Post Tagged with: "Japan"

Netflix Sets Japan Launch Date
/ August 5, 2015 11:30 am
Netflix Sets Japan Launch Date

Variety reports "Netflix is set to debut in Japan on Sept. 2, marking the No. 1 streaming service’s first foray into Asia as it continues its strategy of reaching virtually every country in the world. The Netflix Japan service will include a number of Japanese films and TV series, as well as original series including “Marco Polo” and “Marvel’s Daredevil,” the company had said previously.". Read More

Japanese Networks Partner on Streaming Service as Netflix Launch Looms
/ July 20, 2015 3:25 pm
Japanese Networks Partner on Streaming Service as Netflix Launch Looms

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Japan's top five commercial TV networks are banding together to launch a catch-up streaming video service to extend their programming's reach online. The service, named TVer, will debut in October – right around the time Netflix is expected to begin operating in Japan. The service was announced on Monday.". Read More

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Sells 1 Million in Japan
/ September 16, 2014 1:24 pm
Super Smash Bros. 3DS Sells 1 Million in Japan

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has sold more than 1 million units in its first few days.” . Read More

Xbox One arrives on Japanese Charts
/ September 11, 2014 9:12 am
Xbox One arrives on Japanese Charts

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Xbox One was released in Japan this week and managed to head straight to the top of the hardware chart - but only just. In software Yokai Watch 2 moved back to the top of the charts after a brief break from the limelight last week.” . Read More

Xbox One Sold 24,000 on Debut in Japan
/ September 10, 2014 9:45 am
Xbox One Sold 24,000 on Debut in Japan

GamesIndustryBiz reports “The Xbox One sold 24,000 units in its first four days on sale in Japan, according to data from Enterbrain and Famitsu.” . Read More

Hyrule Warriors Cannot Beat Yokai Watch 2 in Japan
/ August 21, 2014 2:52 pm
Hyrule Warriors Cannot Beat Yokai Watch 2 in Japan

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Yokai Watch 2 has now survived six weeks in a row at the top of the Japanese software chart, this week beating Zelda spin-off and new entry Hyrule Warriors.”. Read More

Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan
/ August 11, 2014 5:50 pm
Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan

Google and five other companies will team to build and operate a new $300 million trans-Pacific cable system connecting the U.S. and Japan, the Mountain View-based company said on Monday. The project, dubbed "Faster," also will include NEC, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI and SingTel. . Read More

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