police

Getting a driver’s license in Japan the hard way: The End

All bad things must come to an end.

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Saitama lieutenant calls subordinate’s lunch “garbage”, then loses job for eating garbage lunches

Glass houses…

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Yakuza-themed love hotel rooms! Great for couples, friends, and business meetings, owners say

Prison cell, interrogation room, and crime lord office all available.

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Getting a driver’s license in Japan the hard way — Part 5: The second written test

Once written, twice shy.

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Tokyo police post tweet to put people’s minds at ease, but creep them out with weird illustration

Drawing shows what happens during junkai renraku, but something important is missing.

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Japanese microcar owner’s tiny automobile collection turns heads in Japan

The cutest cars you’ll ever see!

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“Every police station in Kanagawa accepting funeral home bribes,” according to former officer

Defendant in bribery case claims he’s far from alone.

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Getting a driver’s license in Japan the hard way: The first driving test a few more times

Third time isn’t such a charm after all.

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Two men hit by woman falling out of window… who was looking at another man who fell off rooftop

Luckily, everyone involved is expected to pull through.

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Tokyo police admit to losing 38 citizens’ personal data…that was stored on floppy disks

Data for 2021 investigation was provided on format most people stopped using more than a decade ago.

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Attempted murder at a Japanese train station

Suspect says stranger “was in my way”.

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Osaka residents find mysterious cash gifts in their letterboxes

Strange occurrence has residents and officials baffled.

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Aichi Police refund over a million yen in fines to drivers who violated a misplaced traffic sign

It’s the kind of news you only read about in Monopoly.

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Japanese police officer comes up with cute reminder to help people not get scammed over the phone

His pun-game is almost as strong as his origami-game.

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Hokkaido police station evacuated after elderly man brings bombshell in a plastic bag

More people were surprised about the plastic bag.

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Getting a driver’s license in Japan the hard way: The first written test

They say the hardest part of any task is getting started… We’ll see about that.

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Japanese schoolgirl commended by police for helping lost child

Student says she stepped in when she saw adults walking past the young girl, who was soaked in the rain.

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Kyoto police using targeted YouTube ads to warn would-be voyeurs

Fighting one type of peeping with another kind of peeping.

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Aomori police on the lookout for man shouting unsolicited advice at kids about dating and ramen

Sounds like someone’s never heard of social media.

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Japanese police reminding drivers not to perform the illegal “Ibaraki Dash” maneuver

Friends don’t let friends Ibaraki Dash.

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