The original plaque outside the building

As some of you are likely aware, Nintendo has been around for a long time. Before it became the video game juggernaut that it is today, the company at some point turned its profit off of love hotels, taxis, and playing cards. Naturally, this meant that it started from rather humble beginnings and originally was located in a much smaller office in an older district. Though Nintendo has long since moved on to a new headquarters, the original building it was once located in is still standing.

A few years ago, a visiting fan tried to get into Nintendo's current headquarters and set up an appointment with Shigeru Miyamoto. When he was turned away, he opted to go find Nintendo's other headquarters to have a look around. Amazingly enough, the back door was left unlocked and he got inside, recording a few minutes of footage of the old hanafuda cards and the main entryway before being escorted out by a rather baffled secretary. Here's the video:

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