Verisign has announced that the Sunrise Period will been extended for .コム (.com in Japanese). This will allow Trademark owners more time to register their matching domains within .コム. The new launch schedule is as follows:
Sunrise Period: 9 December 2015 - 14 March 2016
Priority Access Program: 15 March 2016 - 15 May 2016
Landrush Program: 16 May 2016 - 12 June 2016
General Availability: 13 June 2016 - onward
Additionally, all digit/digit, letter/digit and digit/letter two-character domains will be available for registration within .コム starting 22 January 2016. Letter/letter two-character domains will be remain withheld at this time.