The government and major publishers will jointly crack down on online piracy, demanding that operators of web sites illegally offering Japanese manga and anime remove such sites, The Yomiuri Shimbun (The Japan News) has learned.
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
A team of Japanese animators and engineers on Wednesday unveiled plans to build a moving 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam robot, in a nod to millions of science fiction fans.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has signed a cooperation agreement in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) with the Japanese government.
Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world’s first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humor to match her perfect language skills.