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Tokyo Metropolitan Police say they’ve captured the Ame-zing Spider-Man

Would J. Jonah Jameson be ame-zingly happy to see this menace off the streets?

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Hyogo man arrested for creating biohazard zone with “own” pee

Suspect was 42 years old. His pee was at least five.

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Niigata student tricks woman out of 100,000 yen and two pairs of dirty underwear

Ah, the old dirty-underwear-wrap con. She should have seen it coming.

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Shibuya Halloween: 9 people arrested for theft, assault, and groping【Pics & Videos】

Insane crowds caused a standstill on Shibuya streets as police kept partygoers in line. 

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Kyoto Animation arson attack leads Japanese government to develop stricter gas sale regulations

New law would require documentation of the sort of purchase arsonist made prior to attack.

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Mother smacks child for riding bike in front of oncoming car, debate ensues【Video】

Japanese netizens both condemn and praise this mother for her actions.

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Shibuya Halloween 2019: Verbal clashes, cosplay, and pumpkin meerkats【Pics & Videos】

Foreigner threatens to punch a Minion while Donald Trump picks his nose amongst anime characters on Shibuya’s rowdiest night of the year.

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Picking seaweed up off the beach and taking it home is illegal in most of Japan, and here’s why

What’s the harm in pinching a tiny bit of seaweed? Quite a lot, as our Japanese-language reporter learned.
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Tokyo host club host headbutts woman after being told he “sucks” at karaoke

”It pissed me off” host tells police.

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Tokyo’s Shibuya bans public drinking for Halloween, and here’s the affected area【Map】

Escalating vandalism prompts four-night drinking ban in area that includes world-famous Shibuya Scramble intersection.

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Over 80 percent of Kyoto Animation employees injured in arson attack have returned to work

President promises upcoming anime movies are still in production, but says “Things are still very far from normal.”

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Dashcam catches “frustrated” man punching through windshield of random woman’s car

Suspect turns himself in to police, and an Internet star is born.

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Uruguay rugby players accused of smashing up restaurant, injuring employee in Japan

Players helped themselves to unordered booze following World Cup elimination and caused more than four million yen (US$37,000) in damage, owner says.

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Fake schoolgirl prostitution extortion ring busted by Tokyo police

”Let’s go to a hotel” turns into “You’re finished, dude!”

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Idol stalker figures out where his target lives from the reflection in her eyes in social media photo

Uses clue to ambush, gag, and grope woman as she returns home.

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Social plague of “AirDrop chikan” wiped out with simple change in iOS 13 update

Well… That takes care of that.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist begins physical therapy, regains ability to speak

No longer bedridden, doctors plan to help him learn to walk again.

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Another Kyoto Animation employee passes away, brings arson death toll to 36

Almost three months after the fire, attack claims another victim’s life.

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Tokyo senior citizen steals 159 bicycle seats in bizarre revenge plot【Video】

When life hands you lemons, give lemons to as many other people as possible?

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Captured Tokyo panty thief denies having any interest in bras

”I’m interested in women’s butts.”

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