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Sega of America taken to court in five million dollar lawsuit, accused of deceiving users

Arcade game Key Master is set so users can’t win until they’ve lost enough times.

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Japanese politician Skull Reaper A-ji sues city for refusing to show his masked face

Oita City Councilman’s struggle to wear his masks with pride has grown into a hellacious slobberknocker of litigation.

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Japan Supreme Court rules it’s constitutional to require married men and women have same surname

For the second time in less than a decade, Supreme Court says Mr. and Mrs. must match.

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Nintendo is suing Bowser to stop his latest evil plan

King of the Koopas remains in fine legal standing, but someone with his namesake is headed to the courtroom.

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Judge rules Japanese government rejecting same-sex marriage applications is unconstitutional

Decision could affect outcomes of other ongoing lawsuits.

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Tokyo woman, only person to win court case against Japan’s public broadcaster, told to pay up

Recent ruling overturns win in landmark case.

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Brown-haired girl sues Japanese school for telling her to dye hair black, court makes decision

Four-year lawsuit ends with win for former student, but not the one she was hoping for.

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Oita woman loses lawsuit and pays damages without ever knowing she’d been sued

A frightening case of using the legal system to commit robbery.

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Former schoolgirl sues Tokyo high school that made her drop out for breaking no-dating rule

No love in school leads to fight in court.

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Nintendo’s victory over MariCar finalized by Supreme Court of Japan

The final shell was cast in the long legal battle, and it was a blue one.

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Supermarket slip lawsuit ruling influenced by size and color of pumpkin tempura

Once again, the scales of justice hinge on fried vegetables.

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Court verdict reached on Kyoto schoolgirl who sued bullies for causing her mental illness

Plaintiff sought damages of 90 million yen (US$863,433) from her tormentors and the school itself.

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Nintendo wins 50-million yen lawsuit against operator of Tokyo “real-life Mario Kart” company

Intellectual Property High Court slams the breaks for the company once known as “MariCar.”

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High schooler “forced” to quit school sues Kumamoto prefecture for a single yen

The boy’s case details intense, unpleasant customs at the school that made him too depressed to attend class.

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Kura Sushi garbage-picker said to have cost company 2.7 billion yen in market value

Stupid videos continue to flood the Internet in Japan, while one company is looking to send a message.

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Japanese subway conductor sues city for legal right for his beard to exist, monetary compensation

Verdict handed down in multi-year fight between facial hair and Municipal Transportation Bureau.

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Tokyo’s new “real-life Mario Karts” make it ridiculously clear they’re unrelated to Nintendo

Either a double dose of caution or passive-aggressiveness against Nintendo has MariCar’s go-carts looking weirder than ever.

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Man sues Tokyo wine tasting event for not allowing him to drink while operating a wheelchair

Valid safety concern or unjust discrimination?

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Tokyo’s “real-life Mario Kart” go-kart rental company loses lawsuit against Nintendo

Court orders halt to cosplay rentals, payment of fine for copyright infringement.

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9 million yen awarded to convenience store from man for over 11,000 hours of unauthorized parking

But will a man who ignored years of warnings bother heeding a court order?

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