Episode 37: Retro Japanese games

What games did you play as a kid?

Three Kyodo News journalists – Yamaguchi-san, Toma and Peter – talk about the recent burgeoning popularity of retro Japanese video games at home and abroad. Listen as they discuss their own favorite games and why there seems to be a growing demand for them.

Article mentioned in the podcast:

Retro Japanese video games enjoy intergenerational revival

Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.

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Photo taken in Decmber 2023 in Nagoya shows Geo Holdings Corp.'s Retro Game Computer console. (Kyodo)