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Seniors in Japan are buzzing with excitement over a fictional commercial on YouTube that advertises iPhones in a "Showa" retro style.

Kao and Earth Corporation have announced the overseas release of a new insecticide that wets the surface of mosquitoes' wings and drops them instantly.

Toyota Motor Corporation's domestic sales in January decreased by 13.7% compared to the previous year, totaling 112,425 units, marking the first year-on-year decline in 13 months.

Commercial broadcasting's official streaming service TVer (ティーバー) has reached a new milestone with its January 2024 monthly video views surpassing 400 million and total app downloads hitting 70 million. The number of monthly users has also reached a record high of 35 million MUB (Monthly Unique Browsers).

Honda has unveiled a next-generation eco car that uses hydrogen as fuel and can also be charged from a household outlet.

Sony Group's gaming subsidiary, Sony Interactive Entertainment, has announced that it will be reducing its workforce by approximately 900 employees, which constitutes about 8% of its total staff.

The world's largest gold nugget, certified by Guinness World Records, is currently on display in Izu, weighing in at 250 kilograms.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications announced that the national consumer price index for January, excluding the volatile prices of fresh food, rose 2.0% compared to January of last year.