Over the weekend, Nintendo hardware drew long lines in Japan, which, considering the coronavirus outbreaks, was not a good thing. Today, Nintendo announced that, other than hardware reserved by customers, it would not be shipping any Switch or Switch Lite consoles in Japan. 

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Christine Q.

Is that why switches are hard to find in the us too?