Category: E-Sports

Disability E-Sports Japan

Esports players with impairments continue to break down barriers in Japan

Keen to offer Japanese gamers with disabilities a chance to be part of the action, social welfare worker Daiki Kato founded a company called ePara in 2016.

Disability Discrimination E-Sports Japan

Player from Japanese ‘e-sports’ team suspended over comments about people with disabilities

On May 1st 2022, a player from the Japanese professional e-sports team ‘REJECT’, previously known as ‘All Rejection Gaming’ or ‘ARG’ made a comment during a game that was perceived to be discriminatory towards people with disabilities. The player ‘SaRa’ has since been suspended from the team.