However, it continues to miss out another huge tourist destination - Japan.
Gree lost $65 million in the latest quarter as the former mobile gaming heavyweight searches for a hit game and revenue outside of its core business.
SmartNews, now number one in both US app stores for the news category, is making it look easy for Japanese startups to expand into the US - it's usually not.
The funding round will strengthen Lancers’ business partnerships and put the company in a stronger position to win freelancers outside of Tokyo.
Ten companies qualify but the list is likely to change in the near future.
The SmartNews founders and chief journalist talk about the company’s past and future.
Gree is working hard at remaking its fortunes in the smartphone age. The industry giant today announced a new mobile game publishing partnership with KDDI Corporation in Japan, under which it will dev...
Line will work with Cyberagent and Gree to create RPGs and "authentic" core games for its platform.
New joint ventures with Cyberagent, Gree, manga publishers, and Sony Music will boost Line's position as much more than a messaging service.
A more diverse workforce will create a stronger company in the long run.
We sit down with Yuta Maeda, Vice President, Pokelabo and Asia Business at Gree, to find out more about how Gree's Korea studio is doing.
We raved about Cross Summoner on the first day of TGS 2014. Now we've got the gameplay video to make you want to beg Gree to publish it in English.
The hiring shows that SmartNews wants to be more than just another news app.
Pokelabo's 16-bit action-RPG Cross Summoner has been published by Gree, and is literally going places.
The babysitting website addresses a critical issue but it has a major rival in Gree.
Despite relatively small funding amounts, experts agree that Japan is on the cusp of a startup bubble
The CEOs of two hot young startups and the VCs that funded them unanimously agree that a bubble is forming - but don't believe everything you hear.
Our recap of the best bits from the morning of our second day at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.