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Roppongi standing bar awabar's VR store "awabar.vr" opens in the virtual world of ambr

ambr will open "awabar.vr," a VR storefront of the Roppongi standing bar awabar, in the VR SNS "virtual world ambr" to be developed by ambr on Monday, May 25, 2020. The new VR store will open on Monday, May 25, 2020. The VR drinking party, an updated version of the online drinking party, is proposed as a way for many people to get together and have fun even under the influence of the new coronavirus. In addition, ambr is looking for more partner companies to promote experiments and collaboration efforts in the virtual world.

About awabar.vr

awabar.vr, the virtual store of Roppongi's standing bar awabar, will open on the VR SNS "virtual world ambr" and will be available from the start of ambr's open access (beta) on Monday, May 25, 2020.
You can access awabar.vr for free in ambr through your VR device.

With awabar.vr, you can become an avatar and enjoy drinking with friends and strangers as if you were there. Through the awabar.vr initiative, we propose a next-generation lifestyle that updates the online drinking experience called VR drinking.
Just as AWABAR has become a gathering place for IT managers and entrepreneurs, we also aim to create a place in the virtual world where the people who will create a new era can gather and meet.

There are no specific bartenders on *awabar.vr. Everyone is free to enjoy.

Comment from Mr. Ogasawara, owner of awabar

I had been working on the awabar.online project using the web conference method, but I did not expect that the awabar.vr store opening in AMBR would be realized first. Both of these projects were triggered by the self-restraint by COVID-19, but the idea for the VR store, which I discussed with Mr. Nishimura a year ago, came first, so perhaps it was a natural result. However, I am impressed by the focus and speed of everyone on the ambr team who made it a reality.
It is important not to be too pessimistic about the future WITH coronal times, but to live better while finding fun. ambr is a world full of that fun, and I have a feeling that even if awabar is still a tiny little standing bar (despite VR), it will be a new place to meet people and have some fun. I am sure it will be a fun place to meet new people.
I would like to take my favorite guests to awabar.vr (wearing VR devices) for a drink, just like I did when I started awabar Roppongi 11 years ago. As you can imagine, I can't do it every day like I used to.

Comments from ambr CEO Nishimura

Ogasawara-san contacted us via Twitter and came to visit us when we were developing the project in a small residential apartment. I remember he jokingly told us about AWABAR's VR store at that time. Now, with the spread of the new coronavirus, it has become more difficult than ever for people to get together in real life and have fun. I think awabar.vr is a place where people who will create a new era can gather. We are happy if awabar.vr can become such a place where people who create a new era gather.

Call for Partners

We are looking for partners who can work with ambr to promote experiments and collaborative efforts related to virtual worlds and virtuality.

Inquiry form :. https://forms.gle/Ubd7MGrFACmyKvU37

About Virtual World AMBR

Welcome to the world of ambr.
AMBR is a new virtual world where everyone can gather as their favorite avatar and enjoy free communication. Connect with friends, complete strangers, and the community by joining rooms that interest you or opening your own.
It can be accessed for free from home through a VR device.

Supported DevicesOculus Go, Oculus Rift (Rift S), HTC VIVE, and other major devices will be expanded.

For more information, click here.


A three-minute walk from Roppongi Station, awabar is a standing bar where you can casually enjoy awamono.
Whether you want to have a lively drink with others, a quiet drink by yourself, or a quiet drink with others, a happy space is always waiting for you.

name of companyAMBR Corporation
EstablishmentAugust 2018
LocationShimokitazawa, Tokyo
representativeTakuya Nishimura, Representative Director and CEO
Business OverviewDevelopment and operation of the virtual world "ambr
uniform resouce locatorhttps://ambr.co.jp/
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