It's not hard to see why it's going to go ahead despite the Japanese disputes. Already there is an English voice for the game so that Now can continue to sell the game abroad without upsetting people in Japan (which is frowning on drug use more than other countries). However, it creates an unusual situation when a game created and designed for Japanese players is available anywhere but Japan.
Currently, Now has admitted that pulling the game is not an easy call. , Creative Leader Toshiro Nagoshi recently said there was no "no faithful answer" to the extraction of Judge Eyes in his home country (1