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Man runs across tracks of Tokyo’s busiest train station after secretly filming woman’s skirt【Vid】

Says he didn’t think he’d get arrested, is quickly proven wrong.

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Japanese Internet sad to see the word “chikan” becoming commonly used in English

The country was proud when “emoji” and “anime” became part of English-speakers’ vocabulary. But when the British government uses the Japanese word for “train gropers?” Not so much.

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Man arrested for pretending to be blind so he could grope woman’s chest in Tokyo

M.O. shows groper was actually looking to get both an eyeful and a handful.

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All Japan Railway Tokyo trains to finally get security cameras starting this summer

Decision comes following Shinkansen slashing, but hopefully will also curb train groping.

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Butsukariya: Men who purposely crash into women when walking through Japan’s crowded stations

Distressing video recorded in Tokyo’s busiest station shines light on a problem women have been complaining about for years.

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Man spotted on train near Tokyo Disneyland with sticker saying he gropes women every day

Warning label for other passengers seems to have been secretly slapped on.

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How safe is Japan? New interactive map reveals reports of crime around the country

Now you can find out if there are any upskirt photographers, bag-snatchers, swindlers, or burglars in your area.

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Social media users boast of plans to grope schoolgirls on day of Japan’s most important test

While Japanese teens are on the train headed to the once-a-year Center Test, some predators see a rare opportunity.

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Japanese woman publishes book about being groped on the train for six years, from age 12 to 18

Her attackers were many, and her helpers were few.

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New study ranks the most notorious Japanese train stations for perverts

Voyeurs, flashers and “chikangropers are more likely to be found at these stations.

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Disturbing video shows man pulling pubic hairs, flicking them on sleeping woman on Japanese train

Elderly man repeatedly commits disgusting act.

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Brazilian man acquitted of sexual assault after kissing Japanese woman on Nagoya train

Inability of foreign resident to perceive rejection cited as key factor in ruling.

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Petition gathers support for men-only train carriages in Japan

Man (and woman) is born free and everywhere is in trains.

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Majority of Japanese women in poll support idea of men-only train cars

Concept receives stronger support from female commuters in the Tokyo area than males, with those in favor giving two primary reasons.

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A heartwarming tale of mistaken Japanese train groping

Unsolicited touching on a train involves cars, disarmingly innocent desire.

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Anime-style art encourages young women to report Japanese train gropers in new posters

Posters encourage women to “be high-rank girls by immediately reporting gropers.”

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Man found innocent of molesting charges by claiming he was pickpocketing

Suspect denies touching victim for sexual reasons because he was “actually” trying to rob someone else.

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Backlash as Japanese police tweet warns women to not ride elevators alone with men

A tweet made by Osaka police in response to a molestation case has resulted in severe backlash and cries of victim shaming.

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Drunk government employee allegedly gropes woman on train, then molests her rescuer as well

The unfortunate incident occurred on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Tokyo and ended with the government employee’s arrest.

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Japanese company offers insurance plan to protect against false train groping accusations

For those times when the train is too crowded to keep your hands where everyone can see them.

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