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On tour of Japan, Tim Cook visits first Apple store outside US

After traveling to work in some countries in Europe a few months ago, it was the turn of Apple CEO, Tim cook, visit the Japan a big market for company in both consumers and technology development.

At the tourCook met with local officials, developers and health experts. Everything, of course, was documented by the executive and posted on his Twitter profile.

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Hi Tokyo! It's wonderful to be back in Japan! 🇯🇵 #shotoniPhone by Koichi Mitsui

Cook also met with the developer Masako Wakamiya, in 84 years old probably the oldest person developing apps. In addition, he talked to Jun Takano, another software developer who started working in the area at just 10 years old!

It's wonderful to meet with Masako san and Hikari san, some of our developers who prove that regardless of your age, programming opens up new opportunities to follow your dreams! Wonderful to see them on Apple Omotesando!

The executive also highlighted a moment to meet the singer Gen hoshino, the first Japanese DJ of rdio Beats 1 and that recently announced its new world tour “Pop Virus World Tour”.


Surprised by Gen @gen_senden's many talents. Thanks for showing me how you bring your creative vision to life in the studio. Loved the izakaya too! Have a great show tomorrow! ! 🏮🎶

Technology is pushing the frontiers of healthcare, enabling innovations and breakthroughs at a pace never seen before. It's amazing how Dr. Kimura and Keio University School of Medicine experts use Apple Watch and CareKit to help patients better understand their health.

Impressed by how @TimeTreeApp_jp helps millions of customers around the world manage their busy lives. Good to see that you are using the Sign in with Apple (Signing in with Apple) is as important when you have sensitive information on your calendar as where your loved ones are. And this Dark Mode is great!

It's always wonderful to be with our Apple family in Tokyo!


Programming is one of the most important skills you can learn. I loved to celebrate Computer Science Week with Rikkyo Elementary School students at Apple Marunouchi! 🇯🇵 #TodayatApple

Seiko Advance is a great example of our invaluable suppliers here in Japan. Thanks to your craftsmanship and attention to detail, the beautiful colors of iPhone 11 Pro come to life!

TOHO Co. has been at the forefront of special effects for decades. It's amazing to meet Shinji Higuchi san and learn how he uses the iPhone 11 Pro Max to bring his creative vision to the screen. Can't wait for the world to see Shin Ultraman!

Thanks to @mistwalker and the legendary Hironobu Sakaguchi san for the preview of Fantasian. Games like this are exactly why we created @AppleArcade so that the most creative developers in the world can transport players to new immersive worlds.
Our first store outside the US, Apple Ginza always a very special place. Thanks for a wonderful visit! 🇯🇵

It is not known how long Cook is still in Japan, so it is likely that the executive will announce even more news of his trip to the country.