Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare apologized that the Monthly labor survey was conducted improperly. Due to the faulty survey, benefits paid to a total of 20 million people with employment insurance has been reduced.
Tokai University set a new record to win the Hakone Ekiden for the first time. Aoyama Gakuin University’s winning streak was stopped.
Retweets to the Tweet that Mr. Maezawa, the president of ZOZOTOWN, said he gave 1 million yen for a New Year’s gift exceeded 3.35million. He achieved a new world record for the number of retweets.
Chain stores, “Kurazushi” and others, have apologized for what their employees did. They said it was inappropriate of their employees to have posted the over-the-top prank videos.
Swimmer Rikako Ikee revealed that she was diagnosed with leukemia.
The movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” grossed over 11.66 billion yen, exceeding “Star wars”.
Seven-Eleven started a trial at some stores in order to abolish the around-the-clock operation.
Baseball player Ichiro announced he was retiring, and he said “How could I possibly have any regrets?”
Actor Pierre Taki was arrested on suspicion of violating the Narcotics Control Law. Many movies and dramas containing scenes where he appears have been cut.
The new era name will be “Reiwa”. In order to enhance the celebratory mood, consecutive 10-day holiday has been established.
Sumo wrestler Hakuho applied for Japanese citizenship. In the future, he may be able to establish his own sumo wrestler group “Hakuho-beya”.
Manga artist Monkey Punch passed away. He was the original author of the TV anime “Lupine Ⅲ”.
Naruhito acceded to the throne, and became the 126th Emperor of Japan. He shared his feelings of “standing with the people”.
Takefusa Kubo, 17-year-old professional soccer player was selected as a member of Japan’s national team for his first time.
A member of the idol group “NGT48”, Yamaguchi-Maho, who has received a beating from fans, appeared to graduation performances contrary to precedent.
The Financial Service Agency published the report which says that in case you live to be 100 years old, there will be shortage of 20 million in household asset if public pension is the only source of income.
Sani Brown, track and field athlete, ran 100 meters in 9.97 seconds to achieve a new national record.
Professional shogi player Yoshiharu Habu earned his 1,434th win, which is the first on the all-time list in Shogi.