Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports

As of recent, two websites have received word from multiple Tencent employees discussing how the Chinese mega-conglomerate wants to target Japanese anime and manga to bolster its portfolio in the foreseeable future. Continue reading “Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports”

Japan Anti-Online Piracy Law Will Punish Manga Pirates Starting January 1st, 2021

Manga Law

Back in March, Japanese politicians proposed an amendment to the anti-online piracy law that would extend its demarcation from audio and video to mangas and magazines. Well, recently the measure moved forward and now starting January 1st, 2021 you will be punished if you’re caught illegally downloading copyrighted manga in Japan. Continue reading “Japan Anti-Online Piracy Law Will Punish Manga Pirates Starting January 1st, 2021”

Microsoft Confirms Xbox Series X Will Launch In Japan This Year’s Holiday Season

There’s no denying that the Xbox Team can’t quite cut it in Japan like its counterparts (Sony and Nintendo). Even the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, made mention in the past that the Xbox brand needs to do better in the land of the rising sun. Well, it looks like the Xbox Team will attempt to “bolster” its performance in Japan this holiday season with the Xbox Series X as per a new report. Keep in mind that Microsoft and Xbox are both on the Traitors of America Master List. Continue reading “Microsoft Confirms Xbox Series X Will Launch In Japan This Year’s Holiday Season”

Japan Wants To Expand Cyberbullying Laws In Wake Of Hana Kimura’s Death

Hana Suicide

Japanese politicians are looking to expand their laws related to cyberbullying following the passing of Japanese female wrestler, Hana Kimura. The reason for this is because some reports alleged that the wrestling superstar had committed suicide after being criticized for her looks and behavior on a Japanese reality TV show called Terrace House; a show that was subsequently cancelled following the news of Kimura’s suicide. Continue reading “Japan Wants To Expand Cyberbullying Laws In Wake Of Hana Kimura’s Death”

Harucon 2021 To Celebrate Israel’s “Love” For Japanese Anime And Video Game Culture Next Spring

The Association of Manga and Anime in Israel (AMAI) first gave birth to Harucon in 2008 at the Smolarz Auditorium in Tel Aviv University. Ever since then, the Isreal-Japan: Friendship Society and Chamber of Commerce started to back the event, which allows people from around the world (specifically Israelis) to celebrate and project their vision of anime, manga, and video games. Well, it looks like the event will kick-off again in 2021. Continue reading “Harucon 2021 To Celebrate Israel’s “Love” For Japanese Anime And Video Game Culture Next Spring”

Capcom Tells Devs To Work From Home Due To COVID-19

After releasing the current year remake of Resident Evil 3 for public consumption, it looks like Capcom won’t be able to develop content as per usual, given the situation that the land of the rising sun happens to be under right now due to COVID-19. Continue reading “Capcom Tells Devs To Work From Home Due To COVID-19”

Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China

There was a time when Japan was an economic powerhouse that rivaled even the United States in terms of economic production. This was owed to both their technology and manufacturing sectors creating a vibrant and efficient industry to drive the Japanese economy. When combined with various uniquely Japanese social and corporate structures it created a powerhouse economy that in the 80s the rest of the world was rushing to imitate. Then it all imploded as a result of economic policies started in the 70s that created a bubble economy. Continue reading “Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China”

Phil Spencer Further Reiterates How Important The Japanese Market Is To The Xbox Team

The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has taken to the official Xbox Japan YouTube channel to announce that Microsoft will launch Xbox Game Pass in Japan on April 14th, 2020. However, the Xbox Team is working hard right now to make the Xbox experience even “better” in Japan. Continue reading “Phil Spencer Further Reiterates How Important The Japanese Market Is To The Xbox Team”

CERO Rating Board Announces Month-Long Closure Due To COVID-19

According to a new public letter that the Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO) released as of today, the government over in Japan has notified other bodies in said country that a state of emergency regarding COVID-19 is now active, which in turn has caused CERO to shut down temporarily for one month. Continue reading “CERO Rating Board Announces Month-Long Closure Due To COVID-19”

Japan Bill Limits Kids To 1-Hour Of Gaming A Day, 90-Minutes On The Weekend

Japan Law

A new bill was passed in Japan that limits underage kids to only an hour of gaming a day and only 90 minutes of gaming on the weekend. Continue reading “Japan Bill Limits Kids To 1-Hour Of Gaming A Day, 90-Minutes On The Weekend”

Funimation Joins Japanese Anime Production Committee

Funimation

The one thing most anime fans feared most was having a Liberal Progressive localization company in the ear of Japanese producers. Well, that’s exactly what’s happened now that Funimation has joined a Japanese production committee. Continue reading “Funimation Joins Japanese Anime Production Committee”

2020 Tokyo Olympics Indefinitely Postponed, Says IOC Member

Olympics Coronavirus

One of the most oppressive events looming over the head of Japanese culture is the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Why? Because it means that Japan would have to further alter their culture to accommodate the standards of Western ideologues. We’ve already seen them culling porn magazines from store shelves, and trying to clean up their act for all the media attention they would have received had the Olympics moved forward as scheduled, but thankfully it’s been postponed… indefinitely. Continue reading “2020 Tokyo Olympics Indefinitely Postponed, Says IOC Member”

Japanese Entertainment Industries Join Together to Help Japanese People During Outbreak

Japanese surprise

Japan is currently undergoing several measures to contain the Corona Virus. Schools are closed for the foreseeable future, concerts and conventions have been postponed or canceled, and severe stress and fear has driven many to avoid social interaction. All as a result of a predicted surge in the Corona Virus that has failed to manifest, as reported by Bloomberg, to such a degree the mainstream media has begun raising questions whether the predicted surge was merely hype or if the countermeasures have been more effective than previously thought possible. Continue reading “Japanese Entertainment Industries Join Together to Help Japanese People During Outbreak”

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