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Did the First Lady of Japan Pretend Not to Speak English to Avoid Talking to Trump? All Signs Point to Yes

DID THE FIRST LADY OF JAPAN PRETEND NOT TO SPEAK ENGLISH TO AVOID TALKING TO TRUMP? ALL SIGNS POINT TO YES

There are plenty of reasons why someone might want to avoid talking to President Donald Trump. His long and award handshakes look like...

Vietnam is in, France is so not, as 200 million Chinese tourists prepare to hit the road by 2020

VIETNAM IS IN, FRANCE IS SO NOT, AS 200 MILLION CHINESE TOURISTS PREPARE TO HIT THE ROAD BY 2020

Chinese tourists are expected to make 200 million outbound trips in 2020, a 48 per cent increase from last year's 135 million, led...

 
 
 
Japan sees a surge in overseas visitors in first half of 2017

JAPAN SEES A SURGE IN OVERSEAS VISITORS IN FIRST HALF OF 2017

In the first half of 2017, the number of foreign visitors to Japan increased 17.4 percent from a year earlier to a record 13.76 million....

Japan rise its tourism high in this year

JAPAN RISE ITS TOURISM HIGH IN THIS YEAR

There is a rapid rise in tourism which hit a high record of about 7.2 m in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the other Asian countries. According...

 
 
 
Asian shares rally, helped by Wall Street, Japan trade data

ASIAN SHARES RALLY, HELPED BY WALL STREET, JAPAN TRADE DATA

SEOUL, South Korea - Asian share benchmarks rose Thursday after an overnight advance on Wall Street fueled by strong corporate earnings....

British foreign secretary in Japan for security, trade talks

BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY IN JAPAN FOR SECURITY, TRADE TALKS

TOKYO - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Japan on Thursday for talks on security and trade, and to share his experience...

 
 
 
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age kicks the door in, New 2DS XL roars past Nintendo Switch to top Japan charts

FINAL FANTASY XII: THE ZODIAC AGE KICKS THE DOOR IN, NEW 2DS XL ROARS PAST NINTENDO SWITCH TO TOP JAPAN CHARTS

Role-playing games, cute characters, handheld gaming: the trifecta of sales success in Japan. We got all three this week fellas, with...

A Melted Duck Has Driven Japanese Twitter Users Completely Bonkers

A MELTED DUCK HAS DRIVEN JAPANESE TWITTER USERS COMPLETELY BONKERS

It's hot in Japan . Hot enough to melt a dashboard rubber duck into a forlorn pool of gooey plastic. And hot enough to make thousands...

 
 
 
Japanese Sales Chart: Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Beats Hey! Pikmin

JAPANESE SALES CHART: FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE BEATS HEY! PIKMIN

There were two big new releases in Japan last week, and it was Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age for PlayStation 4 that came out on...

Seattle Tech Delegation Heads to Japan, Seeking A.I. Business

SEATTLE TECH DELEGATION HEADS TO JAPAN, SEEKING A.I. BUSINESS

Eleven Seattle-area tech companies are heading to Japan this week, carrying with them this region's credentials in artificial intelligence...

 
 
 
Uber to suspend services in Macau due to regulatory hurdles

UBER TO SUSPEND SERVICES IN MACAU DUE TO REGULATORY HURDLES

Uber will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling...

Evo Japan 2018 Announced for January, Eight Games Confirmed

EVO JAPAN 2018 ANNOUNCED FOR JANUARY, EIGHT GAMES CONFIRMED

Evo 2017 is almost over, and it's been a pretty amazing show. If you don't want to wait an entire year until the next installment of...

 
 
 
Evo Japan Will Host Tekken 7, Arms, And More Next January

EVO JAPAN WILL HOST TEKKEN 7, ARMS, AND MORE NEXT JANUARY

Although this year's Evo is coming to a close later tonight, there's already a couple more in the works. Not only will Evo itself return...

Nintendo Switch prices soar to new heights in Japan ahead of Splatoon 2 launch

NINTENDO SWITCH PRICES SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS IN JAPAN AHEAD OF SPLATOON 2 LAUNCH

We are one week away from the release of the highly anticipated Splatoon 2 which has got many fans, including young Japanese aquarium-goers...

 
 
 
New Nintendo 3DS Discontinuation Will Not Affect The US

NEW NINTENDO 3DS DISCONTINUATION WILL NOT AFFECT THE US

Earlier it was reported that Nintendo Japan had announced that the new Nintendo 3DS was being discontinued, thus leaving the 2DS and...

Japan - original Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS have been discontinued

JAPAN - ORIGINAL NINTENDO 3DS, NEW NINTENDO 3DS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED

With the New Nintendo 2DS XL in Japan, NCL has discontinued two models in the family. As from today, the production on the original...

 
 
 
Nintendo ends production of New 3DS in Japan

NINTENDO ENDS PRODUCTION OF NEW 3DS IN JAPAN

The standard size New Nintendo 3DS is no more in Japan. The news was dropped in a notice on Nintendo of Japan's official site . “All...

Eggs Benedict and 17 Other Crazy Pringles Flavors Only Found in Japan

EGGS BENEDICT AND 17 OTHER CRAZY PRINGLES FLAVORS ONLY FOUND IN JAPAN

We never thought that being a flavor developer for a major snack food brand would be boring, but seeing the flavors of Pringles available...

 
 
 
I Can't Stop Cooking Square Eggs: The Joy of Dashi-Maki Tamago, Japan's Rolled Omelet

I CAN'T STOP COOKING SQUARE EGGS: THE JOY OF DASHI-MAKI TAMAGO, JAPAN'S ROLLED OMELET

Food How to make the sweet and savory egg dish that almost drove Jiro mad How to make dashi-maki tamago, a Japanese rolled omelet made...

McDonald's New Blue Hawaii McFizz Is the Drink to Quench Your Summer Thirst

MCDONALD'S NEW BLUE HAWAII MCFIZZ IS THE DRINK TO QUENCH YOUR SUMMER THIRST

When we think of Summer, we think of ice-filled, bright-colored, refreshing drinks, and in an effort to quench all insatiable Summer...