Different models [of Game & Watch] were manufactured, with some having two screens and a clam-shell design (the Multi Screen Series). The Game Boy Advance SP, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3DS later reused this design.
The original arcade Donkey Kong game was created when Shigeru Miyamoto was assigned by Nintendo to convert Radar Scope, a game that had been released to test audiences with poor results, into a game that would appeal more to Americans. The result was a major breakthrough for Nintendo and for the videogame industry [and later] Miyamoto created a greatly simplified version for the Game & Watch multiscreen.
From 1992 until 2016, Nintendo was also the majority shareholder for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.
The Philosopher’s Walk (å“²å¦ã®é“ Tetsugaku-no-michi, lit. Path of Philosophy) is a pedestrian path that follows a cherry-tree-lined canal in Kyoto, between Ginkaku-ji and Nanzen-ji. The walk is a popular destination for tourists and locals, especially during hanami.
Kamigamo Shrine (ä¸Šè³€èŒ‚ç¥žç¤¾ Kamigamo Jinja) is an important Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, first founded in 678.
Ninna-ji (ä»å’Œå¯º Ninna-ji) is the head temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism. Located in western Kyoto, Japan, it was founded in AD 888 by the retired Emperor Uda. Most of the surviving buildings date from the 17th century, and include a five-story pagoda and an orchard of dwarf cherry trees.
TÅ-ji (æ±å¯º TÅ-ji) (East Temple) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in Kyoto, Japan. The grounds feature a garden and pond, in which turtles and koi swim.
Daigo-ji (é†é†å¯º Daigo-ji) is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. More than seven centuries after its founding, Toyotomi Hideyoshi held a famous cherry blossom viewing party called Daigo no hanami in 1598 at the SambÅ-in sub-temple.
The Heian Shrine (å¹³å®‰ç¥žå®® Heian-jingÅ«) is a Shinto shrine located in SakyÅ-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The Japanese-style garden takes up about half the land area (approximately 33060 m2).
The Central Japan Railway Company (æ±æµ·æ—…å®¢é‰„é“æ ªå¼ä¼šç¤¾ TÅkai Ryokaku TetsudÅ Kabushiki-gaisha) is the main railway company operating in the ChÅ«bu (Nagoya) region of central Japan. It is officially abbreviated in English as JR Central and in Japanese as JR TÅkai (JRæ±æµ·).
Miai (è¦‹åˆã„, “matchmaking”, lit. “looking at one another”) or omiai (ãŠè¦‹åˆã„) is a Japanese traditional custom in which unattached individuals are introduced to each other to consider the possibility of marriage. “Miai” or “omiai” is sometimes translated as an “arranged marriage” in other languages.
Becky (ãƒ™ãƒƒã‚ãƒ¼ BekkÄ«, born March 6, 1984) is a Japanese television personality, or tarento, signed with the entertainment company Sun Music Productions. On television, she has also appeared in numerous commercials and has lent her voice to the characters of many anime shorts and movies.