Christopher Poole, the founder of internet imageboard 4chan, has sold the company to Hiroyuki Nishimura, the founder of Japanese site 2channel, itself a direct inspiration for 4chan’s creation in the first place.
There are Japanese websites. There are Japanese blogs. But at the heart of the country's internet and internet culture, one destination stands alone: 2channel.
In Japan, the vast majority of game related culture and news first appears on 2channel, the country's largest bulletin board, and then disseminates to other…