By an unfortunate accident, the former Asiajin server crashed and the data lost. More bad thing was that the backup files was cleaned too much recently due to capacity issues on my other server. The posts since January 2014 seemed lost. I will keep trying to salvage, but probably those posts are available only titles… Continue reading Lost articles
NHK reported that Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, who owns a professional baseball team Tohoku Rakuten Goleden Eagles in the top leagues, purchased the naming right of the home stadium in Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. Wikipedia: Jet-0 The Miyagi Stadium, which name has been Kleenex Stadium Miyagi, will be changed to Rakuten Kobo Stadium. It must be… Continue reading Rakuten Purchases The Name Of Miyagi Baseball Stadium For Kobo
According to Sankei reported [J], Circle-K-Sunkus, the 4th largest convenience chain-store, announced on November 17th that it would replace its own reward points system with e-commerce giant Rakuten’s Rakuten Super Points. Sales ranking of convenience store chains (2011) These 4 groups occupied nearly 90% of domestic market. chains sales(billion yen) Seven Eleven 3281 Lawson 1826… Continue reading Japan’s 4th Largest Convenience Chain-store To Use Rakuten Super Points
Japanese Twittersphere, one of the most active languages on Twitter, was confused by a simple but very effective viral trick since last week. Since October 15, tweets with sensational titles of videos with a link to liveplaylist.net began to appear on people’s Twitter timelines among Japanese. The tweets has the same format: plays “(title, usually… Continue reading Twitter Virus “Plays Now” Exposes What Tasteless Videos Japanese Interested In
Gree announced today after the Tokyo market close [J] that it starts asking voluntary retirement to 200 workers, which will be 11% of 1,762 employees.
First pointed out by someone on Hatena Anonymous Diary, online video service Veoh‘s ownership seems to be handed over to FC2, a huge but scarcely known Japanese everything-portal. FC2 sent a mail to users, soliciting to use Veoh, as s/he wrote. Veoh’s copyright on footer now has “FC2”. According to the Internet Archive, this copyright… Continue reading Veoh Likely Aquired By Japanese FC2
“Shibuya Party Rock Night” was released on August 28. “LINE Yatteru?”(Are you on LINE?) 02:38 via Natalie Music
Yomiuri Shinbun, the world’s largest newspaper, today reported a new culprit who played over food and social media photo [J]. It is the latest one on the series of the stupid social media users. This bad guy carried in his own smart phone at his workplace, a school lunch center in Nagano prefecture, took photos… Continue reading Yomiuri Accuses A Cook Uploads Cooking Photo On Facebook