Update: This is happening today! Exciting news.
According the the press release from Amazon, customers in Japan can now pre-order the Paperwhite for an extremely competitive 8,480 yen ($106), with the 3G version costing 12,980 yen ($163) – although neither will ship until November 19. US customers will notice that makes the Paperwhite marginally cheaper in Japan than America.
The Japanese Kindle Store will open tomorrow with over 50,000 local language e-books (including 15,000 manga titles) – an impressive number given Amazon’s reported difficulties in coming to agreements with publishers. That will be…
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