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Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

/ Jun 29, 2018

Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

Nintendo Co. has resumed sales in Japan of a smaller, palm-sized version of its 35-year-old popular Famicom game console, in response to requests from fans for its revival. Many stores in Japan sold out of the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer console after its initial ...

Airbnb and Uber woes show Japan does not share easily

Jun 29, 2018

Airbnb and Uber woes show Japan does not share easily

With thousands of Airbnb reservations scrapped and Uber reduced to delivering food, life is hard in Japan for the giants of the sharing economy: They're stuck between tough regulation and popular suspicion. Japan may be the world's third-largest economy and a high-tech hub but it ...

'Dokaben' baseball manga series concludes after 46-year run

Jun 29, 2018

'Dokaben' baseball manga series concludes after 46-year run

Popular baseball manga series "Dokaben" ended its 46-year run with a final entry published in a weekly comic magazine released Thursday. Many people in their 40s and 50s who had read the series by Shinji Mizushima as youngsters reminisced about how they learned about baseball ...

Actress Kirin Kiki wants an ending with no twists

Jun 29, 2018

Actress Kirin Kiki wants an ending with no twists

by Mai Yoshikawa

When life gave her lemons, film star Kirin Kiki didn't make lemonade, but wild grass enzyme juice. It's the only thing that has satisfied her taste buds since her advanced-stage cancer caused her to lose her appetite, and even her desire for alcohol has vanished ...