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Japanese Esports Trends on Live Streaming

Gaming is massive in Japan, with some of the top publishers and console makers calling the country their home. When discussing Japan and live streaming, people tend to think of the popularity of RPGs, mobile games, and VTubers first. It stands to reason, however, that esports would also perform strongly in the region. In fact, a 2023 report by Statista estimates that esports revenue in Japan will reach $162M in 2024.