Umaibou is a Japanese snack which is now widely known as a symbolic favourite snack of the Japan’s largest anonymous bulletin boards 2-channel. The service which NEC launched to boast its AI technology is a automatic profiler tool to select the best fit Umaibou flavour for you.
2-channel Founder Exempted From Prosecution For Assisting Drug-Dealer
ITMedia reported that today March 19 Tokyo Local District Court dismissed a case filed last December that Hiroyuki Nishimura, a founder of Japanese giant anonymous bulletin board service 2-channel, for not deleting posts by an already-arrested illegal drug seller on the site.
Nico Nico Jikkyo, Long Awaited Chat Over TV Programme
Nico Nico Jikkyo (Jikkyo originally means “live state” in Japanese, but in this case, abbreviated form of Jikkyo-Chukei, “play-by-play broadcasting”) is a newly introduced service by Dwango, who runs Japan’s most popular online video service Nico Nico Douga. Nico Nico Jikkyo introduced a client application for Windows, which shows the similar layout with Nico Nico… Continue reading Nico Nico Jikkyo, Long Awaited Chat Over TV Programme
2ch.net ownership moved to Singapore company
Hiroyuki Nishibuya, founder of Japan’s biggest anonymous BBS 2ch.net (Ni-Channel), revealed that he had transferred the ownership of 2ch.net to oversea on his blog. The FAQ on 2ch.net was modified, too. Q Who owns 2ch? A 2ch.net is managed and operated by PACKET MONSTER INC. 2ch.net has been at the heart of libel lawsuits in… Continue reading 2ch.net ownership moved to Singapore company
Hatsugen komachi – an anonymous online forum for women
In Japan, 2channel (2ch) is the biggest anonymous online forum, and they are very notorious for its unregulated contents. Hatsugen komachi (Komachi) is another huge anonymous online forum with 100 million page views per month. Komachi is operated by the world’s largest newspaper company Yomiuri-shimbun. Unlike 2ch, it’s moderated by operators. Still words are not… Continue reading Hatsugen komachi – an anonymous online forum for women
Report: Asiajin Meeting #1 (part two)
This is the second part of our coverage of the Asiajin meeting #1 which took part this Tuesday. Presentation No. 4 “The 4th presenter abused the meeting by violating its regulation of not speaking in one’s mother tongue against agreement. Thus we do not cover the presentation. You may find the information somewhere else. (Akky… Continue reading Report: Asiajin Meeting #1 (part two)