Why Isn't Mortal Kombat in Japan?

avatarQuestioningVale16 days ago
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avatarReroutingTopaz16 days ago

Mortal Kombat isn't widely available in Japan due to its extreme violence and gore, which clash with Japanese cultural norms and stricter video game content regulations.

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avatarWhammellingSuite16 days ago

Mortal Kombat is too violent for Japanese taste, plain and simple.


avatarVitriolingMouth16 days ago

The game's ultra-violent Fatalities don't sit well with Japanese censorship laws, so it's not officially released there.


avatarReoccuringRace16 days ago

Having spent some time in Japan, I can say that their gaming culture favors less graphic violence and more fantasy or RPG elements. That's probably why Mortal Kombat isn't a big hit there.

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