National Sep 12, 2013

Manga publisher hit with lawsuit

A former employee of Akita Publishing Co. is suing the company for ¥3.3 million in compensation and her job back after she was fired for pointing out the company was lying about how many free prizes it was giving to readers. The suit against the ...

National Sep 9, 2013

12 publishers to push tablets for classrooms

by Hiroki Noda

In a move toward full-scale digitization of education, 12 textbook publishers plan to develop a common platform for using tablet devices in classrooms. With the help of Hitachi Solutions Ltd., the 12 companies want as many schools as possible to be able to use tablets ...