accident

Search for live-streamer who fell from Mt. Fuji finds badly damaged corpse half-mile below peak

Live-streamer had climbed Mt. Fuji multiple times, including just one month ago.

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Hiker falls off Mt. Fuji while live-streaming steps from summit, rescuers yet to find him【Video】

Last words before slipping are “This part is dangerous.”

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Japanese Twitter rallies around user who was betrayed by their family with touching sympathy

Japanese Twitter shows that the Internet isn’t all savage memes and fighting about politics.

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Train in Japan evacuated after colliding with truck and derailing【Photos, video】

Accident occurred as train on commuter line traveled south of Tokyo.

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Young Japanese man dies while sunbathing in his home garden

Don’t let the thermometer fool you into thinking you’re safer than you are in Japan in the summer.

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Tsunami Pool at Chinese water park lives up to name, injures dozens with bone-breaking giant wave

Video shows sudden surge left no time for escape.

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Man jumps off bridge in Osaka to celebrate Heisei era’s end, hits something other than water【Vid】

”Heisei, thank you…” SPLAT.

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Japan Rail baffled by man who jumped onto tracks and disappeared

Mystery man caused a 30 minute delay of service.

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Half-destroyed truck seen driving down Japanese highway, astounds drivers【Video】

Should you maybe not be driving that, for safety reasons?

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Kyoto train station thanks commuters for saving life of passenger who fell on the train tracks

Japanese commuters stepped up to help when a fellow passenger faced considerable danger.

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Instant karma on the streets of Japan as jackass motorcyclist shows the essence of “dasai”【Video】

Come for the twist ending, stay for a useful Japanese vocabulary lesson.

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Explosion in Sapporo injures dozens following gas tank fire at real estate agency【Video, photos】

Explosion occurred during dinner rush at second-floor restaurant.

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Thousands trapped as typhoon floods Osaka airport runway, sends tanker crashing into only bridge

Typhoon makes Kansai International’s runway indistinguishable from the ocean around the island, turns 5.7 million-pound boat into instrument of havoc.

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Fukuoka man survives fall overboard from ferry by swimming to deserted island

A 30-minute boat ride turned into a day-and-a-half struggle for survival.

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Major Tokyo train line stopped for one hour as passenger gets own head stuck under seat

Alcohol is believed to have played a role.

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81-year-old Japanese man leaps into river to save drowning 86-year-old woman

Because you’re never too old to be a hero.

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Car crashes into Hiroshima 7-Eleven, owner gets guard rails, car crashes into gap in the rails

Sometimes a storefront is just not meant to be.

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The sad story of this painfully nerdy anime itasha will make your heart AND eyes hurt【Photos】

Tragedy strikes a man who loves his car and two anime porn game girls.

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Cosplaying go-kart driver strikes bicyclist in hit-and-run collision in Akihabara

Police track down, arrest Taiwanese national. Mario presumed innocent.

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U.S. Marine hit by car rescuing Japanese driver from traffic accident in Okinawa, fractures skull

Local media makes no mention of father-of-three’s sacrifice, triggers angry, embarrassed reactions from Japanese nationals.

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