A Super Mario figure is displayed at a showroom in Tokyo, Tuesday, 30 July 2019. Japanese video game maker Nintendo said first-quarter fiscal profit fell to about half that of the previous year, despite improved sales as an unfavorable trade. rate of eroded profits. (Photo: Photo AP / Koji Sasahara)

Nintendo's profit drops 10% before the release of Switch Lite

Video game company Nintendo Co. announced a quarterly profit decline of 10, far above market expectations,

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Detective Conan's redecorated train is revealed on June 21 in Yonago, Tottori Province. The main car of the train bound for Yonago is blue-themed, illustrated with the protagonist, Conan Edogawa, and a popular character known as Kaito Kid. (Photo: Fumi Yada / Asahi)

Train with theme "Detective Conan" gets a new look, hoping to attract fans

A special two-car train illustrated with characters from the popular anime series "Detective Conan" received a major overhaul.

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A scene from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Comic Convention, held at 30 in November of 2018, at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba (archive photo of Asahi Shimbun)

Fourth Tokyo Comic Con to begin on November 22 in Chiba

The Tokyo Comic Convention 2019 will begin on November 22 at the Makuhari Messe Complex in Chiba, bringing together the latest

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