Brian Ashcraft
brianashcraft
Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.
1/16/20
5:30 AM
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Jiang Ziya, the sequel to the blockbuster Chinese animation Ne Zha, is getting a US release. The earlier movie made a whopping $720 million in China, and the sequel follows the adventures of an army commander who is tasked with killing the Nine-Tailed Fox Demon. Jiang Ziya will be released in the US on February 7.

1/14/20
8:00 AM
1

Track: By Your Side ft. Sarah Rebecca | Artist: French 79 | Album: Joshua

1/14/20
7:00 AM
1

Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s new recruitment pamphlet looks like a child’s picture book. It’s actually a corporate guide and the pages seem to depict the character working in different jobs, such as doing office work or composing a score. The art style is fantastic!

1/14/20
5:30 AM
2

It appears that Chinese Switch consoles are locked. Tencent is handling the Chinese market, and domestic games, which read “CHN” on the Switch cards, are reportedly locked. This means international players will need to import Tencent Switches should they want to play any future China-only releases.