I just had one of those retro flashbacks when I looked through an old article about the SEGA Saturn. And It´s kind of funny now that I think about. You see. I grew up playing on SEGA´s Master System and Mega Drive console in the late 80s and early 90s. Even so, I never bought the SEGA Saturn console. Then again, I don´t recall ever seeing a lot of TV-ads or magazine ads for the Saturn in Sweden. In the matter of fact, most of the Swedish Gaming media focused on Sony´s Playstation. So I was mainly playing on PS1, PC, MD and Snes at the time.

sega saturn console

The SEGA Saturn has quite a lot of awesome games, especially Japanese import games.

And truth be told, I only knew one single person in my town who owned a Saturn console. So there wasn´t all that many people who talked about the Saturn at school. So I knew very little about the console (I knew that it existed, but not enough to be interested in buying one). I should also point out that the Saturn was pretty expensive when it launched in Sweden (which it did in July, 1995).

polylina the japanese sega saturn girl playboy

I think it´s safe to say that the SEGA Saturn has never looked any better than it does in this picture.

However, around the year 2000, I started to realize that there are quite a few Saturn games worth owning (especially when it comes to Japanese imported games). And speaking of which, just the other day I heard about a Japanese SEGA Saturn fangirl called Polylina (Aka “SEGA Saturn GAL“). Well, what can I say? Besides the fact that I haven´t seen or heard about a person that´s more hardcore dedicated to the SEGA Saturn console than she is. And by the looks of the pictures that Polylina has uploaded to her social media accounts. She owns quite a few other games and consoles as well (she even owns her very own arcade machine).

polylina the japanese sega saturn girl arcade gaming

Talk about having a hardcore dedication for SEGA Saturn.

So if you´re into SEGA Saturn (and retro games in general), then check out Polylina´s homepage plus social media pages for more pictures and information (you will find everything you need down below).

Pixiv: http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=8580052
Tumblr: http://polylina.tumblr.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/miaumiauzmiau
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/polylinaa/
Homepage: http://polylina.bigcartel.com/

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9 Comments ON " Polylina, the Japanese SEGA Saturn girl "
  • Overload

    Good thing Sony ran Sega out of console gaming. Nintendo is next, then Xbox.

    • Ryo Shenmue

      Except SEGA and Nintendo are the best videogames makers of all time. Sony doesn’t even come close, sadly.

      • Trim Dose

        “SEGA and Nintendo are the best videogames makers of all time”,…… sees Sonic games and Nintendo current consoles…so yeeeaahh very “intelligent” comment.. sheszzzz :/

        • SEGA and Nintendo had tons of awesome games and consoles back in the days. I can give them that much. However, it´s 2016 now. And times have changed, and both companies are not as awesome as they used to be.

      • J.j. Barrington

        lol. Nice joke.

    • That wouldn´t be a really good idea imo, as that would give Sony monopoly on the console market. I hardly doubt that it will happen though.

  • J.j. Barrington

    Cute.

  • Marco Soprani

    Daytonaaaaaa!!! I’ve just set-up a little retrogaming corner in my bedroom, complete with a good ol’ CRT Philips television and a pair of vintage Sennheiser headphones, and the first console I’ve fired up was the Saturn! I’ve always been a Nintendo fan, but the Saturn has gained this “underdog” aura which makes it fascinating and fun to play too! Also, and for testing-purposes only, rare/japanese roms are easy to find and the Pseudo Saturn hack makes it a breeze to play them on any console.

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