The History of Pachinko
|1930s||First Pachinko hall opened for business in Nagoya.|
|1940s||All the shops and factories are stopped because of World War II.
In 1948 Shoichi Masamura introduced the “Masamura Gage”,prototype of modern machines.
|1950s||The “Renpatsu-shiki” pachinko machines were developed.|
|1960s||Machines with “Tulip Ball Catcher” appeared.|
|1970s||Electro-mechanical pachinkos appeared.|
|1980s||Machines with disital displays,”Disipachi” appeared.|
|1990s||Pachinko machines with LCD video screens appeared.|
The History of Pachislot
|1960s||Slot Machines enter this industry.|
|1980s||Pachislot became famous and a lot of Pachinko shops started to install slot machines.|
|1990s||No.2 through No.4 Pachislot machines appeared.|
|2000s||No.5 Pachislot machines appeared.|