Takashi Amano

For Takashi Amano's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Mar 24, 2016

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Sharp Corp. is facing an increasing risk of liquidation if a rescue deal with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is delayed further, according to a top-rated analyst tracking the electronics maker. Jefferies Group’s Atul Goyal raised his estimated likelihood of Sharp’s liquidation to a ...

Nintendo tries to convince investors to wait as profit dives

Feb 3, 2016

Nintendo tries to convince investors to wait as profit dives

Nintendo Co. President Tatsumi Kimishima tried to assure investors the company’s March mobile gaming debut is worth waiting for, even as a 36 percent plunge in quarterly profit highlighted a downward spiral in sales of Wii U and 3DS players. Nintendo said it will ...

Toshiba to use crisis for profit-building overhaul

Dec 18, 2015

Toshiba to use crisis for profit-building overhaul

The biggest crisis in Toshiba Corp.’s 140-year history gives President Masashi Muromachi an opportunity to push through painful reforms from layoffs to business closures, accelerating the industrial conglomerate’s move away from consumer electronics. Revelations that management was complicit in padding profits for almost seven ...