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Cyclist arrested for promising teen driver forgiveness if she 'makes amends physically'

August 21, 2023 - 15:58
A 50-year-old Tokyo man has been arrested after he coerced a teen-age driver into sex as "payback" after she damaged his bicycle in a collision. (News On Japan)
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Woman arrested for leaving newborn son in toilet bowl where he drowned

August 20, 2023 - 15:28
Police in Osaka have arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murder after she gave birth to a son in the toilet of an izakaya (Japanese-style pub) and left him in the toilet bowl where he drowned. (Japan Today)
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2 men report to police over DJ Soda groping case

August 19, 2023 - 08:49
Two 20-year-old men surrendered to police Monday in connection with an incident where popular South Korean artist DJ Soda was allegedly groped by attendees at a recent music event in Japan, according to investigative sources. (Kyodo)
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Brazilian man indicted over alleged murder of wife and daughter in Japan

August 17, 2023 - 10:59
Prosecutors in Brazil have indicted a man for allegedly murdering his wife and daughter in Japan before fleeing to his home country. (NHK)
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Actress Go So Young receives backlash for posting her Japanese trip photos

August 16, 2023 - 20:08
Actress Go So Young is receiving backlash after her careless social media posting. (
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Why Japanese Women Hold Solo Weddings!?

August 16, 2023 - 10:13
Recently in Japan, women have been taking part in solo weddings, which is when a woman takes wedding photos alone without a husband like real wedding photos. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Mother stabs 2-year-old daughter multiple times in Saitama home

August 13, 2023 - 03:34
A 31-year-old mother has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing her 2-year-old daughter multiple times in the chest with a knife at their home in Saitama City. (News On Japan)
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Mourners mark 38th anniversary of Japan's deadliest air disaster

August 12, 2023 - 15:31
Mourners have gathered to remember the victims of Japan's deadliest ever plane crash. Thirty-eight years ago to the day on Saturday, 520 passengers and crews were killed when a Japan Airlines jumbo jet crashed into a mountain ridge in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo. (NHK)
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Man plows car into Shizuoka festival crowd injuring 3 people

August 12, 2023 - 04:16
Police have arrested a male driver on suspicion of attempted murder after driving his car into a pedestrian zone of a summer festival in Shizuoka City on Friday evening, injuring three people. (News On Japan)
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Why 'marriage activity' doesn't increase the marriage rate?

August 11, 2023 - 22:39
Have you ever heard of the term "kon-katsu" in English? It can be directly translated as marriage activity. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Woman dies after bear attack in northern Japan

August 11, 2023 - 08:22
An 83-year-old woman has died after being attacked by a bear in Ichinohe Town, Iwate Prefecture, on Wednesday. (News On Japan)
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Violence sparks controversy at Aomori Nebuta Festival

August 10, 2023 - 23:12
Footage of a lead participant striking a "nebuta" float puller during Aomori's Nebuta Festival, which returned to its regular schedule after a 4-year hiatus, has been circulating on social media, sparking controversy. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo police arrest another university student for marijuana possession

August 10, 2023 - 23:04
Sources close to Japanese investigators say a 21-year-old member of Tokyo University of Agriculture's boxing team has been arrested for possessing marijuana. (NHK)
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Grisly remains of headless cat found in Kobe

August 10, 2023 - 14:30
The decapitated body of a cat with its head and tail missing was found Wednesday morning on the roadside in Nishi Ward, Kobe City. (News On Japan)
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Prince Harry to move to JAPAN?! - 'I would happily live here!'

August 10, 2023 - 04:58
Prince Harry has said he would 'happily live' in Japan during a summit on the power of sport, community and philanthropy in Tokyo. (GBNews)
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Former breeder arrested for animal abuse

August 9, 2023 - 12:31
A 74-year-old woman in Fukuoka Prefecture's Kurume City has been arrested on suspicion of abusing 34 dogs and cats, keeping them in cages piled with excrement. (News On Japan)
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Vietnamese man flees after stabbing police officer in head

August 9, 2023 - 08:05
A 24-year-old Vietnamese man is wanted for stabbing a police officer in the head with a screwdriver in Hirano Ward, Osaka City, before fleeing the scene. (News On Japan)
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Prince Harry's first words after arriving in Japan

August 9, 2023 - 03:36
Prince Harry, who arrived in Tokyo with his close pal and polo player Nacho Figueras on Tuesday, shared his first words soon after touching down in the country. (The News)
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Two horses die of heatstroke at Fukushima festival

August 8, 2023 - 09:22
Two horses participating in the Soma Nomaoi festival in Fukushima Prefecture last month died of possible heatstroke, TV Asahi reports. (News On Japan)
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Woman stabbed in Osaka apartment, attacker later jumps from nearby building

August 7, 2023 - 17:59
A 31-year-old woman was stabbed in the lower back and had her throat slashed on Saturday evening just after returning to her apartment in Naniwa-ku, Osaka. (News On Japan)
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