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Disney Japan turns Avengers: Infinity War into an old-school JRPG

Managing to stay away from Avengers: Infinity War spoilers so far? Don’t worry, we’re not here to tell you what happens. Rather, here’s a fun trailer that Disney Studios Japan did to promote Marvel’s upcoming film. Rather than slapping on subtitles on what their US counterparts already have, they’ve ...

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Son Goku, Naruto, and Sailor Moon are just some of the ambassadors for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japanese schoolchildren are currently voting for the official Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot, but the winner won’t be pulling double duty as the Games’ ambassador. Instead, that honor has been afforded to a cast of cultural icons, some of whom are famous throughout the world. No, not the yakuza — ...

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Bandai Namco opens VR Zone Shinjuku on 14 July, considering Singapore and other locations

After the success of “VR Zone: Project i CAN” on Tokyo’s Odaiba island, Bandai Namco are proceeding with their largest virtual reality entertainment facility yet. VR Zone Shinjuku, a two-storey building housing more than 15 activities, opens its doors on 14 July. For those that can’t make the trip, ...

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