When it comes to racing games, there are many that gamers can choose from. You can go for more street style racing with the Need For Speed franchise, or alternatively you can choose to race super cars with the Forza franchise. However if you want something fun and silly, there's Nintendo's Mario Kart.
So out of all the racing franchises out there, which is the most popular? While we can't speak for other countries, a recent report from the NPD Group has revealed that Mario Kart is the best-selling racing franchise of all time in the US. According to analyst Mat Piscatella, "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was the month's top-selling title. As a property, Mario Kart is the all-time best-selling racing franchise in the U.S."
The photos of the brides and grooms set against the backdrop of Japanese landmarks looked great, but wait--the couples haven't got hitched yet.
"Pre-wedding photography" is all the rage across Asia, where families of the betrothed set great stock in showing off snaps for guests to admire on the Big Day.
Japanese retailer Don Quijote Co. has unveiled a set of "all gender" restrooms at its new flagship store in Tokyo's Shibuya, offering facilities for the city's LGBT community and visitors.
The firm is offering three such toilets on the second floor of its "Mega Don Quijote" store, which opened on May 12, each equipped with accesibility features such as handrails and baby seats.
The boss of Dorna, the commercial rights holder of MotoGP, Carmelo Ezpeleta, says that an all-electric motorcycle racing series could launch as soon as 2019.
Electric has cemented itself on the world stage with the Formula E Championship but apart from electric classes at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and Isle of Man TT, two-wheel, electric racing has yet to kick off.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike says the metropolitan government will shoulder all the costs for preparing temporary facilities outside Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
The Tokyo metropolitan government had said it would present a broad outline by the end of March this year on the costs for temporary facilities.
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Thursday the metropolitan government will in principle bear all the costs of temporary facilities for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be built outside the capital.
Following a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Koike also said the two sides agreed to seek a framework under which the games' organizing committee will shoulder half of the costs for holding the Paralympics, and the other half will be equally shared by the central and Tokyo governments.
Japan coach Jamie Joseph on Thursday dismissed the notion that the Brave Blossoms have an easy path to the quarterfinals following the 2019 Rugby World Cup draw, saying Ireland are the world's third strongest team behind only holders New Zealand and England.
Hope floated among the Japanese public after Wednesday's draw in Kyoto, where Joseph's side were slotted in Pool A with the Irish, Scotland, a qualifier from Europe and the winners of the qualifying playoff. None of the teams have won the World Cup before.
Southern Pacific coastal regions are at the greatest risk of earthquakes strong enough to topple buildings over the next 30 years, although almost every area of Japan is in danger, a report showed.
The grim but familiar warning was seen in the National Seismic Hazard Maps for 2017 released by the Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion on April 27.