The opening ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games featured a number of classic tunes featured in Japanese video games, highlighting the cultural significance of the medium.
Despite the lack of audience at this year's Olympic opening ceremony, the format and cultural importance of the show remained the same.
Olympic athletes from every nation were introduced to different pieces of orchestrated music from Japanese video games.
It makes sense that Japan is the first Olympic locale to feature video game music so prominently.
The music in video games is a crucial part of the gaming experience.
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