AI ‘boy’ granted residency in central Tokyo

An AI character was made an official resident of a busy central Tokyo district on Saturday, with the virtual newcomer resembling a chatty seven-year-old boy. The boy named “Shibuya Mirai” does not exist physically, but he can have text conversations with …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Dividends in Japan double from financial-crisis lo...
views 159
TOKYO -- Japan's publicly traded companies continu...
Nidec aims to collect cash faster, spend more on a...
views 116
OSAKA -- Japanese motor manufacturer Nidec seeks t...
Tokyo panel head says 2020 organizers not co-opera...
views 172
Ueyama also criticized the lack of financial accou...
MUFG leads Japan megabanks’ charge into SE A...
views 179
With the January 2015 merger of BTMU's Bankgkok br...
Two new Bank of Japan policymakers join board
views 135
Goshi Kataoka, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ ...
Qantas to fly seasonally to Osaka
views 156
And with the Free Trade Agreement in place, the ne...
Japanese teacher allegedly slaps student, shaves o...
views 242
A Japanese high school student was allegedly slapp...
Japanese Market Sharply Higher Ahead Of BOJ Decisi...
views 66
In addition, a weaker yen lifted exporters' shares...
Snow-anime pop up around Japan after winter snowfa...
views 160
Extraordinary snow creations of famous anime chara...
Saitama cops: Osaka chef released dozens of cockro...
views 193
Saitama Prefectural Police have arrested a chef fr...