Headline news for February 2, 2024

Admission tickets for ``Niconico Super Conference 2024,'' which will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture for two days on April 27th (Saturday) and 28th (Sunday), 2024, have appeared as a return gift for hometown tax donations for the first time. Niconico Chokaigi is an event that has been sponsored by Dwango, the operator of Niconico Douga, since 2012, and the concept is ``Reproducing (mostly) everything about Niconico on the ground'' and ``Originated from the Internet! Japan's largest cultural festival created by everyone.'' ”.

Niconico Super Conference 2024 Official Website

“Nico Nico Chokaigi” will be appearing for the first time as a hometown tax return gift. In collaboration with Chiba City, we have developed return gifts that are unique to Chiba City, where “convenience consumption” is popular. | Press release from Red Horse Corporation

Two types of tickets are available for donation: general admission tickets and priority admission tickets, with one-day tickets costing 13,000 yen for general admission tickets and 18,000 yen for priority admission tickets. A two-day ticket that allows you to participate in both dates is 23,000 yen for a general admission ticket and 31,000 yen for a priority admission ticket.

Donations are accepted until March 31, 2024, and can be applied for on six sites: ``Furusato Choice'', ``Rakuten Furusato Nozei'', ``ANA Furusato Nozei'', ``JRE MALL Furusato Nozei'', ``Furunavi'', and ``Maifuru''.

By the way, the following article was published on the same day of the same month in the past.

Introducing an ultra-thin notebook PC of only 7 mm that eliminates all ports such as power, USB, HDMI, etc. - GIGAZINE

Points out that Amazon is becoming like a black market on the internet - GIGAZINE

What is the 'iPad failure' that does not improve even 10 years after the introduction of the iPad? -GIGAZINE

You must remain online for at least 8 hours to successfully install Windows Updates - GIGAZINE

Mummy with ``golden tongue'' discovered - GIGAZINE

Statistical data of HDD failure rate by manufacturer and model 2021 edition, which model had the highest failure rate? -GIGAZINE

Plan to drop the International Space Station to Earth announced - GIGAZINE

Chicken stabs man to death with razor - GIGAZINE

Google's old article ``Money can't buy my search results'' was discovered and became a hot topic - GIGAZINE

10 historical codes that have not yet been deciphered - GIGAZINE

◆Network (memos, etc.)

◆Science (science, academics, technology)
Crows suddenly started attacking “fairy” penguins, the reason behind them is a mystery, and there are fears that it will spread | National Geographic Japan version site

Why does the cough remain for a long time after coronavirus, influenza, cold, etc.? | National Geographic Japanese version site

Unmanned spacecraft 'SLIM' enters the night and enters 'dormant state' JAXA | NHK | Moon landing

◆Society/Politics/Economy (incidents, world news, business)
Society accepts responsibility for psychiatrists in sterilization surgery, apologizes for ``loss of human rights'': Tokyo Shimbun TOKYO Web

19-year-old defendant sentenced to death; death penalty confirmed after appeal withdrawn Kofu | NHK | Case

A childcare worker working as a side job at an adult entertainment shop was disciplined, and the proceeds were used to repay scholarships Utsunomiya | Mainichi Shimbun

U.S. Democratic Party primary election 'first race in South Carolina' NHK commentator room

US President sanctions Jewish settlers involved in acts of violence against Palestinians | NHK | Israel/Palestine

Haneda plane crash, Japan Coast Guard captain ``misunderstood permission for approach''... Increased possibility that No. 1 was a contributing factor to the erroneous approach: Yomiuri Shimbun

A man calling himself ``Satoshi Kirishima'' has a ``no contradiction'' relationship with his relatives after DNA testing | Mainichi Shimbun

'Imagining the damage caused me a gloomy feeling...' How did a map specialist view the Noto Peninsula earthquake? | Bunshun Online

Yuko Ando ``Unspoken rules in liberal democratic politics'' Female members and slush funds | Mainichi Shimbun

``Who are you?'' Business name with maiden name that is not accepted around the world | Mainichi Shimbun

US imposes sanctions on Jewish settlers, unusual measures, backlash against Israel | Kyodo News

Taxi industry enters ride sharing one after another, recruiting drivers “in their spare time”: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Northern Ireland self-governing government established for the first time in two years | NHK | Northern Ireland

UNRWA, the UN agency supporting the Gaza Strip, may cease operations due to funding suspension | NHK | Israel/Palestine

US imposes unprecedented sanctions on Israeli settlers 3 photos International News: AFPBB News

A former employee of the prefectural medical association suspected of forced sexual intercourse at a coronavirus treatment facility is not prosecuted. ``The investigation was insufficient as the woman was hardly interviewed.'' The victim filed a complaint with the Public Prosecution Committee Kagoshima | Kagoshima News | Minami Nippon Shimbun | 373news.com

Economic security, new law with new qualifications punishing information leaks with up to five years in prison - Nihon Keizai Shimbun

Signs of renewed anxiety at US regional banks: NYCB stock drops 11%, sparking real estate fire - Nihon Keizai Shimbun

Is this a mosque? Sinicization of religious facilities is accelerating in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region | Mainichi Shimbun

Abe faction ends history; battle for leadership begins even if political responsibility is unclear | Mainichi Shimbun

One Russian Black Sea Fleet ship sunk, Ukraine Ministry of Defense announces - CNN.co.jp

Dropping supplies from helicopters is ``quite dangerous'' warns from former army general responsible for 3/11 [Noto Peninsula Earthquake]: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Did the pilot also have a near miss? Fukuoka Airport's 'devil's inverted S-shaped' mystery of complicated taxiway | Mainichi Shimbun

'Rinkai Subway' will be operated by Tokyo Rinkai Rapid Railway... Connecting with Rinkai Line, improving access to Haneda Airport: Yomiuri Shimbun

The sinking of the Russian Navy's Tarantar III corvette 'Ivanovets' is the greatest military achievement by a Ukrainian suicide water drone (JSF) - Expert - Yahoo! News

US imposes sanctions on Jewish settlers, seeking responsibility for attacks on Palestinians: Jiji.com

Mr. Sugita's discriminatory words and actions toward the Ainu 'refrain from commenting' Prime Minister Kishida virtually acquiesces | Kanaroko by Kanagawa Shimbun

Citizen group submits complaint against 10 pro-Abe executives for “income tax evasion” | NHK | Political funds

Russia and Ukraine exchange over 400 prisoners, first after transport plane crash 21 photos International News: AFPBB News

◆Lifestyle (life, life, health)
KEISUI ART STUDIO | Did the prophetic beasts Amabie predict the Noto earthquake?

What I have been doing recently to combat ADHD | Tsuyoshi Ushio

Volunteer attitude: ``Stop when you can't stop crying'' Recruitment spreads in Ishikawa Prefecture What is the dialect of the Noto region? | NHK | 2020 Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Do companies with clean offices go bankrupt quickly? The offices of companies that have been around for a long time may seem old and plain - Togetter

◆IT/gadgets (net/software/hardware/mobile)
[Special feature] I modified a few hundred yen worth of junk LCD to transparent to make my PC more gorgeous - PC Watch

*Internet where you can't find personal impressions - Kannai Kangai Diary

Docomo Kobayashi says SoftBank's Kansai-only advertisements may mislead consumers - Mobile Watch

'd Payment' was temporarily unavailable nationwide, but was restored after 1:00 p.m. | NHK | Communications

Docomo announces communication quality improvements, achieving 1.7 times download speed by December 2023 - Mobile Watch

[Mini Review] Try out the smart sunglasses 'Ray-Ban Meta' in Las Vegas - AV Watch

Class method makes work error in AWS permission settings, customer account becomes inoperable | Nikkei Crosstech (xTECH)

Using ChatGPT to enable door monitoring using Raspberry Pi and Tensorflow #Python - Qiita

LPI-Japan announces an updated version of the free Linux server construction learning material 'Linux Server Construction Standard Textbook' - Compatible with the latest Linux distributions and changed to a structure that makes it easier for self-study using virtual machines -
| Speaking of IT qualifications, LPI-Japan | LinuC/OSS-DB/HTML5/OPCEL

Publickey celebrates its 15th anniversary this month. Thank you to all our readers, sponsors and advertising agencies - Publickey

Meta Quest v62 software update: Spatial video playback, gamepad support in Meta Quest browser, and more | Meta Quest Blog | Meta Store

◆Anime/Games/Manga (Subculture)
[Manga original works/domestic versions that were (allegedly) successfully made into films]

I hated it to death|Hidemine Sato

Sexy Tanaka-san | Hiroshi Yamamoto Official Blog Powered by Ameba

Nodame author Tomoko Ninomiya responds to the voice 'I don't want to meet the original author' by saying, 'Yes, I know. That's why there will be a problem' | East Sports Web

After listening to this conversation, I was so irritated that I almost went into anemia. There are people who say that they change the original work because they don't want to go through the trouble of creating something original, but they want to do something original, and I want authors with hit works to take a look at this. - Togetter

Difference of opinion with Hinako Ashihara, who stopped making DVD of Nippon Television's 'Sexy Tanaka-san' | East Sports Web

The problem of 'altering the original work' that tends to cause trouble What are the 'big changes' happening in the anime industry? | Magmix

'Sexy Tanaka-san' series ends; drama cast members mourn 'I have no words'

There are cases where the original author said, ``If you do the original as it is, you'll probably get angry, so let's change it,'' but the animation staff ended up doing the same as the original. - Togetter

Commemorating the release of the movie♪ The first episode of the TV anime “Paripi Komei” is released! - YouTube

TV anime 'When I was reincarnated, I was the seventh prince, so I will master magic freely' NEW TRAILER - YouTube

Movie “Omuroya dear friends” trailer | Released in theaters on June 21, 2024! - YouTube

[Until Wednesday, February 28th 20:59] Mobile Battleship Nadesico the Movie -The prince of darkness- | Premier Screening - YouTube

You can find out in about 90 seconds! 'Dragon's Dogma 2' Story Edition - YouTube

Just before release! “FOAMSTARS” PRE- PARTY! | PLAY! PLAY! PLAY! - YouTube

'Horizon Forbidden West Complete Edition' PC version feature trailer - YouTube

'HELLDIVERS 2' - Combat gameplay with Vile Titan (subtitled ver) - YouTube

Overseas, the image of poison is green, but in Japan, for some reason, the image of poison is purple, and a big controversy arises over the reason - Togetter

◆Sports/Entertainment/Music/Movies (Entertainment)
Junya Ito's withdrawal from the Asian Cup midway through the Asian Cup has been ruled out!! The association's policy has suddenly changed, and the reason for ``adjusting it again in the direction of keeping him in'' is the player's voice | Gekisaka

This is not “Yoshimoto Isolation.” The truth behind the internet turmoil as told by Vice President Okutani: Returning to roots, affiliated comedians first - Sponichi Sponichi Annex Entertainment

◆New products (clothing, food, housing)
[Mister Donut] “Mister Donut Order Limited Donut” will be on sale for a limited time from February 7th (Wednesday) | Press release from Duskin Co., Ltd.

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