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Man arrested for assaulting taxi driver after refusing to pay fare

December 2, 2021 - 23:36
Police in Akiruno, Tokyo, have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting a taxi driver after he refused to pay the fare. (Japan Today)
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Kabuki actor Nakamura Kichiemon dies

December 2, 2021 - 07:04
Kabuki actor Nakamura Kichiemon has died. He was a designated Living National Treasure. (NHKn)
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Princess Aiko comes of age

December 2, 2021 - 07:02
Princess Aiko, the daughter of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, turned 20 on Wednesday. Having come of age, the princess will now engage in her official duties as an adult member of the Imperial family. (NHK)
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The hidden religion banned in Japan for 200 years

November 30, 2021 - 20:50
In 1614 Christianity was outlawed in Japan. Under the new law – missionaries were arrested and sentenced to death. However, some Christians refused to abandon their religion and went underground, continuing their faith in secret for centuries. (BBC Reel)
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3 arrested over fatal assault of man on building roof

November 29, 2021 - 02:50
Three men were arrested Sunday on suspicion of fatally assaulting a 43-year-old man on a building roof terrace in Tokyo. (Japan Today)
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These Crazy Japanese Crimes SUCK!

November 29, 2021 - 02:39
Unbelievable Japanese Crime... Is this only Japan?? Also I’m talking about a terrible Japanese “exclusive” smartphone feature (SAKURA senpai JAPAN)
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Japan in the 2000s | HD Footage | The lost decade

November 27, 2021 - 04:04
Japan scenes of daily life during the decade of the 2000s in 1080p. 35mm restored footage (TRNGL)
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Man arrested over arson-murder of 2 nephews

November 26, 2021 - 02:02
Police in Inami, Hyogo Prefecture, have arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of killing his two nephews, aged seven and 12, and then setting fire to their house, on Nov 19. (Japan Today)
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No New Tiara for Princess Aiko at Coming-of-Age Ceremony

November 26, 2021 - 01:39
In a break from tradition, instead of having a new tiara made to mark the occasion, Princess Aiko will use her aunt’s tiara at her coming-of-age ceremony. (
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Japan's Princess Mako new life in the US with her “Commoner” Husband

November 25, 2021 - 00:37
Princess Mako from Japan is getting her first taste of life as a commoner in New York City where she's now living with her new husband, Kei Komuro, after sensationally giving up her royal title last month. (News 360 Tv)
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Junior high student fatally stabbed at school

November 25, 2021 - 00:16
A 14-year-old student was fatally stabbed in the stomach with a kitchen knife by another pupil at a junior high school in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. (NHK)
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Freddie Mercury's kindness revealed in heartwarming story from Gary Numan involving a Big Mac in Tokyo

November 24, 2021 - 03:19
Gary Numan has shared a lovely story about how Freddie Mercury went the extra mile to be a friend during a difficult night in the early 1980s. (
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Halloween train attacker rearrested

November 23, 2021 - 01:58
Police in Tokyo have rearrested a 25-year-old man for attempting to kill passengers on a moving train by splashing them with a flammable liquid. (NHK)
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2 bodies found at Osaka nursing home in suspected murder-suicide

November 22, 2021 - 16:36
Two bodies were found on the premises of a nursing home in Osaka on Wednesday in what police believe was a murder-suicide. (Japan Today)
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14-year-old boy arrested after stabbing woman at Hokkaido shopping center

November 22, 2021 - 04:09
Police in Nemuro, Hokkaido, have arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed a 57-year-old woman at a shopping center. (Japan Today)
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Oscar-winning Japanese costume designer Emi Wada dies at 84

November 22, 2021 - 03:58
Japanese costume designer Emi Wada, known for her Academy Award-winning work on a film by renowned director Akira Kurosawa, died on Nov. 13, her family said. She was 84. (Japan Times)
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60% of newlyweds in Japan forgo holding weddings amid pandemic

November 21, 2021 - 06:52
About 60 percent of Japanese couples marrying since shortly before the start of the coronavirus pandemic have refrained from holding a wedding ceremony, a nearly threefold jump from the proportion who skipped ceremonies in prior years, a recent survey showed. (Kyodo)
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Japan's Rising Popularity of MILF

November 19, 2021 - 22:47
Why is MILF getting so popular in Japan? (Nobita from Japan)
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Kei Komuro pays Y4 million to settle family financial row

November 19, 2021 - 08:49
Kei Komuro, the husband of Mako Komuro, a former princess, has paid about Y4 million to his mother’s ex-fiance to settle a financial dispute that had overshadowed the Komuro’s marriage, the former fiance’s representative said Thursday. ()
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Tatsu and the Doggo | The Way of the Househusband | Clip

November 19, 2021 - 08:31
These scary yakuza men all have one weakness. (Netflix Anime)
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