Headline News for April 12, 2024

To commemorate the first anniversary of the broadcast of the anime '

Oshi no Ko ', ' Oshi no Ko: Mother & Children ', which was shown in advance of the first season of the anime, will be screened again for two weeks only from Friday, June 7, 2024. This time, the Dolby Cinema version will also be screened at 10 theaters nationwide.

TV anime [Oshi no Ko] Mother and Children main trailer [6.7.FRI [2 week limited] revival screening] - YouTube

In addition, a preview screening event for the first episode of the second season has been scheduled for Sunday, June 30, 2024. A stage greeting by the cast is also planned, and a live viewing will also be held at theaters nationwide.


By the way, we published an article like this on the same day in the same month in the past.

Elon Musk, who requested a 6-month halt to AI research, has bought 10,000 GPUs and is working on his own AI project - GIGAZINE

AI has already begun to take away the jobs of illustrators in China, a report summarizing the cries of the field and how AI is actually being used has been released - GIGAZINE

When ChatGPT was installed in a game's NPC, it started planning parties on its own - GIGAZINE

Secret government data reveals that the 'first interstellar object in history' may have been observed before Oumuamua, and it even flew to Earth - GIGAZINE

When was the ancient computer 'Antikythera Mechanism' made? - GIGAZINE

What is the rare phenomenon of 'superfetation' in which a woman conceives a second child while pregnant? - GIGAZINE

Why does a monastery built over 850 years ago have a stone statue that looks just like an 'alien'? - GIGAZINE

I tried using Anker's portable charger 'PowerCore Jump Starter mini' that can jump start a car - GIGAZINE

We asked the developer how the unconventional super cheap and homemade laser processing machine 'Smart Laser' was born in the Southern Alps of Yamanashi - GIGAZINE

◆ Material (notes and other miscellaneous items)

◆Science (science, learning, technology)
'Shocking contents' discovered while searching for counterfeits: The strange fate of medieval historical documents [Nara Prefecture]: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Microplastics accumulate in carotid artery bulges, increasing risk of stroke | Mainichi Shimbun

◆ Society, politics, and economy (incidents, world news, business)
Ippei Mizuhara adjusts plea bargain, Shohei Otani also questioned... US newspaper reports: Yomiuri Shimbun

Mizuhara to plead guilty to theft-related charges? US newspaper: 'Account settings secretly changed': Asahi Shimbun Digital

Suspect Mizuhara Ippei purchased baseball cards under the false name 'Jai Min'... US judicial authorities say he transferred about 50 million yen from Ohtani's bank account: Chunichi Sports, Tokyo Chunichi Sports

Mizuhara boasts that he has no worries about payments, but continues to raise his credit score, resulting in a loss of 6.1 billion yen [Special feature on Shohei Otani]: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Former interpreter Ippei Mizuhara indicted on suspicion of bank fraud for 'illegally transferring over 2.4 billion yen' to repay illegal gambling debts | NHK | Shohei Ohtani

Shocking new facts about former interpreter Ippei Mizuhara: More than 2.45 billion yen stolen from Shohei Ohtani, indicted on bank fraud charges - Sports Hochi

[Breaking News] US Federal Prosecutors Indict Mizuhara Ippei on Bank Fraud Charges; Amount Transferred from Shohei Ohtani's Account is Approximately 2.45 Billion Yen; He Will Appear in Court on the 12th | TBS NEWS DIG

'Iran and its supporters may soon retaliate against Israel' US report | NHK | Israel-Palestine

Himeji city employee seconded from ANA Group repeatedly drinks alcohol while on the job | Mainichi Shimbun

'Mysterious fish' caught one after another. Not supposed to exist in the wild... About 1,000 young fish released into the sea without permission.

US official uses smartphone while Prime Minister Kishida speaks: 'Temperament gap' seen at press conference | Mainichi Shimbun

Pure gold tea bowl stolen from Nihonbashi Takashimaya in Tokyo, exhibited at 'Great Gold Exhibition' | NHK | Incident

[Breaking News] Prime Minister Kishida's speech draws laughter and applause as jokes are made: 'Who was the guest of honor?' Dinner with stellar guests emphasizes the bond between Japan and the US | FNN Prime Online

Applications for investment purposes continue pouring in for Harumi Flag, the former site of the athletes' village, with a 266-to-1 ratio, with some investors even reselling all six of the winning rooms | NHK | Real Estate

JR West 'Reconstruction Council also discusses burden issues' | NHK Hiroshima News

'If you don't like it, why don't you just say so in the middle?' Nagoya University of Arts president refutes sexual harassment allegations | Mainichi Shimbun

Zelensky rejects territorial cession proposal, wants to meet with Trump | Kyodo News

The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan makes an urgent request to Minister of State for Special Missions, Jimi Hanako, regarding the health hazards of 'red yeast rice' supplements, 'Making reporting mandatory in the current Diet session and amending the law to include penal provisions' | Tokyo Sports WEB

Taiwan's evacuation shelters opened within three hours of the earthquake, and people can even get massages inside the partitions... Disaster response techniques originally learned from Japan: Yomiuri Shimbun

[Breaking News] 'Materials spilled on the floor' used to manufacture 'red koji ingredients' for food Kobayashi Pharmaceutical's 'red koji' supplement health hazard issue | Kansai News | News | Kansai Television Broadcasting KTV

Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Factory, which produces red koji ingredients, also uses ingredients that spilled on the floor for processing... 'It is for food use and is not related to health damage': Yomiuri Shimbun

Kogakuin University executes budget without consultation... Conflict between board of trustees and board of directors over renewal plan: Yomiuri Shimbun

'Yellow light' for access to Expo: 100 shuttle bus drivers shortage | Mainichi Shimbun

Japanese Diet 'wonderful applause' Prime Minister Kishida welcomed by US Congress: Jiji.com

Tokyo Metropolitan Government signs discretionary contract with suspended Hakuhodo and Dentsu totaling approximately 1.3 billion yen [Tokyo]: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Audio recording of Hirofumi Shimomura, a lawmaker, suggests that the scheme for the secret funds of LDP factions was created when former Prime Minister Mori was chairman. Content not mentioned at the 'Political Ethics Committee' [news23] | TBS NEWS DIG

Matsui Knit Giken, the maker of colorful striped scarves, to close down...Give up after no successor and unable to pass on the operation of knitting machines: Yomiuri Shimbun

Hokkaido executives make over 60 business trips a year to deal with LDP leader Takeshi Hasegawa, some even yelling 'Don't touch my cell phone!' - Sankei News

Russia launches 40 missiles and 40 drone attacks on Zelensky in one night - 3 photos International News: AFPBB News

NHK Party to field 30 candidates in Tokyo gubernatorial election, Representative Takashi Tachibana holds press conference [Tokyo]: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Stellantis CEO says Italian factories may be closed if Chinese cars are produced in the country | Reuters

[Exclusive] Is 'fragrance harm' a symptom of nerve damage? Specialists analyze cases, many patients improve with pain medication - Sankei News

Israeli forces kill three sons of Hamas leader - 6 photos International News: AFPBB News

A private tutor paid 15 million yen over six years, and his mother asked him to reconsider the contract, saying, 'I spent it all at cabaret clubs and I don't have the money to pay it back': Yomiuri Shimbun

German museum employee fired for displaying his own work - CNN.co.jp

The 'first grade wall' also troubles dual-income families in the mornings: the gap of several tens of minutes between the time children are at daycare and the time they arrive at elementary school | NHK | WEB Special | Parenting

'Sea of solar panels' becoming visible in Kushiro Marshland calls into question 'coexistence with nature' HTB Hokkaido News

Itoen raises price of 'Oi Ocha' to 194 yen from October shipments | Mainichi Shimbun

15 serious bullying cases, all confidential in Asahikawa city due to 'personal information' - Tokyo Shimbun TOKYO Web

Australian museum orders men to enter women-only gallery - BBC News

'Don't invite Councilwoman Sugita Mio' Citizens' group requests Yamaguchi City | Kyodo News

'My child doesn't have any classmates...' Mother who won lawsuit faces unexpected situation Koganei City nursery school problem continues: Tokyo Shimbun TOKYO Web

Electricity and gas bills to skyrocket...Average households will see an annual increase of 30,000 yen. The reason is the government. Subsidies will end, and renewable energy surcharges will increase: Tokyo Shimbun TOKYO Web

◆ Lifestyle (life, living, health)
KEISUI ART STUDIO | I found a giant bee figurine at a thrift shop.

On the way home from school, a large number of cutter blades were scattered and my bicycle tire died, and I really fell off my bike. 'This is scary.' 'Please stop doing this.' - Togetter

◆IT/Gadgets (Internet, software, hardware, mobile)
US meta is 'sloppy' Horie and Maezawa angry over lack of impersonation ads: Asahi Shimbun Digital

Why does freedom of speech repeatedly advance and retreat? - From Socrates to Social Networking: A Complete History of 'Freedom of Speech' - Basic Reading

Approximately 40% of users experience frustration when a website loads slowly for less than 5 seconds - News - BIGLOBE Inc.

The latest version of CSS for wrapping text - ICS MEDIA

Using LLM to classify large-scale products | Mercari Engineering

Interview with 'holo Indie' creator Robokuro | Cover Corporation Official Note

◆Anime, games, manga (subculture)

'Why is it that only manga works so well?' The story of how Kosuke Masuda became a manga artist is completely monster-Togetter

'Chibi Maruko-chan' The voice actor for Maruko has been decided to be Kikuchi Kokoro! The original festival celebrating the 35th anniversary will be held from the broadcast on Sunday, April 21st! | Latest Information | Chibi Maruko-chan Official Site

Blue Lock -EPIOSODE Nagi- Nagi 'Awakening' PV [Released on April 19, 2024] - YouTube

TV anime 'Urusei Yatsura' non-credit OP [MAISONdes 'Bye My Darling feat. Mikrimia, Nito.'] | Broadcast every Thursday from 24:55 on Fuji TV's 'Noitamina' and other channels! - YouTube

TV anime 'Urusei Yatsura' non-credited ED [MAISONdes 'Haru Mimai feat. Ayuni D, Nito.'] | Broadcast every Thursday from 24:55 on Fuji TV's 'Noitamina' and other channels! - YouTube

Movie version 'Detective Conan 1 Million Dollar Five-Point Star' 1412 Project PV - YouTube

TV anime 'Sound! Euphonium 3' first non-credit opening video [Disco Kid] - YouTube

TV anime 'Blessings on this wonderful world! 3' non-credit opening video - YouTube

TV anime 'Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-' 5-screen theater footage | 3rd season 2024.10 ONAIR - YouTube

Fight Self-Taught ED / TV anime 'Fight Self-Taught' non-credit ending / 'Viral Hack' Crab Crab Club - YouTube

Theatrical animation 'Ganbatte Ikimasshoi' Special Navigation PV | Nationwide release on October 25, 2024 (Fri) - YouTube

Broadcasting from 2:00 am on Saturday, April 6, 2024 | TV anime 'My Neighbor is a Monster' non-credit ending - YouTube

'Gran Turismo World Series 2024' Announcement Trailer-YouTube

Family Computer & Super Famicom & Game Boy Nintendo Switch Online Additional Titles [April 12, 2024] - YouTube

Survival Psycho Horror 'MADiSON' PS5® Japanese Version Release Date Trailer-YouTube

'Glorious Saber' introduction trailer - YouTube

15th Anniversary Inu x Boku SS - Fujiwara Kokoa Exhibition PV - YouTube

◆Sports, entertainment, music, movies (entertainment)
Former sumo wrestler Taro Akebono dies at age 54. He is the first foreign-born sumo wrestler to become a yokozuna, and is considered to be the 'Wakataka brothers.' Tributes from the sumo world and elsewhere | NHK | Obituary

O.J. Simpson dies: Former American football player found not guilty of murder: Asahi Shimbun Digital

O.J. Simpson, American football star, dies | NHK | Obituary

Former Johnny's new company 'starts full-scale operations' Compensation for victims and management separation are SMILE-UP. STARTO ENTERTAINMENT | NHK | Johnny Kitagawa sexual assault issue

◆ New products (clothing, food, shelter)
[Matsunoya] New curry 'Black curry' that goes well with katsu is now on sale | Matsuya Foods Holdings

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