Asai Shinbun (1 June 2012)
The Osaka City School Board announced a plan to buy tablets for all elementary and middle schools in the city by 2015. The plan also involves connecting individual tablets with an interactive whiteboard in classrooms. It will cost more than $10 million to invest in the tablets and to develop the interactive classroom system.
To see an example of how one Japanese classroom utilized iPads during a lesson, see the following video: