Tokyo Game Show 2017 Attendance Breaks 254,311 Visitors

The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association has announced the final attendance numbers for this year’s Tokyo Game Show.

This year’s Tokyo Game Show topped 254,311 attendees, which is less than both 2015 and 2016 but more than 2014.

Spanning four days including two business-only and two-public, the expo ran from September 21st through the 24th.

Here’s a breakdown on the numbers:

2017 2016 2015
September 21 (Thu.)
Business Day
26,564 visitors September 15 (Thu.) September 17 (Thu.)
31,399 29,058
September 22 (Fri.)
Business Day
31,512 visitors September 16 (Fri.) September 18 (Fri.)
33,634 29,557
September 23 (Sat.)
Public Day
106,075 visitors
(including 10,466 family visitors)
September 17 (Sat.) September 19 (Sat.)
(including 11,294 family visitors)
(including 10,360 family visitors)
September 24 (Sun.)
Public Day
90,160 visitors
(including 13,017 family visitors)
September 18 (Sun.) September 20 (Sun.)
(including 14,485 family visitors)
(including 14,517 family visitors)
Total 254,311 visitors
(including 23,483 family visitors)
(including 25,779 family visitors)
(including 24,877 family visitors)

Next year’s Tokyo Game Show will run from September 20th through the 23rd, at the Makuhari Messe center.

Brandon Orselli


Big Papa Overlord at Niche Gamer. Italian. Dad. Outlaw fighting for a better game industry. I also write about music, food, & beer. Also an IT guy.

  • Mr0303

    I wonder what they mean by “family visitors”. My guess is children accompanied by their parents.

  • Jack

    possibly brother/sisters, younger siblings, older parents with their kids, etc

  • catazxy

    Wait, isn’t that the art from last year? Oh, well, I hope we’ll get some cool announcements….

  • Less smart phones games next time.