Sharp Corp. said Monday it will release a mass-market, ultrahigh-definition 4K TV in North America in its fiscal second half starting in October.
The electronics maker also plans to put a high-end model on sale in the region this summer.
Sharp Executive Vice President Kozo Takahashi said the company will be able to survive by using its advanced technologies, citing its high-resolution, energy-saving indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) liquid crystal display technology.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )