bullying

Parents of bullied teenage girl who committed suicide commission portrait to “attend” Seijinshiki

Move sparked controversy among Japanese netizens. 

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Nike commercial addresses bullying and racism in Japan, riles up debate online【Video】

Video gets more dislikes than likes, proving just how much Japanese society needs to watch this right now.

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Court verdict reached on Kyoto schoolgirl who sued bullies for causing her mental illness

Plaintiff sought damages of 90 million yen (US$863,433) from her tormentors and the school itself.

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Hana Kimura’s mother requests evidence of hate tweets cyberbullying her daughter after her death

Kyoko Kimura is building a case to bring down her daughter’s cyberbullies. 

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Terrace House star Kai Kobayashi says staff asked him to touch Hana Kimura’s breasts

“Unscripted” Netflix reality TV show comes under fire following claims of housemate manipulation.

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Hana Kimura’s mother slams Terrace House castmates for partying after daughter’s death

Kyoko Kimura calls out Hana’s friends after revealing staff pressured her daughter to stage scenes on the show.

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Death of Terrace House star Hana Kimura prompts Yu Darvish to speak out against cyberbullying

Pro baseballer shares three easy phrases people can use to stop a plague of hurtful online comments.

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Terrace House season cancelled, removed from streaming service after Hana Kimura’s death

Decision comes after suspended broadcast of new episodes following reality program star’s apparent suicide.

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Terrace House stars condemn cyberbullying after death of housemate Hana Kimura

Messages from Netflix reality show cast members suggest bullying contributed to the young pro-wrestler’s death.

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High schooler “forced” to quit school sues Kumamoto prefecture for a single yen

The boy’s case details intense, unpleasant customs at the school that made him too depressed to attend class.

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Curry restaurants across Japan create social media movement: “Don’t blame the curry!”

After a shocking curry-related bullying incident, chefs took to social media to clear curry’s good name.
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“Bully insurance” now on the rise, with many more practical uses than just insuring bullying

Parents in all sorts of predicaments can benefit from this low cost, expansive insurance policy. 

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You can now buy bully insurance for your kids in Japan

As more and more parents worry about the effects of bullying, one Tokyo insurance company offers a solution.

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This nonconformist Japanese schoolgirl is ready for any bullies who tease her about her backpack

Mom was worried about other kids teasing her six-year-old, but this kid is wise (and tough) beyond her years.

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Moral Japanese poem doubles as a damning indictment of unaware Twitter trolls

Take a deep look inside and ask yourself: do you sound like the type of person described in this poem?
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Tough-as-nails bullied Japanese schoolgirl stays home from school, but not because she was sad

After standing up for classmate and becoming bully’s target herself, elementary schooler decided to send a message that took years to be heard.

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Harsh retribution for school bullies using Japanese law suggested on Twitter, but it’ll take time

They say revenge is a dish best served cold, and it doesn’t get much colder than this.

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Nintendo and Pokémon Company help grade-school boy get over bullying incident, earn lifelong fan

Want to know why Nintendo fans are so loyal? Because of touching stories like this.

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Shocking video shows delinquent student physically abusing a teacher.

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Inside the mind of a Japanese manager accused of “power harassment”

Power harassment is a relatively newly defined but widespread form of workplace harassment in Japan where people abuse their rank by demeaning their subordinates. But why do people do it?

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