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.
11/14/19
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Want to know how the arcade scene has changed in Japan? According to Abema Times, there were over 26,000 arcades in 1986. As of last year, there were around 4,000. For more on the challenges arcades are having in Japan, check out Kotaku’s previous coverage. 

11/11/19
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The Tsukiji Fish Market might be gone, but its memories live on in Kotaku articles and in digital recreations. The short film Memories of Tsukiji, which premieres this December in Tokyo, brings the market to life thanks to photogrammetry and point cloud technology. More info on the movie’s official site