: #audiogamecenter

"Bar Morita"
Period: 2021/6/26 (Sat) -9/30 (Thu) 12: 00-20: 00 (LO19: 30)
Regular holiday: Every Monday Place: Ginza Sony Park B4F Cooperation: Akio Morita Juku (Director: Naoko Morita), Morita Aji no Yakata Hashtag: #barmorita
* Non-alcoholic drinks are also available.
* Business hours and regular holidays are subject to change.

"(1) The game is a social gathering place. ] 6/26 (Sat) -7/7 (Wed)

A game where people can connect and share time. Ginza Sony Park thought that such a game was like a "social place" where people who are new to the game and those who are not can easily meet each other.

The game is a social gathering place.

What kind of scene do you think of when you hear it as a social gathering place?
A place where people gather and talk.
For those who are new to us and those who are not
A meeting place where you can easily get to know each other.

You can make friends by playing games together
People who are confident in playing show off their skills and liven up the place.
Games will become the center of people, and new circles will open up.
That's what Ginza Sony Park thinks of as a social gathering place.

PlayStation, with many partners and many fans
We have cultivated a game culture like a social gathering place.

Triggered by PlayStation
A social gathering place at Ginza Sony Park where you can meet new excitement and excitement.
Would you like to spend time with us?

Ginza Sony Park

Okazaki Physical Education Comments <br /> Hello! This is Taiiku Okazaki.
This time I am participating in this event in the field of games.
For me as an only child, PlayStation has always been with me since I was in the lower grades of elementary school.
Whether you're lonely or having fun, just turn on the power and grab the controller to take you to different worlds.
Let's explore the history of such a magical treasure chest with me

Play Stand

* Play Stand image (Please wear a mask in the park)

At the center of the floor is a large counter "Play Stand," which can be said to be the symbol of Ginza Sony Park's social gathering. It is packed with gimmicks that make you want to talk to people, such as a monitor that plays the game title videos of successive PlayStations and a top plate with embedded PlayStation's successive controllers.

The area is studded with QR codes that allow you to enjoy "PlayStation tips" that you can enjoy with Taiiku Okazaki. Please try to find it.

Playlist by Okazaki Physical Education
Taiiku Okazaki selects works from the successive game titles of PlayStation, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, and PlayStation®4 according to the theme of "social space". Read the QR code on your smartphone and enjoy the audio content that introduces the game with your own memories and episodes on the spot. Some titles can be played on the actual machine at that time.

GT SPORT circuit

The latest work of the popular Gran Turismo series, "Gran Turismo SPORT", which has continued for more than 20 years since 1996. The latest test stand of "Gran Turismo SPORT" is now available! You can experience a realistic driving simulation on an existing course or an original course.


You can experience "ASTRO's PLAYROOM" pre-installed on the next-generation game console PlayStation 5 released at the end of last year with a large screen projector. Through adventures with charming and cute characters, you may discover the bean knowledge hidden in the history of PlayStation.

Online content <br /> A special site will be available on 2021/6/25 (Friday), where customers who cannot come to the park due to various reasons can enjoy a virtual walk-through experience and online events in which each artist appears. Will be released to.

We provide a walk-through experience that you can enjoy even from a remote location.

・ Taiiku Okazaki's preview / interview video <br /> Prior to the public release, we plan to release a video of the venue being previewed, enjoying while checking the exhibition, and a special interview.

・ Park Live

Taiiku Okazaki appears in "Park Live," which has provided accidental encounters with music. It will be delivered online via YouTube (free viewing).

Date: 2021/7/6 (Tuesday) 21: 00- ⁠

Taiiku Okazaki Profile <br /> Born in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. Major debut with the album "BASIN TECHNO" released in May 2016. "MUSIC VIDEO" recorded in the same album won the "20th Japan Media Arts Festival" Entertainment Division New Face Award. All three original albums recorded the Oricon TOP10. While performing multiple activities such as commercials, movies, and drama appearances, a one-man performance will be held at <Saitama Super Arena> in June 2019. The first "1 person vs. 18000 people" concert in SSA history was a great success. Then, in February 2020, Kansai's first arena performance was held at <EDION Arena Osaka>, and the "single festival" called "OKAZAKI ROCK FESTIVAL 2020" attracted a lot of attention. In December, a tie-up album containing theme songs including the theme song of "Pocket Monsters the Movie: Coco" was released.
Okazaki Physical Education Official HP
Okazaki Physical Education Official YouTube Channel

"AUDIO GAME CENTER +" 6/26 (Sat) -7/18 (Sun)

Inviting Miyuki Tanaka, who is engaged in activities to recapture expressions such as movies, dances, and games from a sense other than vision, the "audio game center", a "sound-only arcade" that can be enjoyed without visuals such as images, is located in the basement 3 Appeared on the floor. You can play action games and racing games that you can enjoy with sound, and new horror games that utilize Sony's 360 stereophonic technology group.

By sharpening "hearing", which is one of the human sense organs, you can bring a new perception of perception and space, and at the same time, enjoy a new game experience where you can imagine and play the world that spreads from sound.

Ginza Sony Park meets "AUDIO GAME CENTER"
I wanted to realize a new expression that can release me here.

And now, here in Ginza
The thoughts and ideas of "AUDIO GAME CENTER" were put into it.
"AUDIO GAME CENTER +" has been realized.

Using the technology of Sony's 360 stereophonic technology group
We are also challenging new audio games.

There is no visual information, and you can feel the scene that can only be seen by sharpening your hearing.
Please experience the mysterious audio game experience.

A future where everyone can share their emotions.

Ginza Sony Park

AUDIO GAME CENTER Audio Game Center <br /> Create a sound-playing game "audio game" and use various media and venues such as hackathons, online distribution, and podcasts to explore the possibilities of sound-making experiences. .. A collaborative project consisting of members and collaborators working in various specialized fields such as blind people, designers, researchers, programmers, and curators. Started activities in 2016 and will exhibit at Tokyo Game Show and Spiral. Selected as a recommended work by the Judging Committee of the Entertainment Division of the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival.
Members: Dr. Inukai, Kenichi Okada, Yasuaki Kakehi, Hideyuki Kato, Tomoyasu Taka, Miyuki Tanaka, Yukio Nozawa, Natsumi Wada Related sites:

* Venue image

Storytelling Horror Game "Where the Ghosts Are"
It is a storytelling horror game that traces memories with sound while being guided by the ghost of a woman who was once a friend. Why did she reappear before you when she talked to you intimately? Explore the space constructed using Sony's 360 stereophonic technology group, and proceed with the story while choosing sound clues. This is a collaborative work with guest artists such as Kirara Inori (voice), Kana Fujiwara (screenplay), and Manami Kakudo (music).
* Children under the age of 12 cannot experience this.

Racing Game "Big Bomb! Audio Racing ”
A racing game in which a racing car is driven by relying on a "guide melody" that indicates the direction in which the player should go. By turning the steering wheel to follow the melody that moves from side to side, you can run the course without hesitation. Let's aim for the 1st place while imagining the surrounding world by listening to the actual race situation that enthusiastically talks about the situation while running the course.

Rhythm Action Game "Screaming Strike neo"
A new sensation audio game that pursues the exhilaration of tapping. The rule is just to hit according to the sound. In "Zombie Edition", you can hit and defeat the approaching enemies with sound … Let's hear the direction of the enemies and defeat them before they are killed! "Flying roof tiles" is a game in which you use your proud punch to break boards and roof tiles. Destroy flying boards and roof tiles while making noise.

"Bar Morita" 6/26 (Sat) -9/30 (Thu)

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Akio Morita, one of Sony's founders and founder of Sony Building, we will open a small bar "Bar Morita" of about 10 tsubo on the 4th basement floor. For Morita, the Sony Building was one of the most memorable places in my life at Sony.

"Bar Morita" has a 10 tsubo "Sony Square" facing the Sukiyabashi intersection, which Morita called "Ginza Garden" as a symbol of the facility opened in the city that inspired Ginza Sony Park. It is located just below. A bartender who has been a liquor keeper for 10 years in the back alley of Kobikicho, Ginza will welcome you.

Here, you can also see Morita's personal belongings such as employee ID cards, passports, and watches. Before the next challenge, we aim to create accidental encounters with people who love Sony and Ginza, and people who love Sony Building and Ginza Sony Park, and to become a place to talk with them.

Business hours, etc. <br /> Menu: Various drinks (non-alcoholic) 1,000 yen each (tax included) * Cash only Business hours: 12:00 to 20:00 (LO19: 30)
Regular holidays: Every Monday * Menus, business hours and regular holidays are subject to change.

Linked project: 100th anniversary sake limited set sale <br /> On the 1st basement floor, 100 sets of Akio Morita 100th anniversary sake limited set will be sold.

Date: 2021/6/26 (Sat) -7/2 (Fri) 11: 00-19: 00 * Ends as soon as sold out Location: Ginza Sony Park PARK B1F Sales: Morita Co., Ltd. Price: 5,000 yen (tax included) * Cash only * Limited to 100 sets, up to 2 sets per person

"② Music is a journey." Tamio Okuda "Cantabile IN THE PARK" Recruitment of viewers

In "② Music is a journey" to be held from 2021/7/13 (Tuesday), the stage of Tamio Okuda's public overdubbing recording "Hitoto Cantabile" will be reproduced on the 4th basement floor of Ginza Sony Park for a limited time. Okuda himself will actually release a new song on both 7/13 (Tuesday) and 7/17 (Saturday). This will be streamed live on the official Ginza Sony Park YouTube channel as Park Live.

This time, we are looking for people who can watch this live at Ginza Sony Park locally or online (Zoom) by lottery (free of charge). The number of bleachers will be limited so that each person's facial expressions can be conveyed online so that they will not be crowded locally. If you wish, please apply through the online ticket sales service "Peatix". Reception will start from 12:00 on 6/16 (Wednesday).

What is "single cantabile"?
An unprecedented public overdubbing recording tour "Hitoto Cantabile" that has been held since March 2010. This is a special event where Tamio Okuda will record a new work by himself and convey the joy of recording while carefully explaining the process from recording work such as drums, guitar, bass, vocals and chorus to sound mixing work.
Tamio Okuda (RAMEN CURRY MUSIC RECORDS) Official YouTube Channel:

Cantabile IN THE PARK Implementation Overview / Visitor Recruitment Guidelines <br /> Schedule: ① 7/13 (Tue) ② 7/17 (Sat)
Time: Scheduled from 17:00 to 19:00 (Meeting time for local viewing 16:50)
Venue: Ginza Sony Park B4F Number of applicants: Local viewing 30 people / Online (Zoom) viewing 48 people (both days)
Participation fee: Free Application period: 2021/6/16 (Wednesday) 12:00 to 7/2 (Friday) 18:00 Selection method: Lottery application method: Please apply from the online ticket sales service "Peatix".
* Once per person (1 account), up to 1 participant.
Result announcement: We will inform you by the result notification email to the Peatix registered email address on 2021/7/6 (Tuesday). We do not answer inquiries regarding individual results.
* Please apply for the winners.
* Please see the application page for details on application requirements and precautions.

Overview of "Sony Park Exhibition"

The final program to be held as the current Ginza Sony Park before October 2021 when construction work for the "new Ginza Sony Park" scheduled to be completed in 2024 will begin. The six fields that Sony is currently working on, "games, music, finance, movies, semiconductors, and electronics," will be converted into playful event themes. Six groups of artists, Taiiku Okazaki, Tamio Okuda, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, millennium parade, YOASOBI, and Creepy Nuts, will join this theme to develop a number of creative projects.

Final program "Sony Park Exhibition" ahead of construction work of "New Ginza Sony Park" aiming for completion in 2024