crime

Hater lets world know he hates Love Live! by spray-painting over anime manhole covers in Japan

Real-life town where anime’s second arc takes place experiences hateful vandalism.

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Following artist’s child porn conviction, Rurouni Kenshin manga restarts in Japan, but not America

This week, fans in Japan can once again read the adventures of the famous anime/manga swordsman, but things are different across the Pacific.

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Foreigner’s 200-yen social experiment shows once again how unbelievably safe Japan is【Video】

Programmer from overseas leaves change out in public to test Japanese honesty, ends up with more money than he started with.

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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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50-year-old Sapporo man arrested for punching boy in back of head while wearing miniskirt, tiara

Sailor Moon cleared as a suspect.

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Japanese teacher gives secret love letter to junior high schoolgirl, gets his heart broken

30-something educator should really be old enough to know his love confession was immature and inappropriate.

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Japanese thief steals thousands of dollars of fish from Kobe market, cleans up after himself

Japan’s seafood proves itself to be criminally delicious.

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Saitama teacher arrested for taking videos in restroom, trying to cover up by buying a new phone

Not one to face the music, this lecherous teacher concocted a daringly stupid plan to save himself.

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Police officer caught smelling coworker’s shoes, Department: “sniffing shoes is not illegal”

To protect and serve and occasionally smell women’s shoes.

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Middle-aged man arrested for stealing whistles from little girls

Search of suspect’s home revealed 12 whistles, suggesting repeat offenses.

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Japanese superhero Kamen Rider arrested for meth use

The tokusatsu franchise continues to find itself on the wrong side of the law with second arrest in as many months.

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Group of Japanese teens busted for marijuana, say “We wanted to be like foreign musicians”

High schoolers from rural Kochi Prefecture wanted to live the high life.

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Man arrested for living in elderly woman’s home unnoticed for half a year

Unidentified suspect is a modern-day ninja, using his powers for creepiness.

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Civil servant spends 20 minutes hitting on schoolgirl in Japan, gets arrested instead of a date

Man with more determination than brains says after initial rejection days earlier, he “just couldn’t forget her.”

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Tokyo crow who tried to buy a train ticket gets illegally captured

Local citizen takes the law into her own hands and catches the prepaid card-stealing bird, but lands in trouble with the authorities herself.

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Shoplifter drags drug store clerk 130 meters by car in Hyogo Prefecture

Tenacious clerk simply refused to let some vitamin-deficient bandits get away.

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Chiba police looking for man threatening to kill kids who don’t play tag with him

Authorities keeping a close eye on parks in Narashina City for the repeat offender.

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Japanese convict, nicknamed Lupin, busts out of island jail, swims to mainland, still gets caught

Three week manhunt comes to an end on quiet residential street in Hiroshima.

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Man arrested for licking the face of Japanese police officer, claims he was trying to help

Drunken attempt at assistance is a prime example of the solution being far worse than the problem.

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Boy threatens to stab school staff forcing elementary students to wear Giorgio Armani uniforms

Threatening to cut people up with a knife is not the best way to go about airing frustrations.

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