Once Again, In-Person Tokyo Game Show Canceled, Event Will Be Online

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Last year, the in-person Tokyo Game Show was canceled due to covid-19 concerns. In its place was an online event. This year, once again, the show will be only online.

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As organizers announced in an official release, this year’s theme will be Sore de mo, bokura ni wa geemu ga aru (それでも、僕らにはゲームがある) or, “We’ll always have games.”

The online Tokyo Game Show will be held from September 30 to October 3.

The first Tokyo Game Show was held in 1996, and this year marks the event’s 25th anniversary.

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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That’s pretty shocking, I had assumed that anything happening in Fall would be a go this year.