Reports Archive

D-Pad Studio’s Owlboy Migrating to Nintendo Switch and Japan

Indie game developer D-Pad Studio announced on Saturday at the 5th annual BitSummit that they will release the Japanese language version of their critically acclaimed platform-adventure game Owlboy on May 24. Kakehashi Games helped D-Pad Studio launch into …

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The 5 W’s of Angela – Reporter Spotlight

  We had always wanted to visit Tokyo, so when my husband got word we’d be moving here for his job in late 2013 we felt like we hit the lottery. Every day since has seemed like a …

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International Event of Cool Japan 2015

Cosplayers and anime fans gathered to celebrate their love for all things okatu, make new friends, and pose for pictures with strangers at the International Event of Cool Japan that took place June 6 at the Star Rise …

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Japan National Yo-Yo Contest 2015

An Intro to Pro Yo-Yoing ala Japan’s National Yo-Yo Contest

2015年全日本ヨーヨー選手権地区大会優勝者紹介 (2015JNシード選手紹介) 2015 Japan Yo-Yo League Winners (2015JN Seeded Players) 地区大会公式サイト:  Last week I was lucky enough to go to the Japan National Yo-Yo Contest.  Yeah, that exists.  AND it’s totally balls-to-the-walls awesome!  Held on May 2nd and …

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Kart Racing in Akiba? – Mario Style of Course!

When I saw those three words “ Kart”, Akihabara, Mario”, on a message I received, my brain muzzled any hope of thinking further before bursting into excitement yelling “Holly Crap!” which led me to pass out in glee… or wait …

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