Following a rollercoaster night for the Japanese Yen, when following several media headlines Abe was said to have announced a stimulus package that would be more than JPY28 trillion, which however upon more careful reflection appeared...Show More Summary
As other Tokyo office workers poured into restaurants and bars at quitting time one recent evening, Kohei Matsushita went to the eighth floor of a high-rise for an unusual after-hours activity: learning how to assemble his own Geiger counter from a kit. Hunched over a circuit board, the 37-year-old...
Preparing for a summer get-away in Japan took us a month-long planning as we wanted to make our second summer here fun and memorable. We decided get a real-feel of Japan summer and experience the beach. Choosing a destination was a challenge as we are not familiar with the cities and there is also budget consideration. Show More Summary
Yokai Watch is heading to smartphones in Japan, reports 4Gamer. Based on the 3DS version, it will be out this fall in Japan on iOS and Android. Read more...
Japan has a problem with cormorant overpopulation.
Nintendo reported disappointing Q1 results after the close in Japan today.The quarter was lacking any sort of positive catalyst as not one Nintendo software title on 3DS or Wii U sold 1 million units. The Pokemon Go launched in the second...Show More Summary
A report by U.S. firm Glaucus poses hard questions about how the $20 bln trading house accounts for big investments in Colombia and China. Like activists before them, foreign short-sellers could help shake up a market that often looks too cosy.
We couldn’t resist this one; a ranking of the best English conversation schools (eikaiwa/???) Japan has to offer. With a reputation for cutting corners and rinsing out every drop of a tight budget (usually by way of not paying staff their dues), these places are often demonized by the people that work in them.However, let’s be clear. Show More Summary
Police collect evidence from property of Santoshi Uematsu, who outlined his plan in letter to parliament in February.
Japan's economy, the world's third largest, has stagnated for years
Japan would launch an economic stimulus package of over 28 trillion yen in order to mitigate the possible negative impacts of Brexit.
Kevin Tsujihara has a new top man in Japan. Masami Takahashi has been named President of Warner Bros Japan, effective September 1. Takahashi will have general oversight of Warner Bros’ businesses in the country, including theatrical distribution, television distribution, home entertainment, consumer products, games, and local production. Show More Summary
Yakuza 6 will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on December 8 for 8,190 yen, Sega announced. Its full title is Yakuza 6: Inochi no Uta (Poetry of Life). A new trailer released today contains the message, “The final chapter of the legend of Kazuma Kiryu.” Watch the Yakuza 6 Trailer: (Watch with English subtitles...
Satoshi Uematsu killed or injured nearly a third of the almost 150 patients at the facility in a matter of 40 minutes
And so it begins, news reports yesterday and today are telling gamers that train firms and ‘utilities’ companies in Japan are seeking for their sites to be rid of Pokémon characters, and thus hordes of gamers hunting them down.According...Show More Summary
Analog Devices and Linear Technology have announced today they will combine forces to create a semiconductor company worth $30 Billion. This news follows the very recent acquisition of ARM Holdings by Japan’s SoftBank, and the laterShow More Summary
Tepco requests Niantic to remove Pokémon character from nuclear plant meltdown areas and evacuation zone Japan is asking for the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone to be classified as a no-go area for Pokémon after the discovery of at least one of the game’s characters on a power station’s site. Show More Summary
Wherever you are in the non-virtual world, if you’re playing Pokémon Go, we want to hear from you Pokémon Go - you may have heard of it - continues to take over the world. The past week has seen its release in France, Japan and Canada,...Show More Summary
What is it with the Japanese, radiation and made-up creatures? Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co is upset that Pokemon Go players on the hunt for monsters are being lured into the Fukushima Nuclear Exclusion Zone.…