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Philippines to send 4 robbery suspects to Japan

8 hours 33 min ago
The Philippines is taking steps to repatriate four Japanese nationals who are believed to be linked to a series of robberies in Japan. (NHK)
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Why Do Japanese Men Admire Immature Girls?

February 1, 2023 - 06:15
There are many female Idol groups in Japan. Cute young girls singing and dancing and fans to do their best to support them. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Yakuza battle Chinese gangs for control of Japan's criminal underworld

January 31, 2023 - 18:47
On the afternoon of October 16 last year a brawl erupted between two groups of gangsters in a restaurant on the 58th floor of the Sunshine 60 high-rise building in Ikebukuro, a central neighbourhood of Tokyo. (
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Nitori furniture store guard arrested for shoplifting from Nitori furniture store

January 30, 2023 - 03:59
Nitori is a major home furnishings chain in Japan with hundreds of stores across the country. They even expanded to North America for about a decade under the brand Aki-Home, with both names deriving from the founder Akio Nitori. (Japan Today)
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Why is she living in hoarded house even though she is a graduate from No.1 university in Japan?

January 28, 2023 - 08:34
She has circumstances that cause her to hoard things in her room. (Dark side of Japan)
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What makes MOST foreigners LEAVE Japan?

January 27, 2023 - 17:05
Some of you probably have a dream of one day moving to Japan and living here for the rest of your life, or at least for the foreseeable future. (Mrs Eats)
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Japan arrests 8 men over spate of violent robberies with an alleged Philippines link

January 26, 2023 - 19:01
Eight men have been arrested in connection with an October robbery in the suburban Tokyo city of Inagi, police said Thursday, as officers attempt to track down the “Luffy” ringleader suspected to be behind a spate of burglaries across the country. (
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Man arrested over liquid-spattering on kimono on Coming-of-Age Day

January 26, 2023 - 18:57
A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of damaging property after a number of people were spattered with what appeared to be ink on their kimonos as they attended a celebratory event for 20-year-olds earlier this month in southwestern Japan, according to police. (Japan Today)
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Why Do Japanese Sexually Harass On The Train?

January 26, 2023 - 03:15
Do you know the Japanese word chikan? Chikan has become English and spread all over the world. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Yakuza. World`s Most Dangerous Criminals. Meeting the Yakuza Boss in Japan

January 26, 2023 - 03:08
Leaving the ultramodern neon-lit streets behind us, we are entering Eastern Tokyo and getting close to an area called San’ya. (The People)
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Australian woman arrested at Japanese airport a victim of love scam, family says

January 25, 2023 - 06:01
The family of a prominent Indigenous community leader detained in Japan claims she was groomed by a Nigerian love scammer for two years before she was arrested for suspected drug trafficking. (SMH)
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Ex-Kabukicho host club worker allegedly forced customer into prostitution

January 24, 2023 - 00:13
A former worker at a host club in Tokyo's Kabukicho nightlife district has been arrested on suspicion of coercing a female customer into prostitution so she could pay off her bills, police said Monday. (Kyodo)
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Japan court orders another forced sterilization payout

January 24, 2023 - 00:11
A Japanese court is ordering the government to compensate two people who were forcibly sterilized because of a disability. This is the third such ruling in under a year. (NHK)
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Emperor, Empress attend Imperial Guard parade for first time

January 20, 2023 - 21:49
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have attended a parade by members of the Imperial Guard for the first time. (NHK)
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Japan’s Night Parasites - What Are Scouts?

January 20, 2023 - 03:32
In Japan's night industry there is a job called a scout. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Japanese thieves target Prius hybrids for platinum and palladium

January 20, 2023 - 03:06
Toyota Motor Corp.'s Prius hybrids are being targeted by thieves in Japan for components containing scarce metals that jumped in value following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Bloomberg)
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Surviving old age is getting harder in Japan

January 19, 2023 - 06:25
Seniors living in poverty or working to supplement their income are on the rise as Japan’s public pension system cracks under a super aging society. (The Diplomat)
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The Japanese Street Gangs Challenging the Yakuza

January 18, 2023 - 19:40
The new wave of Japanese street gangs are challenging the power of the Yakuza and making inroads into the underground fighting scene. (VICE TV)
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Japanese firm defends ownership of ‘Nazi-tainted’ Van Gogh ‘Sunflowers’ painting

January 18, 2023 - 06:16
A Japanese company has defended its ownership of Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” obtained at auction in 1987, after the family of its former owner filed a US lawsuit demanding its return. (
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Police say 13-year-old girl has admitted killing mother

January 17, 2023 - 21:20
A 13-year-old girl has admitted killing her mother in Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture, an investigative source said Tuesday. (Japan Today)
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