@psztrnk I'm all for our Japanese friends having a modern social media platform. But sadly, as I do not read Nihongo, I cannot participate in their discussions. At a minimum, it would be good to either filter on language or scroll through the timelines to isolate posts I'd like to read/respond to. But that's what you get with early products - they are unfinished by definition.
Recently, the handling of online defamation has become a hot topic on many mass media as well as social media channels. News Article for Reference: https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=2020052500387 In response to these reports, it is expected that lawsuits and disclosure requests will become more publicly known; and government agencies will order stricter enforcement in addition to tightening regulations. However, under the current state of Japan, we will not be able to handle the increase of such administrative burdens and will have trouble dealing with it appropriately. Thus, we have decided to stop providing our service on mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud starting June 30, 2020. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding on the matter.