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In the latest English release, it takes two to Taiko

Added: 17.11.2017 23:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new Taiko Drum Master game is out in English! Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! is playable in [English speakers'] native tongue in both its Japanese and "Asia" editions, and while an American release would be better, this is... still quite an improvement! Let's check it out.

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Mathematician's study of 'swarmalators' could direct future science

Added: 17.11.2017 22:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of a noted mathematician? As it turns out, quite prominently. Researchers used the curious mating ritual of male Japanese tree frogs as inspiration for their exploration of 'swarmalators' -- their term for systems in which both synchronization and swarming occur together.

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Using eDNA to identify the breeding habitat of endangered species

Added: 17.11.2017 22:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Using wide-ranging eDNA analysis combined with traditional collection survey methods, researchers have identified the breeding site of critically endangered fish species Acheilognathus typus in the mainstream of Omono River in Akita Prefecture, Japan.

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Russia casts 11th U.N. Syria veto, again blocking inquiry

Added: 17.11.2017 19:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, just a day after Moscow blocked a U.S. push to renew the investigation.


Do Japanese Games Actually Have a Shot at The Game Awards?

Added: 17.11.2017 12:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Destructoid: History would tell us no. For most of the games announced yesterday, the 2017 Game Awards have been a long time coming. From the moment The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hit the Switch, we knew it was a contender. Same goes for Super Mario Odyssey and the first time we saw Mario capture a T-Rex. Horizon: Zero Dawn has been a lock as well and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has had a shot at the top prize so long as those voting could look past the fact it is still an Early Access game. Rounding out the nominees for Game of the Year is Persona 5, a milestone that is quite significant for the franchise. All-in-all I wouldn't say I'm that surprised by these nominees. They're a good bunch and any one of them would make a fine GOTY winner. Any of them would, but if history is any indication, three of them don't have a chance. Odyssey, Breath, and Persona face a system that appears to be working against them. Its not because they arent beloved or well-reviewed or...


Review - Demon Gaze 2 | Game Hype

Added: 17.11.2017 8:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Game Hype Wrote: "Though released last year to Japanese audiences, Demon Gaze 2 has finally found its way to western shores"

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Nissan cites staff shortage for improper plant tests

Added: 17.11.2017 6:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nissan blamed a lack of trained staff for improper inspections at Japan factories and will increase the number of inspectors to improve compliance.

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Switch vs DS VGChartz Gap Charts September 2017 Update

Added: 17.11.2017 5:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

September 2017 is the 7th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 543,939 units when compared to the DS during the same timeframe. The Switch is currently ahead of the DS by 1.69 million units. The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan and March 2005 in Europe, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 7.02 million units, while the DS sold 5.33 million units during the same timeframe.

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Nissan execs taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

Added: 17.11.2017 4:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker plan to return part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker's plants in Japan.

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Trump discussed free trade pact with Japan's Abe, U.S. envoy says

Added: 17.11.2017 1:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump discussed a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his trip to Tokyo, the U.S. ambassador to Japan said on Friday, contradicting Japanese officials who had said such talks never took place.


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