crime

Anime crime alert – One-of-a-kind anime banner stolen from 72-year-old Tokyo public bath

Owners don’t think the Kageki Shojo noren thief was a fan, though.

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Pickax-wielding yakuza member ambushes movie star Beat Takeshi in Tokyo

Famous director’s real life suddenly turns into what could be a scene from one of his organized crime movies.

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Japanese panty thief steals over 700 pieces of underwear from coin laundry before finally caught

A dirty crime.

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Japanese police struggling with growing number of “CAN invaders” used to steal luxury cars

Don’t let anyone invade your CAN!

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Tokyo acid attack suspect caught in Okinawa, was victim’s senpai in university club

More details of the crime emerge, but the question of “why” remains.

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Japanese office disaster: man pees in drink bottle of woman coworker because “he liked her”

That’s not sweat in that bottle….

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Sapporo man attempts to rob store with lighter, goes as you’d expect

A story on the lighter side of crime.

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Acid attack occurs at Tokyo subway station as man gets sulfuric acid thrown in his face

Police are looking for attacker seen in security footage whose actions also injured innocent woman.

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Japanese man says “I’m a Vietnamese” while pointing knife at convenience store worker to rob her

Criminal shows astounding lack of human decency and linguistic skills.

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Osaka man arrested for smearing poo on teen’s backpack

Suspect claims stress from work and divorce as the reason.

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Man in Kyoto leaves bag of red-stained knives in front of stranger’s house【Video】

There’s some excellent security camera footage, and for a very weird reason.

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Drunk customer who threw coins at Tokyo bento shop gets arrested

Justice is served to liquored-up customer who got violent over not getting the service he wanted.

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The blood-soaked meaning behind the mysterious marks on the floor at Tokyo Station【Photos】

Almost nobody notices them, but they’re reminders of a violent era in Japan’s past.

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Saitama man repeatedly steals food from store by making his phone say “PayPay♫”

Crime doesn’t PayPay.

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Drunk droning arrest first of its kind in Aichi Prefecture

Friends don’t let friends fly tiny helicopters drunk.

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Happy ending for Japanese man whose sports car was stolen right before his eyes

Rotary sports coupe’s journey comes full circle as it’s reunited with its rightful owner.

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Japanese police take down knife-wielding man at train station without using lethal force【Video】

Incident occurred at major train station in one of Japan’s largest cities.

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Shocking video shows Japanese man’s car being stolen right outside his home. Let’s help him get it back

Be on the lookout for this silver Mazda RX-7.

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Ocean’s 11: heist of over 2M yen in sea cucumbers thwarted by Japanese coast guard

Like they always say, stealing sea cucumbers doesn’t pay.

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Zelda hacker arrested by police in Japan for selling modified Breath of the Wild save data

Long arm of the law stretches from Niigata to Tokyo in investigation into “the ultimate save data.”

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