Talent Agency Alleged To Have Pressured Stations

Talent agency alleged to have pressured stations

Leading Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates is said to have pressured commercial broadcasters not to feature three former members of popular idol group SMAP.

SMAP disbanded in 2016. In September 2017, three of the five former members of the all-male band -- Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and Shingo Katori -- broke away from Johnny & Associates.

Further Details On Sony's Alleged Hexa Camera Smartphone Emerges

Further details on Sony's alleged hexa camera smartphone emerges

A week ago we reported on a wild rumour that Sony might be planning to launch an Xperia smartphone with a total of six cameras on the rear. The news isn't completely in the realms of fantasy as Sony has confirmed previously that it is partnering with Light to develop multi-camera smartphones in the future.

One Girl, Alleged Attacker Dead In Mass Stabbing

One girl, alleged attacker dead in mass stabbing

Police say one child is dead and 17 others are injured following a mass stabbing near Tokyo. They say the alleged attacker has also died of self-inflicted wounds.

The incident took place on a road near a park in Kawasaki City on Tuesday morning.

Alleged Olympus Tg-6 Rugged Compact Camera Specs Leaked

Alleged Olympus TG-6 Rugged Compact Camera Specs Leaked

The thing about cameras is that some of them can be quite fragile. This means that using them in extreme weather conditions or settings might not be the best idea. However, Olympus has over the years released cameras part of its Tough TG lineup that have been designed to weather more extreme conditions.

If you liked what the company had to offer with the Tough TG-5 from 2017, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the company could be close to officially announcing its successor. Thanks to the folks at Photo Rumors, they have managed to get their hands on alleged specs of the upcoming camera.

Diet To Debate Alleged Favoritism For Road Project

Diet to debate alleged favoritism for road project

A Japanese Diet panel is set to discuss Tuesday a controversy involving a road project that's been linked to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his deputy.

The long-stalled project to build a cross-strait road linking the prefectures of Fukuoka and Yamaguchi in southwestern Japan came under the spotlight, when a state minister of transport hinted recently that he gave favorable consideration to the plan.

Obayashi Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Act

Obayashi man arrested for alleged sexual act

Tokyo police have arrested an employee of a major construction firm on suspicion of sexual misconduct involving a female student seeking his advice on job-hunting.

27-year-old Minato Munemura of Obayashi Corporation is accused of committing an indecent act on the college student in her 20s on January 27.

Saudi Businessman Linked To Alleged Ghosn Actions

Saudi businessman linked to alleged Ghosn actions

NHK has learned that an influential Saudi businessman was involved in a payment allegedly made to cover personal investment losses of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Ghosn, who is 64 years old, was rearrested by Tokyo prosecutors last week on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust in connection with the payment. He was initially arrested for allegations of underreporting his pay.

Alleged Fujifilm Gfx 50r Specs Leaked, Rumored For September 25

Alleged Fujifilm GFX 50R Specs Leaked, Rumored For September 25

A couple of years ago Fujifilm launched the GFX 50S which marked the company’s first foray into the medium format business. Now fast forward two years later, it seems that the company has plans for a successor because in a report from Fuji Rumors, they are claiming that Fujifilm will be making an announcement on the 25th of September.

More Alleged Canon 'eos R' Mirrorless Camera Specs Leaked

More Alleged Canon 'EOS R' Mirrorless Camera Specs Leaked

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Last week a report from Canon Watch revealed some of the potential specs from Canon’s upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera. Now thanks to a post from Nokishita Camera, more alleged specs of the upcoming camera have been revealed, some of which corroborates the previous report, and some of which is brand new information.

Alleged Canon Full-frame Mirrorless Specs Leaked

Alleged Canon Full-Frame Mirrorless Specs Leaked

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Earlier this month hot on the heels of reports that Nikon was planning new mirrorless cameras, there were also rumors that Canon’s own new full-frame mirrorless camera(s) were also close to being announced. Now thanks to a report from Canon Watch, alleged specs of the upcoming camera has been revealed.

Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-competitive Practices

Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices

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Given the popularity of the iOS platform, it’s easy to see how Apple can hold a tremendous amount of sway over developers. So much so that in a report from the Nikkei Asian Review (via AppleInsider), the company might have landed themselves in a bit of hot water as they are being investigated by Japan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged anti-competitive behavior.

Alleged Nintendo Switch Hidden Menu Reveals Vr Settings

Alleged Nintendo Switch Hidden Menu Reveals VR Settings

Nintendo first announced the Switch (when it was known as the NX), it was expected to be launched in 2016 but it was later delayed to 2017. One of the rumored reasons of the delay was that Nintendo was apparently looking into virtual reality (VR) integration. Nintendo confirmed that they are looking into VR, but it seemed like the company was merely looking into it, as opposed to integrating it into the console.

Safe to say that this kind of turned out to be true because ever since the Switch launched, there has been no mention of VR since. However in a post on Twitter, user @OatmealDome discovered a services documentation in which there appears to be mention of VR. User @random666_kys then put it to the test in which he successfully managed to call up a hidden menu that shows off VR settings for the console.

First Alleged Image Of The Fujifilm X-t100 Leaked

First Alleged Image Of The Fujifilm X-T100 Leaked

Fujifilm's next camera that will be announced in the near future will be the X-T100, or at least that's what the rumors are claiming. In fact just a few days ago, Fujifilm EU themselves accidentally leaked the specs of the camera and for those wondering about its looks, we might have an idea as well.

This is according to a tweet by Nokishita Camera in which alleged images of the X-T100 found their way online. Based on what we can tell, and assuming that the image is accurate, it seems that Fujifilm will be maintaining their design language from previous cameras.