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Shuntaro Furukawa Grew up Playing Famicom, Now is President of Nintendo

Shuntaro Furukawa - Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes     Shuntaro Furukawa will be taking over for Tatsumi Kimishima as president of Nintendo this June. What does this mean for the future of Nintendo and most importantly the Switch? Furukawa takes the helm of Nintendo in a much different place than  Kimishima did. When Satoru Iwata died in 2015 Nintendo was in a bad place.      Furukawa, is

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High Speed Kawaii Bullet Train to Debut this Summer!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kawaii Bullet Train Hello Kitty has decorated the world of transportation in recent years with designs on both buses and aircrafts; but this summer, Japan Railway Co. (JR West) will be launching the first ever Hello Kitty themed  bullet train on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line. It will be a Kodama train featuring Sanrio’s popular kitty cat character and will consist

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