crime

Terrace House Japanese reality show star arrested for possession of “small amount” of marijuana

Troubles continue for franchise as model is arrested in his home less than eight hours after initial questioning.

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Exec from idol singer group SKE48’s management company arrested on child prostitution charges

“I just let the girls into my car.”

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Man arrested for spreading false Twitter rumors about five Japanese idol singers for revenge

”I wanted to damage their public images” he says of misguided quest for justice for another member of the group.

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45-year-old man arrested for writing “Pyewwww Poop” on public toilet seat

The streets just got a little safer.

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Plus-size Japanese model lets her anger fly in new-type anti-train groper posters

Designer is tired of posters that focus on what women should do to protect themselves.

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Japanese mom physically subdues man who groped her schoolgirl daughter

Maternal retribution is swift and merciless, chikan learns.

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Tokyo man arrested for his very tiny guns

Pair of key chains deemed lethal by authorities.

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Amending Japanese crime law: names of 18 and 19-year-old criminals to no longer be concealed

Discussions currently underway within the administration for this special amendment.

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Aichi man arrested again after having slashed over 1,000 women’s tires to get to know them better

Suspect simply can’t stop attempting to meet women in the worst possible way.

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NHK loses court case to Tokyo woman who can’t watch it because her TV has a blocker installed

One small victory for man- (and woman-) kind!

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Bento shop staff punished part-timer by piercing her nose, cutting all hair off, and more

Attackers’ twisted, violent tendencies have resulted in third arrest in as many months.

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Man in Tokyo tries to pay for sex with toy check

Kids’ plaything and adult services don’t mix well.

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Kyoto man arrested after clerk mishears him say “I have SARS.”

Wrongfully accused man also loses job after being labelled as “the SARS guy.”

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Kyoto woman arrested for stealing cat from pet shop, offers strange justification to police

Straight-up theft, or miraculous reunion?

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Random man attempts to punch female reporter on Tokyo street【Video】

Journalist attempts to continue report as attacker persists.

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Japanese prison offers manga background work program, artwork offered online【Pics】

Rehabilitation center’s program is run by professional manga artist.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist’s lawyer says he doesn’t need to be in custody, investigators disagree

Arsonist is shown list of victims’ names at first court hearing, but start of trial is likely still far away.

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Japanese woman arrested for cyberstalking elderly man twice her age

Senior citizen says he received dozens of date requests from woman he’s never met or spoken to.

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Minnesota riots prompt people in Japan to protest against racial profiling by police【Videos】

Shibuya protest comes eight days after a foreigner was filmed being detained by police on the road in Tokyo.

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Japanese politicians want to make walking while looking at your smartphone illegal

New law would require that you be immobile when looking at your mobile phone.

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