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NCSoft, coming off its baseball team’s championship win, is shutting down their South Korean headquarters after a positive covid-19 case emerged. The country’s Ministry of Health and Welfare is doing contact tracing and sanitizing the office, while employees will work remotely until November 26. [Thanks Sang for the tip!]


Update November 25 - 9:15pm: An earlier version of this article stated “December 26.” We regret the error.

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


Admiral Asskicker

As an American: this is depressing