The Mainichi Daily News is the online English edition of Japan's highly respected and trusted Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, which has a history of 137 years and a daily circulation of 4 million copies for its morning edition, and 1.5 million for its evening edition. The Mainichi was the first of Japan's major newspapers to produce an English edition, starting in 1922. The online English edition's popular content includes Mainichi Shimbun editorials and opinion articles, news, features, haiku in English, and photo specials. The Mainichi has an extensive news-gathering network with more than 360 domestic outlets and 26 overseas bureaus, and has won numerous prestigious journalism awards, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and a record 23 Japan Newspaper Publisher and Editors Association Awards -- the Pulitzer Prize of Japan.
The Kindle Edition of The Mainichi Daily News contains most articles found in the web edition. For your convenience, issues are automatically delivered wirelessly to your Kindle starting at 6:30 PM Tokyo local time.