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Digital Kawaii: 3 of the Cutest Japanese Mobile Games Available in English!

Nowadays, most people have mobile phones that are almost attached to their limbs, and the same is true in Japan. Mobile phones are everywhere, on the train, inside waiting areas, on the streets, and in restaurants! In Japan (and probably around the world), there are various reasons people are glued to their mobile phones –…

4 Board Games That Take You Straight To Japan!

Sadly, not everyone can make the journey all the way to Japan, but never fear! There are a number of tabletop games you can buy that will instantly make you feel like you are there. From cute sushi card games to Edo Period artistic games – there really is something for everyone! Tokaido Tokaido is…
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Buying Cool Japanese Video Games Just Became Easier!

Do you love shopping online at Amazon Japan? There is a big chance that your answer is ‘yes’, as it offers vast selections of items that attract many Japan enthusiasts. Many gamers, however, found that Amazon Japan does not really cater to their needs because of its shipping policy, which restricts video games from being…

Fukuwarai: Can You Make a Funny Face?

One of the traditional games played at ‘shinnenkai’ (New Year’s parties) in Japan is fukuwarai, which roughly means ‘lucky laugh’. Although usually played by children, adults do play it too sometimes. The game is pretty similar to ‘Pin the Tail on the Donkey’ which is a children’s game played in America. The History of the…

Neko Atsume: The Japanese Cat Collecting Game that Broke the Internet

First, it was the Tamagotchi, Bandai’s handheld keychain digital pets, that was the craze all across the world. Now, it’s Neko Atsume, a cat collecting game app created by Japanese game developer Hit-Point for the iOS and Android mobile devices, that’s hot and trending all over the Internet. People talk about it all the time…

Toru Iwatani: The Legendary Pac-Man Designer

Immensely popular up to the present day, Pac-Man, as an arcade game, has been created by a famous Japanese game designer known as Toru Iwatani. Iwatani was born in the Meguro Ward in Tokyo. He started his career in video game business last 1977 by joining the Namco Limited Company, popularly known as Namco. They…

3 Popular Japanese indoor board games

There are a lot of games available in the Japanese shops. It was in the 100 yen shops that I found so many interesting traditional indoor games in Japan for the first time. And I was so happy to discover that toy shops in Japan are really big and have a great collection of varied…