crime

Man in Japan orders female store clerk to prostrate herself over misunderstanding with his change

”I’ll kill you! Get down on your knees!” customer orders convenience store cashier.

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Shibuya Halloween suspects tracked down by cameras watching what train ticket they bought

Next time you get the urge to flip a little truck remember, big brother is watching.

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Japanese police officer admits he was looking at porn on his phone while suspect escaped lockup

“To serve and protect” gets trumped by “to ogle and leer” as violent-crime suspect slips out of detention center.

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Foreigner attempts to fend off six Japanese police officers at Tokyo Starbucks 【Video】

The violent scuffle and eventual arrest was captured on camera by an eyewitness.

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Foreigner investigated for truck-flipping thought it’d be OK since “Japan is crazy at Halloween”

When gauging appropriateness in a foreign land, using a drunken mob as your baseline is usually a bad idea.

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Japanese bookstores harassed by people making them say title “My Husband’s D**k Doesn’t Go In”

Sometimes a risque book title results in unintended victims.

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Four men arrested for Tokyo Halloween mayhem, 11 more, including foreigners, under investigation

Tokyo Metropolitan Police continue to gather evidence against those involved in flipping truck on streets on Shibuya.

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Japanese cops called in to break up drunken brawl by other Japanese cops who were drunk

Multiple crimes committed during coworkers alcohol-fueled dinner.

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Drunk Japanese vice principal stumbles into girls bathing area on field trip, urinates, loses job

A three-step plan to wreck everything.

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Autonomous AI security robot spotted patrolling Tokyo train station【Photos】

Self-controlled robo guard scans for dangerous individuals and suspicious packages, would probably look adorable with a police officer’s uniform.

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Japanese court orders YouTube to cooperate in shutting down “manga spoiler” videos

Tokyo court rules that reposting dialogue alone would have been enough for it to rule in manga publisher’s favor.

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Japanese man pretends to visit Muji stores 5.62 million times in six weeks, gets arrested again

Police say fraudster virtually visited Muji branches on three continents without ever leaving his Hokkaido home.

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Japanese government worker fired for lying about having LESS education than he really does

College graduate said he only graduated from high school, loses job he held for 38 years.

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Japanese ex-pro wrestler Chigusa Nagayo saves woman from assault in carpark

The female wrestler, who injured her finger during the altercation, is being hailed a hero for her actions.

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Naked man found sitting inside locker at Japanese train station

And he didn’t pick a warm city to do it in, either.

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Osaka woman terrifyingly attacked by intruder while playing video games in her home late at night

Chilling home invasion is like something out of an urban legend.

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Tokyo man arrested after telling woman he wanted to rub “just” her breasts

Limiting your forceful groping to just one part of the body is still plenty past what the law allows.
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Japanese man gets arrested for stealing 30 yen (US 27 cents) from Shinto shrine’s collection box

Sometimes it’s not how much you steal, but where you steal it from that really gets you in trouble.

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Hokkaido man arrested for pretending to visit Aeon shopping centers 2.7 million times

And so ends the Great Aeon Loyalty Point Heist of ’18.

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Suspects arrested for 100-million yen Kyoto home invasion robbery after eight-year search

One of the accused was a government-paid politician’s secretary at the time.

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