What you’ll learn from this bulletin:
Japan is well known for its video game industry and his home to giants such as Nintendo, Sega, Sony, Capcom, and more. Esports is an important part of the games industry globally yet had not taken hold in Japan until recent years. There are many reasons for that, and now the esports segment is growing. This growth caught the attention of key local and global players and regulators.
This bulletin provides key takeaways and high-level insights on the rise of esports in Japan and its latest developments. It specifically covers five professional esports teams—Crazy Raccoon, DetonatioN FocusMe, FENNEL, SCARZ and ZETA Division—with interviews and other notable information on their significance to Japan’s esports and livestreaming ecosystem.
Get complete insights and analysis in Niko’s Esports in Asia report here. For data on Asia’s esports industry, teams, tournaments, sponsors and more, subscribe to our Esports Tracker here and our Esports VANA here.