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Opens Japanese website

2 Nov, 2000

logoamazonjpAmazon announces, its first Japanese language website. The site will offer Japanese and English language content.


We can now make our customer-centric shopping experience—great service, selection and convenience—available to everyone looking for popular or hard-to-find Japanese-language books.

The site will offer book reviews, author interviews, and recommendations and will compete with existing Japanese retailers including Kinokuniya and Bertelsmann’s