Spotify has launched in Japan!
Japanese consumers can now head to – https://www.spotify.com/jp
Japan will be a tough market for Spotify as its mostly CD sales. Japan is the second largest music market in the world and its great to see a new player entering music streaming as its expected that Japanese consumers will just directly from CDs into streaming.
Currently there are a few streaming players in Japan (such as Line and Rakuten) but they are still yet to really gain any traction. Enter the thousand pound gorilla!