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Why Japanese Wives Hate Foreign Husbands

August 21, 2022 - 21:36
These are examples of why a Japanese Wife may start hating their foreign husband. (Paolo fromTOKYO)
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Japan’s bid to get young to drink more meets online backlash

August 19, 2022 - 19:56
A campaign by Japan’s tax agency to prop up alcohol revenue by encouraging young people to drink up has met fierce backlash on social media, with users criticising the taxman for dictating people’s lifestyle choices. (
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Why are there many single people in Japan?

August 18, 2022 - 08:02
Nowadays in Japan for people 50 years old the unmarried rate for men is 23% and women 14%. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Former AKB48 idol Minami Minegishi who famously shaved her head announces marriage

August 17, 2022 - 10:32
On August 16, Minami Minegishi, a former member of the idol group AKB48 and TV personality, revealed that she had gotten married. (Japan Today)
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Ranks of Japan's once-feared 'yakuza' shrink as new laws, weak economy hit home

August 16, 2022 - 07:29
In a letter circulated last month to the heads of all the other "yakuza" underworld groups in Tokyo, the leadership of the Anegasaki-kai announced that it was voluntarily disbanding and thus no longer a part of Japan's notorious crime syndicate. (
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Anri Sakaguchi Announces Divorce 2 Months After Marriage Announcement

August 16, 2022 - 07:17
Former talent Anri Sakaguchi has announced through her Instagram that the divorce she filed for has been finalized. (
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Man in central Japan arrested over deaths of wife, 2 children

August 14, 2022 - 09:04
Police in Aichi Prefecture arrested a 42-year-old man on Saturday in connection with the murders of his wife and their two children following the discovery of their bodies earlier this week. (Kyodo)
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Man arrested for sticking sewing needles into buttocks of ex-girlfriend’s 4-year-old son

August 12, 2022 - 10:54
Police in Annaka, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 29-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of abusing his former girlfriend’s four-year-old son by sticking sewing needles into his buttocks. (Japan Today)
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