Ghibli theme park visitors banned from taking “indecent photos”

Ghibli Theme Park, located in Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture, opened at the end of 2022 – it is dedicated to the popular anime of the legendary Studio Ghibli and is designed for visits by the whole family. However, within the first few months of its work, it began to “attract” not ... Read more

Japan unexpectedly found 7,000 islands that it didn’t know existed

Japan listed its own islands, and it turned out that there are 7,000 more than previously thought, writes CNN . Digital mapping conducted recently by Japan’s Geospatial Information Authority (GSI) revealed that Japan has 14,125 islands, more than double the figure of 6,852 that has been officially used by the ... Read more

Japan to launch a digital currency in pilot mode starting in April

Japan joins a growing list of countries exploring the possibility of adopting a digital currency: the country’s central bank, the Bank of Japan, has announced that it will launch a pilot project to test a “digital yen” in April. The move comes more than two years after the Bank of ... Read more

SpaceX launched the lunar rover of the Japanese startup Ispace

Japanese lunar rover with two Mars rovers and other payload on board launched using a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, with the possibility of becoming the first commercial spacecraft to land on the Moon. The launch of the lunar probe Hakuto-R of the Tokyo company Ispace Inc. from the ... Read more

In Japan you can get up to a year in prison for insults on the Internet

In Japan, online insults were previously punishable by fines of up to ¥10,000 ($75) and up to 30 days in prison. Starting from Thursday, a new law will come into force in Japan, which provides for a year in prison and/or a fine of up to 300,000 yen ($2,200) for such ... Read more