L'arc-en-ciel To Release Last Christmas Live On Blu-ray And Dvd

L'Arc-en-Ciel to release last Christmas live on Blu-ray and DVD

L'Arc-en-Ciel will release their Christmas live 'LIVE 2018 L'ArChristmas,' which was held last December 19 and 20, on Blu-ray and DVD on December 18. 

The Blu-ray and DVD will contain footage from the second night. You will be able to enjoy a variety of their winter songs, such as "winter fall," "snow drop," "BLESS," and "hurry xmas." 

Xperia Decline Accelerates With Just 0.6m Units Shipped In Last Quarter

Xperia decline accelerates with just 0.6m units shipped in last quarter

Sony reported its latest three-month results for the quarter ended 30 September 2019, and it remains a sober read for the performance of its mobile business. The launch of the Xperia 1 appears to have made no difference to shipments, as Sony shipped just 600,000 units – its lowest number of shipments ever, down by over 60 per cent year-on-year.

Death Toll From Last Friday's Rain Reaches 11

Death toll from last Friday's rain reaches 11

The death toll from last Friday's downpours that drenched eastern Japan has reached 11, with two people still missing.

Heavy rains caused by a low-pressure system hit Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo. In some areas, more rain fell within one 12-hour period than the average for the entire month of October.

Blackout May Last Another Week In Flooded Areas

Blackout may last another week in flooded areas

Japan's industry minister Isshu Sugawara has indicated that areas severely flooded by Typhoon Hagibis could remain without electricity for more than a week.

Sugawara told reporters on Tuesday that power companies have reported that it would take a week or so after the waters recede to restore power in those areas.

Japan Comes Last In Public Education Spending

Japan comes last in public education spending

A survey shows that Japan's public spending on education as a percentage of GDP was the lowest among OECD countries.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released a report based on its survey conducted in 2016.

Power Cuts In Chiba Could Last 2 More Weeks

Power cuts in Chiba could last 2 more weeks

Hundreds of thousands of homes in Chiba Prefecture are still without electricity after Typhoon Faxai ripped through the greater Tokyo area on Monday.

The storm knocked out electricity to as many as 640,000 residences in the prefecture. Two people have died of suspected heatstroke in homes without power.

Over 18,000 People Suffer Heatstroke Last Week

Over 18,000 people suffer heatstroke last week

Officials at Japan's fire agency say more than 18,000 people across the country were taken to hospitals for heat stroke in the week to Sunday as high temperatures persist.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency reports that 18,347 people suffered heat stroke from July 29 to August 4. That's more than three times as many as the previous week.

Sony Shipments Fall By More Than Half During The Last Quarter

Sony shipments fall by more than half during the last quarter

Sony recently reported its results for the quarter ending 30 June 2019. For those hoping that the launch of the Xperia 1 would help lift sales, then you'd be disappointed to here that volumes fell by 55 percent year-on-year to just 0.9 million phones – Sony managed 2.0 million phones the year before. Sony's struggles are still very much real, although the launch of the Xperia 1 only happened at the end of May, so we may see a bounce in the subsequent quarter.