Pokemon GO can get you killed, and the Japanese government wants players to protect themselves from the worst-case scenario. When the game launched in Japan on Friday, the government’s National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy...Show More Summary
Lumines : Puzzle & Music launched this week in Oceania and Japan. The "mobile recreation" of the hit 2004 PSP classic is currently available via the iOS App Store and Google Play for $4.49 in both Australia and New Zealand, while the...Show More Summary
Mel Reid plays on her own in the International Crown fourballs because of Charley Hull's illness - and only loses by one hole to Japan.
Pokémon Go. The game has been released on July 6th, 2016 and since then it has been spread like a viral fever. A fever that has multiplied the estimation of Nintendo’s business pushing it past Sony all the while. A single game has enhanced the Nintendo, thanks to us 90’s kids who made it possible. Show More Summary
On Human Rights, California is Better than Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, and Texas! by Stephen Cooper Speaking in favor of Proposition 66, the ballot initiative that seeks to speed up executions in California to Texas-like levels of lethality, Los Angeles deputy district attorney Michele Hanisee told legislators during testimony before the Public Safety Committee in [...]Show More Summary
(Image: TBIT) Does your semen contain a sufficiently large number of sperm cells to make fertilization likely? You may no longer have to visit a doctor's office to find out. Researchers in Japan have developed a process that permits a man to examine a sample with a cell phone and get an accurate sperm count. Show More Summary
What are the Top 10 best selling video games in America, Japan and Europe this week? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the video games that are the hottest worldwide right now. What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined. North America’s Top 10 Games:...
I remember listening to the news around the time that Japan unexpectedly fell back into recession. When I started college in Tokyo, Japan was in recession. When I graduated from college and entered the workforce full time, the economy...Show More Summary
The Tokyo Commodities Exchange (TOCOM) is joining with the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) to become the second major physical gold market in Asia. Beginning on July 25, the TOCOM will begin deliveries for spot contracts, and is the only gold exchange accepted for futures contracts in Japan. Show More Summary
Now that Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, trainers are finally getting their first look at sponsored locations. In case you haven't heard, developer Niantic Labs is partnering up with some big-name sponsors to convert certain...Show More Summary
Ananya Bhattacharya, writing for Quartz: Japan’s Funai Electronics, which makes its own electronics, in addition to supplying companies like Sanyo, will produce the last batch of VCR units by July 30, Nikkei reported (link in Japanese). The...Show More Summary
The world of Pokémon Go got political in Asia this week. On the day the worldwide hit game finally came to Japan (which is incidentally the home of Pokémon), players in China started using GPS spoofers to take over Japanese gyms, according...Show More Summary
"Pokémon Go" came out Friday in Japan. Whether that's a good thing or not depends on whom you ask. For more than two weeks, Japanese fans have been watching enviously, and with some concern, reading reports about Pokémon swarms in Santa Monica and Pokémon-related ambush robberies in Missouri. Perhaps...
Just when people were starting to doubt if Godzilla Resurgence (known as Shin Gojira in Japan) was ever coming to the United States, anime localization company Funimation comes to save day. Funimation announced today at San Diego Comic...Show More Summary
Good news, Godzilla fans! The new Godzilla movie from Toho Company in Japan will actually be hitting US theaters this year as well. Godzilla Resurgence, or Shin Gojira as its known in Japan, opens in theaters over there starting July 29th - this month. Show More Summary
"Pokémon GO" has been available in Japan for just one day, but Pokémon fever is already sweeping the country. The augmented reality game, which relies on your phone's GPS and camera to create the illusion that Pokémon are all aroundShow More Summary
To everything, there is a season, and Japanese manufacturers are calling an end to the VCR's season. The staple of home entertainment in the 1980s and 90s—not to mention the squiggly lines that came from pausing excessively, showing all your friends and family the nude scenes you enjoyed most—will cease to be. Show More Summary
Soft helicopter money in Japan, relaxed austerity in Europe, expanded monetary stimulus by the Bank of England in reaction to the Brexit vote, and a US Fed on hold has propelled US markets to record highs. With the S&P 500 moving well past 2,100 and the Dow Jones Industrial...
“The aggressive development of this aesthetic was not fully organic, but in fact developed with a ‘global wink,’ as part of Japan’s plan to build cultural cachet overseas. … The government has embraced the designation, eager to rebrand the world’s perception of a staid culture characterized by honor and samurai to a more playful, feminized […]
Japan issues nine safety tips for Pokemon GO gamers as the smartphone app debuts in the country. ||| Tokyo - Aware of the reports of Pokemon Go-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Centre of Incident Readiness and...Show More Summary