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Daigo Umehara uses Google Maps to revisit the arcade where he got punched in the face for winning too much

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • August 17, 2021 at 1:19 p.m. PDT • Comments: 10

At one point in BST|Daigo Umehara's youth, he was beaten up at an arcade for winning too many times against a certain opponent. Despite Daigo only being a freshman in middle school, the 20-something-year-old adult didn't seem to have any qualms about punching a kid in the face for losing at a game. It turns out that this ended up being a defining moment for Daigo as he believes that he would not be the person he is today had he not faced his fears and gone back to that arcade at a later time.

Funnily enough, this appears to be somewhat of a happy memory for Daigo because of his choice to stand up to the fear from that situation. Daigo recently attempted to track down that arcade using the Google Maps feature.

It's clearly been some time for Daigo since he was at the location since he needed time to recollect his memories as he repositioned from street to street. After some maneuvering, Daigo was able to get a lock on the arcade's exact location where he was in Google Maps.

Of course, the arcade only closed a little bit after Daigo's experience, but he was still able to track it down anyhow. Notably, Daigo is still able to perfectly recognize the door as that's the part of the building that has apparently not changed since its arcade days.

This reminded Daigo that he was often getting into trouble at this arcade during his youth. However, to play an arcade game at this location was about half the price as other arcades, which is why Daigo typically kept coming back.

Check out the video below to hear Daigo as he recounts events from his childhood:

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