Since February 2015, the Tokyo area has been hit by a spate of thefts by an elderly woman who has managed to evade arrest until just this week.
This month Osaka Prefectural Police pressed charges against a 16-year-old boy for a first-of-its-kind cyber attack in Japan.
If the price was a steal, would you be willing to move into a house where the previous owner was murdered?
Some in the media are calling this incident yet another indication that Japan’s entering an unprecedented era of geriatric delinquency.
Pay close attention to hooks in public restrooms—they may not be what they seem.
Forced temporary closure thought to be the first-ever in Japan.
A South Korean chicken restaurant owner got a rude awakening when he was slapped with a $12,800 fine for ripping off the famous French designer label’s name and monogram design.
Police couldn’t help but think something might be afoot upon hearing the man ask, “Is it a crime to date a 15-year-old?”
Organizations don’t want bare-all periodicals to have to hide under obscuring plastic covers.
How many Japanese passerby return the lost wallet to its owner?
A girl who was apparently held captive in Tokyo for two years has escaped and been reunited with her family.
Public Prosecutors Office opts for leniency following incidents in October and November.
Video footage showing the aftermath of a collision between an infant’s electric ride-on toy car and an upper-middle-aged woman has split public opinion between both sides.
We’ve heard of “different strokes for different folks,” but this is ridiculous.
It just goes to show that even lowlife muggers want to look cool when there’s a pretty girl nearby…
Miyuki Muto, the president of a fish wholesaler, received a five-year suspended sentence for killing an employee after physically assaulting him.
Osaka police recently uncovered a booming mail-order business servicing the entire nation with pornographic DVDs which lacked the legally required pixellation over actors’ genitalia.
“Aren’t you our manager?” asked a shocked member of staff when a man wearing a mask and sunglasses and brandishing a kitchen knife entered the restaurant and demanded money.
Many Japanese venues allow concertgoers to wave glow sticks, but waving your junk? That’s a no-no.