Watch: Japanese Nintendo Direct Live

Now updated with the video to watch at your leisure

Nintendo of Japan will host a new Nintendo Direct presentation today at 8PM JST (around 4AM PST for North American readers, and 12PM BST for those of you in UK).

EDIT: Here's the video in full.

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The presentation will focus on 3DS and Wii. Nothing on Wii U, I'm afraid. The video is expected to last around 50 minutes.

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12:48

Additional videos now. Enjoy!

12:47

That's the end of the main presentation. Not sure what happened to the Wii announcements.

12:46

It's a new weapon. Hmmm.

12:45

Monster Hunter 4!

12:45

That was Friend Collection. It's no F-Zero, right?

12:44

Nintendo, you really do make me wonder sometimes.

12:43

Nice carpet!

12:42

DS stuff now.

12:40

Music and platforming combine!

12:40

Looks like Adventure Time, no?

12:40

Harmo Knight is up next.

12:39

Not sure that will ever come out in the west.

12:38

Nope, it's Denpa Ningen no RPG 2!

12:37

Tingle?

12:37

Download stuff now.

12:37

Hmmmmm.

12:37

Actually, we've just seen a lot of these.

12:36

A list of forthcoming 3DS titles now.

12:36

2012 release for that one.

12:35

Love the holographic effect on those stickers!

12:34

Full title is Paper Mario Super Seal.

12:33

Paper Mario 3DS now.

12:33

That pink 3DS XL you simply have to own is out in September, in Japan. Better start saving those pennies.

12:32

Where's Wally is in fact Kazuo Umezu, eccentric manga artist. Thanks, Twitter follower @themistern!

12:31

Animal Crossing! How I have missed you.

12:31

Pink 3DS klaxon!

12:29

Next up, it's Nintendo's attempt to win the Gears of War crowd: Wagamama Fashion Girls.

12:27

Ye Gods.

12:27

Or Waldo, if you're in America.

12:26

Where's Wally?

12:26

I love it when it he does that with his hand.

12:26

I prefer paper and pencils myself.

12:26

Shin Egokoro Kyoushitsu is on now, an art package.

12:25

Expected in 2013.

12:24

Professor Layton Choubunmei to A no Isan - the last Layton game, according to Hino.

12:23

It's a new Professor Layton title for 3DS!

12:22

Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino is up now. Layton-talk COMMENCE

12:21

Naruto SD now. Love the art style!

12:21

22nd November in Japan for that one.

12:20

Already looks x10000 more fun than Lost Planet 3!

12:20

Interesting spin-off, this one.

12:19

EX Troopers next - J-Pop FTW!

12:19

November 15th, if you still care.

12:19

Three DS games on that one, for 3DS.

12:18

Yawn.

12:18

A collection of the previous games.

12:17

Inazuma Eleven now.

12:17

I think I need to wash myself after that one.

12:17

My god.

12:17

Actually, AKB48+Me is the best title for a game ever. Sorry, Bravely Default.

12:16

Project X Zone will launch October 11th in Japan. Expect a Western release some time in 2045.

12:16

Fantastic 2D art style on that one. Looks fab!

12:15

Chun Li and Morrigan - my dream pairing!

12:14

Project X Zone now - this is looking great!

12:12

Talking about the battle system now.

12:12

Game will showcase 300 abilities across 20 job types. Sweet!

12:12

Ask yourself, is there a better name for a game than Bravely Default Flying Fairy?

12:11

Bravely Default is up next. Katy will be pleased!

12:11

Looks great, if you're into that kind of thing. The guitar-based soundtrack is bitchin'

12:10

First up, a new Medalot title: Medalot 7.

12:09

Third party software now.

12:08

There's a free downloadable companion app for Dragon Quest X.

12:07

Moving on, Dragon Quest X. This is a big deal in Japan!

12:07

I heard him say Coin Dash there. For reals.

12:07

It's all about the coins, right?

12:06

Talking about NSMB2 now.

12:05

That is one cool case.

12:05

Yep, this is for the forthcoming Kirby Collection for Wii.

12:05

Presumably something about his birthday?

12:04

KIRBY KLAXON.

12:03

Some stuff about a Japanese soccer/football tournament. Nothing exciting yet.

11:55

So, before we get started, what are your hopes? Majora's Mask on 3DS? A new F-Zero? And end to global suffering, perhaps?

11:51

Almost time. Have you all got your hot drinks ready?

So, is your body ready?

[via nintendo.co.jp]

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