NHK gave top coverage to a report that the first trial will be held today of a man who murdered and dismembered nine people in Zama, Kanagawa, in 2017. NTV and TBS led with reports that travel to and from Tokyo will be included in the “Go To Travel” campaign starting tomorrow. Fuji TV gave top play to a video showing a high school student repeatedly hitting another student at school. TV Asahi led with a report that the global death toll from COVID-19 surpassed one million yesterday.
All national dailies gave top play to reports on NTT’s takeover of NTT Docomo.