This weekend, the seventh annual (seventh!) BitSummit will get underway in Kyoto. Keita Takahashi (Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy fame) will be keynoting, while others, like Platinum Games Atsushi Inaba and Koji “Iga” Igarashi, among many others, will also be on hand. Official site here.


Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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