iTunes Music Store Japan in 2004
Apple is opening its first retail store in Japan this Sunday (Nov 30th, 2003).
Steve Jobs is presently visiting Japan to celebrate the opening of the Apple Store Ginza and announced that Apple will be launching the iTunes Music Store for the Japanese market in 2004. Napster has reportedly made a similar announcement as well, with both companies currently in negotiations with Japanese record labels.
Related link: Asahi.com (Japanese)
Apple will also be opening a second retail store in Osaka, Japan in 2004.