I should be buying the English version as I cannot read Jap language. Heard that the Engish version can play both English and Jap games but Jap version can only play Jap games...dunno true or not. ]
I am not sure of version in Sgp. If u happen to be in China, get one there. Cheap and good.
[Original Japan version modified for local market].
As for Eng or Jap version, NO NEED TO WORRY. Just get one Japanese version.
THERE IS NO PROBLEM TO UNDERSTAND what the wordings on the screen as is VERY VERY SIMPLE TO GUESS, you kid will master it in no time. NO PROBLEM AT ALL.
Is a nice m/c.
But prepare to buy many accessories. Which are not cheap.
Wii is a game that parents can PLAY with their kids.
"Great! Better than Mama" is the response for getting a "Great" ratings whenever you complete a task.
Just get the local (US version) set. Most of the games available are from US. Unless you want to play a particular Jap game. Just purchase a 2nd set of controller. The Cooking Mama addon attachments are not neccessary, but will enhance the gameplay.