Japan


Nintendo Switch Labo Cardboard Maker will be Japan's Rengo

Nintendo Switch Labo Cardboard Maker will be Japan's Rengo

Japanese Company Rengo to Provide Cardboard for Nintendo Switch...

Apr 13 2018, 8:42am CDT

Nintendo Switch Sales in Pace with Wii in Japan

Nintendo Switch Sales in Pace with Wii in Japan

Famitsu reports new Switch sales numbers....

Mar 29 2018, 3:44am CDT

New Tardigrade Species Found in Japan

New Tardigrade Species Found in Japan

A Novel Variety of Tardigrade found in Japan...

Mar 1 2018, 6:30am CST

Splatoon 2 Becomes First Nintendo Switch Game to Sell 2 Million Copies in Japan

Splatoon 2 Becomes First Nintendo Switch Game to Sell 2 Million Copies in Japan

Splatoon 2 has become the first Nintendo Switch game to have sold two million copies in Japan...

Feb 15 2018, 8:21am CST

Nintendo Switch Smashes Wii U Lifetime Sales Numbers in Japan

Nintendo Switch Smashes Wii U Lifetime Sales Numbers in Japan

Nintendo Switch thrashes the Wii U Sales Record in Japan...

Jan 9 2018, 9:11am CST

Amazon Launches Alexa and Echo in Japan

Amazon Launches Alexa and Echo in Japan

Alexa goes East....

Nov 7 2017, 11:39pm CST

Nintendo Sells 369,000 SNES Classic Consoles in Japan

Nintendo Sells 369,000 SNES Classic Consoles in Japan

The Super Famicom Mini sales numbers indicate strong launch in Japan....

Oct 11 2017, 12:47am CDT

Super Famicom Classic Pre-order Launched in Japan

Super Famicom Classic Pre-order Launched in Japan

The Japanese SNES Classic pre-order has started on Amazon Japan and other stores....

Sep 16 2017, 3:30am CDT

Custom Nintendo Switch Come with big Caveat in Japan

Custom Nintendo Switch Come with big Caveat in Japan

The limited supply of Switch consoles is apparent....

Aug 16 2017, 5:47am CDT

90s Game Strikers 1945 is Most Downloaded Nintendo Switch Game in Japan

90s Game Strikers 1945 is Most Downloaded Nintendo Switch Game in Japan

Strikers 1945 pushed Splatoon 2 from the top of the Nintendo Switch eShop charts....

Aug 10 2017, 2:47am CDT

Dragon Quest XI Will Be Released Outside of Japan in 2018

Dragon Quest XI Will Be Released Outside of Japan in 2018

Dragon Quest developer announces Dragon Quest XI for the west....

Jul 28 2017, 10:13am CDT

Nintendo Switch Game Splatoon 2 Sold 671,000 Units in Japan

Nintendo Switch Game Splatoon 2 Sold 671,000 Units in Japan

Splatoon 2 splashes big in Japan....

Jul 26 2017, 4:43am CDT

Nintendo Switch Configurator Adds Splatoon Joy-Con Colors in Japan

Nintendo Switch Configurator Adds Splatoon Joy-Con Colors in Japan

You can order a Switch with green and yellow Joy-Con....

Jul 20 2017, 7:40am CDT

Thousands Line-up for Nintendo Switch in Japan

Thousands Line-up for Nintendo Switch in Japan

Nintendo Switch demand is crazy in Japan....

Jul 17 2017, 8:44am CDT

Japan Plans to Send a Human on Moon by 2030

Japan Plans to Send a Human to Moon by 2030

The announcement comes a few months after India and China have planned to send their missions to moon surface...

Jun 30 2017, 5:48pm CDT

Sony Music is Ready to Make Vinyl Records in Japan

Sony Music is Ready to Make Vinyl Records in Japan

Vinyl record production to start next spring...

Jun 30 2017, 5:57am CDT

Super Nintendo World First Images at Universal Studios Japan

Super Nintendo World First Images at Universal Studios Japan

The Very First Picture of the Super Nintendo World Park Construction Site emerges on the Internet...

Jun 7 2017, 7:44am CDT

MegaBots Mk.III Giant Robot Unveiled and Ready for Battle in August

MegaBots Mk.III Giant Robot Unveiled and Ready for Battle in August

The MegaBots team unveiled their new fighting robot at the Maker Faire in SF. Watch the new giant robot in action below....

May 31 2017, 10:46am CDT

PS3 Production and Shipments Ended in Japan

PS3 Production and Shipments Ended in Japan

Sony has curtailed its manufacturing and shipments of the PS3 in the Land of the Rising Sun and that would be Japan....

May 30 2017, 4:32am CDT

Nintendo Switch Special Version for Monster Hunter XX is Releasing in Japan

Nintendo Switch Special Version for Monster Hunter XX is Releasing in Japan

The Game Monster Hunter XX is getting a special MH emblazoned Nintendo Switch Hardware in the Land of the Rising Sun....

May 29 2017, 5:43am CDT

Nintendo Switch gets Monster Hunter XX

Nintendo Switch gets Monster Hunter XX

Capcom announces Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo Switch....

May 26 2017, 2:50am CDT

Chinese Giant Robot Dawei Challenges America's MegaBots and Japan's Kuratas

Chinese Giant Robot Dawei Challenges America's MegaBots and Japan's Kuratas

There is a new contender entering the giant robot fight arena....

Apr 26 2017, 8:58am CDT

2017 Tamagotchi Are Popular In Japan, Here is How to Buy

2017 Tamagotchi Are Popular In Japan, Here is How to Buy

Bandai jumps on retro trend and released new Tamagotchis....

Apr 12 2017, 10:18am CDT

Apple Signs Deal to Use 100% Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple Signs Deal to Use 100% Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewab...

Mar 10 2017, 4:12am CST

UK Museum Sending its Precious First Bird Archaeopteryx Fossil to Japan

UK Museum Sending its Precious First Bird Archaeopteryx Fossil to Japan

The fossil of an ancient bird’s skull was flown to Japan. This bird bears the title Archaeopteryx....

Mar 8 2017, 10:26am CST

Japan Launches its First Military Communications Satellite on Tuesday

Japan Launches its First Military Communications Satellite on Tuesday

First military communications satellite- Kirameki-2 satellite recently launched by Japan...

Jan 25 2017, 5:15am CST

Japan might be left behind in the autonomous car realm

Japan might be left behind in the autonomous car realm

US companies and partners are pushing hard on Autonomous car tech while Japan seems laggard....

Jan 17 2017, 6:35am CST

Japan Fails to Launch Mini Rocket - Watch

Japan Fails to Launch Mini Rocket - Watch

JAXA’s Mini Rocket Launch Failed This Sunday...

Jan 16 2017, 6:59am CST

Japan Fails to Launch Mini-rocket due to Communication Failure

Japan Fails to Launch Mini-rocket due to Communication Failure

Japanese space agency on Sunday failed to send a satellite into orbit aboard an experimental mini-rocket due to communication...

Jan 16 2017, 4:01am CST

Are We Watching the Demise of Toshiba?

Are We Watching the Demise of Toshiba?

Faced with the chance that it could face a "multi-billion-dollar writedown that could wipe out its shareholders' equi...

Dec 31 2016, 9:57am CST

Japan Launches ERG Satellite to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts

Japan Launches ERG Satellite to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts

New Japanese spacecraft will help scientists in understanding the near earth environment with radiations.The Exploration of ene...

Dec 21 2016, 5:41am CST

Death Star Spotted Over Japan: A Fractus Cloud or A UFO?

Death Star Spotted Over Japan: A Fractus Cloud or A UFO?

Alien hunters saw a spherical cloud in Fujisawa that sounds suspicious to several people....

Dec 15 2016, 8:50am CST

Ferrari J50 Limited-edition Finally Revealed in Japan

Ferrari J50 Limited-edition Finally Revealed in Japan

The limited edition Ferrari was revealed by company in Japan...

Dec 13 2016, 11:59am CST

Super Nintendo World is coming to Universal Studios Japan

Super Nintendo World is coming to Universal Studios Japan

Nintendo is to launch the Super Nintendo World Park attraction at the Universal Studios Japan. The theme park will be operation...

Dec 12 2016, 10:10am CST

Japan Plans World's Fastest Supercomputer by 2017

Japan Plans World's Fastest Supercomputer by 2017

A costly Japanese computer will be the fastest in the world. It will cost 19.5 billion yen and make 130 quadrillion calculation...

Nov 25 2016, 8:22am CST

Japan's Hitachi Develops Lensless Camera Technology

Japan's Hitachi Develops Lensless Camera Technology

Japanese multinational conglomerate company Hitachi Ltd. on Tuesday said it has developed a camera technology that can capture...

Nov 15 2016, 9:09am CST

Pokemon Go to Help Japan Tourism in Troubles Areas

Pokemon Go to Help Japan Tourism in Troubles Areas

Pokemon Go has been thinking about spawning since the start of the game, and they have slowly switched nests every so often. Ho...

Nov 14 2016, 8:48am CST

BMW i5 Hatchback Revealed in Japan

BMW i5 Hatchback Revealed in Japan

The new patent images released by BMW in Japan might be giving us signs of the new and upcoming BMW i5 Hatchback....

Oct 4 2016, 10:45pm CDT

New Mini Nintendo Family Computer Launches in Japan

New Mini Nintendo Family Computer Launches in Japan

While the western world gets treated to a mini Nintendo NES console, Japanese gamers get the original Nintendo Family Computer....

Oct 4 2016, 1:38am CDT

Spotify Launched in Japan

Spotify Launched in Japan

The long awaited launch of Spotify in Japan has arrived....

Sep 29 2016, 7:03am CDT