crime

Man arrested for buying cup meant for 100-yen coffee but pouring 150-yen latte into it

Sneaky upgrade in coffee quality incurs the wrath of the law.

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Osaka police on the lookout for guy calling himself “Tights World”

It’s the burning question on everyone’s lips: Who is Tights World?

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Three-way “yankee” street brawl breaks out following Coming-of-Age Ceremony in Japan【Video】

Kimono vs. suits vs. cops.

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Japanese woman finds out fiance she met when he “found” her lost phone is the man who stole it

Debate ensues as to whether he’s a creepy stalker or clever romantic.

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Foreign university students among those under investigation for Tokyo Halloween truck-flipping

Tokyo police looking at 10 additional suspects, with list including Japanese nationals and foreigners from three European nations.

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Idol manager resigns after attack on singer, company claims no group members broke law

Management company explains slow response, maintains no members of NGT48 illegally supplied attackers with victim’s home address.

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Japanese idol singer who was attacked at home makes on-stage apology for “causing commotion”

”You didn’t do anything wrong!” shout fans as management confirms attackers were helped by information provided by another idol.

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“It doesn’t feel like I’m alive” – Idol breaks silence after two male fans attack her at home

After men are released and management fails to address problem to her satisfaction, she says “I don’t want anyone else to have to go through this.”

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Mie man arrested for appearing naked on another man’s third-floor balcony

Someone’s 2019 is off to a skin-crawling start.

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Japanese 26-year old single mother arrested for inviting underage high school boy home

Was she preying on a minor?

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Man strips, makes it rain atop stone lantern at Ise Jingu shrine in Japan

New Year’s Eve gets out of hand at Japan’s most holy shrine.

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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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