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Is the 'uncanny valley' good for a future metaverse? (mainichi.jp)
2 points by type0 19 days ago | past
Japanese firm abuzz after successfully testing drones to eliminate wasps (mainichi.jp)
3 points by rguiscard 25 days ago | past | 1 comment
Tokyo police lose 2 floppy disks containing info on public housing applicants (mainichi.jp)
232 points by ardel95 28 days ago | past | 218 comments
Japan gov't moves to restart aging nuclear reactors unjustifiable (mainichi.jp)
20 points by 1cvmask 79 days ago | past | 4 comments
Japanese rice tastier due to global warming, says ex-PM Aso (mainichi.jp)
1 point by eklitzke 3 months ago | past
Japanese arrested for alleged sale of porn videos and pixeled bits altered by AI (mainichi.jp)
4 points by type0 3 months ago | past | 3 comments
Concerns over aging solar power plants in Japan (mainichi.jp)
9 points by tomohawk 3 months ago | past
End of the line for Japan's only all-double-decker 'Max' E4 series bullet train (mainichi.jp)
89 points by dustintrex 3 months ago | past | 49 comments
Japanese city's promotion video featuring giant sea monster 350M views (mainichi.jp)
1 point by sjreese 4 months ago | past
Google launches News Showcase in Japan, to pay fees to 40 publishers (mainichi.jp)
1 point by mikhael 4 months ago | past
ANA, JAL plan drone services to boost remote areas, own bottom lines (mainichi.jp)
34 points by tomohawk 4 months ago | past | 6 comments
Natto extract blocks coronavirus infection in lab tests; efficacy in food form? (mainichi.jp)
2 points by sjreese 6 months ago | past
Japan's government plans to encourage 4-day workweek, but experts split (mainichi.jp)
881 points by m3at 7 months ago | past | 502 comments
Global chip sales expected to rise 20% in 2021 amid supply bottleneck (mainichi.jp)
2 points by sjreese 7 months ago | past
Girls need higher entrance exam scores than boys at 80% of Tokyo high schools (mainichi.jp)
58 points by fodmap 8 months ago | past | 49 comments
Japan to develop passenger spaceships linking world's major cities in 2 hours (mainichi.jp)
3 points by _cs2017_ 8 months ago | past
Should you rush to get a Covid-19 vaccine? One specialist in Japan says he won't (2020) (mainichi.jp)
6 points by AndrewBissell 8 months ago | past | 4 comments
Cosmic rays causing 30k network malfunctions in Japan each year (mainichi.jp)
194 points by uncleberg 9 months ago | past | 116 comments
US judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement (mainichi.jp)
1 point by sjreese 11 months ago | past
Telephoto fear: how lenses affect views of crowds (mainichi.jp)
304 points by _cs2017_ on Jan 27, 2021 | past | 130 comments
'Rent-a-person who does nothing' in Tokyo receives endless requests, gratitude (mainichi.jp)
504 points by gmays on Jan 14, 2021 | past | 224 comments
Japan facing credit card number shortage (mainichi.jp)
180 points by steve_g on Aug 25, 2020 | past | 344 comments
Kyoto Marathon Moves Online (mainichi.jp)
1 point by itazula on Aug 9, 2020 | past
Criticism of paper-and-fax coronavirus infection reports spark change in Japan (mainichi.jp)
72 points by doener on May 18, 2020 | past | 39 comments
Japan extends state of emergency over coronavirus until May 31 (mainichi.jp)
1 point by m3at on May 4, 2020 | past
Exasperated employees mourn vanishing vacations in Buddhist ritual in Osaka (mainichi.jp)
3 points by hownottowrite on Dec 14, 2019 | past | 1 comment
33 dead after arson attack at Kyoto Animation studio, dozens injured (mainichi.jp)
397 points by xbmcuser on July 18, 2019 | past | 179 comments
Fujifilm to resume sales of black-and-white film in Japan (mainichi.jp)
2 points by ohjeez on June 12, 2019 | past
Japan succeeds in creating world's first man-made crater on asteroid (mainichi.jp)
2 points by taspeotis on April 25, 2019 | past
Man acquitted over cryptomining program that used site visitors' PCS (mainichi.jp)
3 points by jhabdas on March 29, 2019 | past

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