Daily Briefs (Dec. 16): Payday 2 / Atelier Lydie & Suelle / Anata no Shikihime Kyouikutan

Today’s Daily Briefs: release date for Payday 2, videos and pictures for Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings, pictures for Anata no Shikihime Kyouikutan, livestream recording for Boku no Hero Academia: One’s Justice and Girl Metal, screenshots for the latest batch of DLC quests for Monster Hunter XX, latest pictures for Yo-kai Watch Busters 2, preview video for the soundtrack CD included in the Limited Edition of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, Christmas DLC for RPG Maker Fes, more DLC for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, and some Mega Man 30th Anniversary merchandise!

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Daily Briefs (Oct. 17): Famitsu previews / Super Mario Odyssey / Tiny Metal / Rogue Trooper Redux

Today’s Daily Briefs: latest batch of Famitsu previews, commercial for Super Mario Odyssey, release date for Tiny Metal in Japan, launch trailer for Rogue Trooper Redux, accolade trailer for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, some Splatoon 2 strap toys in Japan, latest screenshot for River City: Rival Showdown, latest pictures for Blade Strangers, latest commercial for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, Kid Tripp sent to Nintendo for lotcheck, and some feline accessories for the Nintendo Switch

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JP News (Oct. 5): Ace Attorney 1~6 / Rayman Legends Definitive Edition / Super Famicom Mini

Today’s Japanese news: better pictures of the packaging and postcards for the Ace Attorney 1~6 Box & Postcard Set, Rayman Legends Definitive Edition headed to Japan next year, launch pictures for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom, J.B. Harold: Manhattan Requiem headed to the Nintendo Switch later this year, and another update for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax!

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JP News (Aug. 9): SEGA 3D Classics Sale (eShop) / Famitsu preview / Puzzle & Dragons X

Today’s Japanese news: Nintendo eShop Sale for SEGA 3D Classics, latest batch of Famitsu previews, latest DLC for Puzzle & Dragons X, Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 up for pre-loading on the Nintendo eShop, bonus Yochi creatures for Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, screenshots for Dragon Quest I, II, III on Nintendo 3DS, boxart for Ver. 4.0 of Dragon Quest X, some Nintendo Switch accessories, trailers for Champion Jockey Special and Winning Post 8 2017, some merchandise for Monster Hunter, and trailer for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax!

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JP News (July 20): Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. / Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2

Today’s Japanese news: more gameplay footage for Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver., and Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo, latest screenshots and artworks for Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2, release date for NBA 2K18, some Nintendo Switch pouches, Inchworm Animation 2: Butterfly out on August 2nd on Nintendo 3DS, latest batch of free DLC for Puzzle & Dragons X, latest major update for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, The Snack World event, and launch trailer + screenshots for Cars 3: Drive to Win!

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JP News (May 31): Animal Crossing merchandise / Capcom Café

Today’s Japanese news: some Animal Crossing merchandise in Japan, 1-2-Switch x farming event, Mega Man X figure, Ace Attorney x Capcom Café collaboration, and second major udpate for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax!

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Japan: more sales data for Week 16, 2017, March, Fiscal Year, more (Media Create, Dengeki, Famitsu)

In this post, you will find additional sales data for Week 16, 2017 from Media Create and Dengeki, including Day 1 sell-through, Dengeki’s Top 50, and more! Also this week: Fiscal Year sales (Dengeki), March digital estimates (Famitsu), and more!

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JP News (May 3): Bandai-Namco budget re-releases (3DS) / Attack on Titan

Today’s Japanese news: 3 budget re-releases from Bandai-Namco on Nintendo 3DS, some screenshots for Attack on Titan: Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu, livestream recording for the Monster Hunter Championship 2017 tournament, livestream recording for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, more bonus monsters for Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 Professional, latest batch of free DLC for Puzzle & Dragons X, some screenshots for Cube Creator DX, and Ninja Smasher re-released on the Nintendo eShop of the Nintendo 3DS!

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[Japan] Media Create sales for Week 16, 2017 (April 17 – April 23) [Top 50]

Update: added full Top 50 from Media Create!
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Here’s the Media Create (and Famitsu) sales for Week 16, 2017. This week saw the release of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, off to a decent start.

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JP News (Apr. 18): Famitsu previews (incl. Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2) / Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker

Today’s Japanese news: latest batch of Famitsu previews (including one for Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2), livestream recording for Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker, pictures of the recording sessions for The Alliance Alive soundtrack, and some Monster Hunter news!

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Nintendo Direct (April): various announcements from the Japanese presentation

In this post, you will find various announcements from the Japanese Nintendo Direct that aired on April 13th. Warning: video-heavy post!

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JP News (Apr. 5): Puzzle & Dragons X / Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax / 100% Pascal-sensei

Today’s Japanese news: latest batch of free DLC for Puzzle & Dragons X, demo for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, 100% Pascal-sensei: Kanpeki Paint Bombers announced for the Nintendo 3DS, some merchandise for Monster Hunter, a “new” trailer for One Piece: Dai Kaizoku Colosseum, and new teaser trailer for the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney pachinko machine!

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JP News (March 9th): Culdcept Revolt remix album / LEGO City Undercover

Today’s Japanese news: a remix album for Culdcept Revolt, release date for LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch, second commercial for Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax, some Mega Man stickers on LINE, second character song CD for Megami Meguri, more free DLC for Puzzle & Dragons X, some screenshots and videos for Future Card Buddy Fight: Mezase! Buddy Champion!, and more screenshots for Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 with Power-up Kit!

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