Updated May 31, 2018: New entries added
Japan: home to Nintendo, Sega, Square Enix, Capcom, Konami, and Taito. Or in other words, home to Mario, Sonic, Final Fantasy, Street Fighter, Metal Gear Solid, and Space Invaders.
It's pretty much the spiritual home of videogames.
While the smartphone gaming revolution of the past decade or so stems from America, Japan still plays its part with some excellent mobile game offerings.
Here are 25 excellent iOS games from the land of the rising sun.
Unfortunately, the iOS 11 appocalypse has claimed a few of our previous favourites. Thankfully, the App Store doesn't sit still for long, so there's a fresh batch of brilliant new Japanese games to take their place.