Yoiko Play Ring Fit Adventure & Brain Training!

The new series of Let’s Play videos featuring comedy duo Yoiko (Game Center CX’s Shinya Arino and Masaru Hamaguchi) play Ring Fit Adventure and Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch. More episodes to follow in the weeks to come! Go here to view more Yoiko videos. Edit: second video added below!

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Brain Training Tournament Announced

Nintendo has announced a Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch “World Brain Training Championships” online tournament to be held from Saturday February 15 at 16:00 JST for 24 hours, and then once a week afterwards. The game has also been updated to Version 1.2.0 where “Working Memory Training” has been added to “Daily Training” (your Brain Age Score must be 20 in order to play!). Full patch notes added below…

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Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training Adding New Content

Nintendo will be updating Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch in February, adding Working Memory Training. The new content aims to improve your working memory and will require you to remember the order that the symbols appear. A recorded brain age of 20 is required first. Purchase the packaged version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Screenshot added below…

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Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training Updated

Nintendo have updated Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch to Version 1.1.0 adding the online “Brain Training” mode under “Settings” in “Daily Training” along with fixing several gameplay issues to enhance the user experience. Purchase the packaged version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off – or buy an eShop code here to play it instantly!

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Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training Now Available

Nintendo’s latest Brain Training game Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch is now available on the Japanese Switch eShop priced at ¥2,948 with the packaged version available in a few hours. The game supports Japanese, English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, and requires 322 MB to download. Purchase the packaged version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off – or buy an eShop code here to play it instantly!

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Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training TVCM

Japanese TV commercial for Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (known as “Touhoku Daigaku Karei Igaku Kenkyuusho Kawashima Ryuuta Kyouju Kanshuu Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no Nintendo Switch Training” in Japan) starring Kotaro Yoshida and Yasuko Sawaguchi. The game launches this week (27 December). Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Releases

This week’s line-up of games releasing in Japan include the pictured Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch from Nintendo, Atelier Dusk Trilogy DX from Koei Tecmo Games, DESIRE remaster ver. from Red Flag Ship, Doggie Ninja Bakunetsu Strikers! from Toydea, Gunma’s Ambition -You and me are Gunma- from G-mode, VS. Balloon Fight from Hamster, and more. Check out the current list of games below and look out for the full line-up complete with prices and artwork later in the week.

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