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Today in Kagawa, Japan, the local government passed a rule about underage gaming: For those under 18 years old, gaming is limited to sixty minutes a day. Minors can play for 90 minutes on holidays. The government cannot legally enforce this ruling but is asking parents to. 

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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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Indoril Nerevar

I know Japan doesn’t always play by the same social rules as the West, but still...

...goooood forking luck with that. Kids (and specially teens) will be kids wherever they live.