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'DJ SODA' reaches settlement over sexual harassment

November 3, 2023 - 22:08
Three 'DJ SODA' fans accused of groping the South Korean idol have had criminal charges dropped following an a settlement without any monetary compensation. (News On Japan)
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Festival float overturns injuring 10 people

November 3, 2023 - 17:45
A float overturned Friday morning in Izu-no-Kuni City, Shizuoka, resulting in more than 10 people being taken to hospital, with some of the injured reported to be unconscious. (News On Japan)
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Princess Kako arrives in Peru following multiple flight delays due to equipment trouble

November 3, 2023 - 17:17
Princess Kako has arrived in Peru a day later than planned, with the trip from Japan taking an impressive 50 hours. (News On Japan)
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Thai man arrested on suspicion of murder over Yokohama street fight

November 3, 2023 - 17:08
A 53-year-old Thai man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following at street brawl in Yokohama on Thursday night. (News On Japan)
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What are Minatoku-Joshi (Minato-ku Girls) | 港区女子?

November 3, 2023 - 15:02
Minato-ku girls are known for instantly calculating and scoring the specs of the men they meet. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Kick streamer Johnny Somali criminally charged in Japan

November 3, 2023 - 12:19
Johnny Somali, an infamous nuisance streamer on Kick has been formally charged in Japan with "forcible obstruction of business". (
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Man arrested for stabbing woman in Tokyo restaurant

November 2, 2023 - 16:58
A woman was stabbed in the back and abdomen by a knife-wielding man in a Tokyo restaurant on Thursday morning. (News On Japan)
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2 decomposed bodies found in coffins in abandoned funeral parlour

November 2, 2023 - 00:29
Two bodies in a state of decomposition have been discovered inside coffins in an unattended funeral home in central Japan. (News On Japan)
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Truck crashes into Tokyo camera store

November 1, 2023 - 17:54
A truck overturned and crashed into a camera store in Tokyo on Wednesday afternoon, injuring the driver and a shop employee. (News On Japan)
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Japan's Princess Kako departs for Peru

November 1, 2023 - 12:48
Princess Kako departed Japan on Wednesday for Peru, where she will attend events marking the 150 years of diplomatic ties between the countries. She is the second daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino. (NHK)
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Inside the Prisons of Japan: The Strictest in the World? | Japanese Prison Documentary

November 1, 2023 - 11:33
We gained unprecedented filming access to two Japanese prisons to find out if accusations that the system is inhumane are true. (Java Discover | Free Global Documentaries & Clips)
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Vehicles fall off cliff at famous autumn leaves spot

November 1, 2023 - 04:55
A truck and a passenger car collided on the Zao Echo Line connecting Miyagi and Yamagata on Tuesday, leaving both drivers unconscious after their vehicles fell 5 meters down a cliff. (News On Japan)
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Beautiful Legs Award Winner!

November 1, 2023 - 04:39
The award ceremony for the Clarino Beautiful Legs Award 2023, which is given to women with healthy and attractive legs, was held in Tokyo on Monday, with four women ranging from their teens to their 40s selected. (News On Japan)
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Suspected gunman arrested, hostages unharmed

October 31, 2023 - 18:54
An armed suspect in a shooting was holed up inside a post office in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo with two female hostages. Police stormed the building and arrested him. (NHK)
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Former city councilor sentenced to prison for molesting girls at sponsored camp

October 31, 2023 - 09:14
A former city councilman has been sentenced to six years in prison after being charged with indecent assault after groping girls at a camping event he sponsored. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo 'happening bar' raided over naked customers

October 30, 2023 - 16:00
The manager of a sex club in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has been arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting public indecency. (News On Japan)
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Ferrari burn out!

October 30, 2023 - 08:52
A driver of a Ferrari that suddenly burst into flames while cruising along a central Fukuoka street on Sunday was lucky to escape the inferno. (News On Japan)
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Falling Halloween signboard breaks girl's leg

October 30, 2023 - 03:50
A 9-year-old girl was seriously injured on Sunday by a falling signboard for a Halloween event in Kobe, breaking her leg. (News On Japan)
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How to Find a Sugar Mommy in Japan?

October 30, 2023 - 00:31
Currently many university students are poor so they need support from their new papas or mamas. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Gas explosion at Osaka sushi restaurant injures 12

October 28, 2023 - 20:53
An explosion at a sushi restaurant in Osaka on Saturday afternoon has injured 12 people, including customers and staff. (News On Japan)
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