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BS1 Sun. Oct. 9

Games

Games are a popular culture that is representative of Japan. What draws foreigners to Japanese games? What’s the secret behind arcades still being popular? What’s the world of “Let’s Play” that is popular online? Japanese RPGs are representative of good storylines and worldviews full of fantasy, which are highly rated by foreigners. We investigate why Japanese games are taking the world by storm.

Our foreign guest visited a reputable arcade and investigated the secret to its popularity.
Gaming broadcasts on video sharing websites can even have more than 10 million views. Our foreign guest went to see a gaming broadcast live event in order to investigate its appeals.
Japanese role-playing games are popular around the world. We asked a creator about their appeals.