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Some Japanese Kids Like Bikes Better Than Video Games
Thu Jan 23, 2003

TOKYO, JAPAN - Can it be that youthful interest in video games may be waning? A recent article in the Los Angeles Times, reports that Japanese youth--which at one time accounted for one-third of all worldwide sales of video games and equipment--are discovering other things to do, including riding bicycles.

A Japanese survey found that video games have slipped from fifth to ninth place in a survey of favorite activities. Riding bicycles beat out video gaming as a more exciting way to spend their time.

"Video games just aren't cutting edge anymore. Kids have a lot more options now," Shunji Yamashina, a Morgan Stanley analyst told the Times.

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