crime

Drunk customers throw money at Tokyo bento shop workers’ heads, owners need help tracking them down【Video】

”We want them arrested” says Kitchen Dive after assailants throw money at employees and threaten to attack them after work.

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Cops in Japan use police box as shag shack, one goes on to have second affair with other officer

“I was unable to control myself” says sergeant who was involved with lower-ranking man.

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Man cooks rice, stir-fried noodles in convenience store parking lot before starting police chase

Usually, going to the convenience store or cooking for yourself is an either/or question, but not this time.

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Saitama welfare official threatened into giving out executive-level-salary worth of benefits

“Relentless threats” resulted in person or persons getting over 12 million yen in benefits.

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Crackdown on illegal maid cafes looks to be making maids a rarer sight on streets of Akihabara

Tokyo police bust five maid cafes for violation of Adult Entertainment Business Regulation Law, and they’re looking for more.

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Japanese woman asks for advice on how to deal with smell of son’s corpse, gets arrested

Police find body at home with numerous cuts to the neck.

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Suitcase with corpse inside washes up on shore of Japan’s largest lake

Local resident saw suitcase floating in the water days before it reached the shore.

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Evangelion studio receiving threatening fan comments, will report offenders even outside Japan

Hate the anime if you want, but Hideaki Anno’s Studio Khara will not tolerate personal attacks, no matter where in the world they come from.

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Japanese government to ease prohibition of cannabis-derived medicines

Relaxed regulation may be coupled with new criminalization, though.

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Takamatsu man arrested for car-bombing person whose parking method he disapproved of

Leaving a note on the windshield was apparently too subtle.

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Osaka man finds stranger eating in his kitchen at night, stranger dies shortly after

Truth is once again stranger than fiction.

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People in Japan can now earn 10,000-yen bounties for scamming scammers

Turning the tables on the ore ore scam in Nagoya can leave you richer than you were before the attempted fraud.

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Japanese schoolgirl and karate teen subdue violent shoplifter

Martial artist happy to be able to put skills to use.

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Altercation between train otaku leaves one with fractured skull, other in custody

Suspect may be saved by his own age.

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Man’s panties stolen from man in Nagoya by male/female team of thieves

Large amount of cheap lingerie pilfered.

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Aichi man who stole and replaced women’s shoes set free, victims too “disgusted” to press charges

A rare example of someone being below the law.

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Kyoto police investigating cream puff attack on Bentley

Pastry may or may not have been weaponized by attackers.

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Pooping in supermarket checkout lands Kitakyushu man 300,000 yen fine

This might be a really gross start to a brighter future for the man.

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Kansai man arrested for defrauding his 35 girlfriends

He would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for his 35 girlfriends.

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Japanese high school kendo coach caught forcing students to pay birthday-tribute money

Typically, students are encouraged to report bullying to the adults, but what do you do when the adult is the bully?

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