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I’ve known Mike Sheetal for most of my life in Tokyo. One of the co-founders of the design/advertising agency UltraSuperNew, he switched gears a bit last year by founding a new game-oriented creative agency called Playbrain (bringing him back to his game dev roots). This week saw the launch of a new project by that agency, a game community site called Dekki. The site is still in its early stages, but is already home to a Hearthstone community, with more coming soon. They’re also producing two web shows on Twitch: Dekki World in Japanese and Dekki Does Japan in English.

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I’ve just come across Poweredby.Tokyo, a new community site that looks to shine a light on the “Tokyojin,” the people (Japanese or not) who make up the creative spirit of Tokyo, and to share the parts of the city that give them the most joy. The site is incredibly slick, and you can dig into the various stories already shared here. But before that, start by watching the fantastic intro video (viewable from the front page of the site, or on YouTube). Big thanks to my spiritual “Tokyojin” partner, Jennifer Geacone-Cruz, for the heads-up on this.