Cool Japan academies to open across Asia

Jul 9, 2014

Cool Japan academies to open across Asia

Leading publisher Kadokawa Corp. has announced plans to open a slew of academies across East and Southeast Asia, starting with Taiwan and Singapore, each pushing knowledge of the core design skills at the heart of Japanese pop culture. Kadokawa said recently that it will ...

May 14, 2014

Dwango to merge with Kadokawa

Leading publisher Kadokawa Corp. and Nico Nico Douga video portal provider Dwango Co. announce a merger expected to give the new entity an edge online and in producing books, movies and animation titles.

Apple offers Japanese e-book service

Mar 7, 2013

Apple offers Japanese e-book service

Apple on Wednesday launched Japanese-language electronic books in Japan, a move likely to further intensify competition with online retailer Amazon.com Inc. E-books purchased via Apple’s website iBookstore can be read on such devices as iPad tablet computers and iPhones. Users will be able to ...