suicide

Saudi Arabia bans Yo-Kai Watch, Okami, 45 other video games following child suicides

Titles from Final Fantasy and Attack on Titan franchises also on list in wake of deaths thought to have stemmed from online bullying.

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U.K. authorities issue warning about anime-style video game Doki Doki Literature Club after death

Coroner shares concerns that dead 15-year-old “had used an online game called Doki Doki.”

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Japanese YouTuber travels to “suicide forest” to personally stop suicide attempts, ignites debate

Months after the Logan Paul scandal, a Japanese YouTube personality offers free hugs at Aokigahara in video that claims to show a life being saved.

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Japanese man attempts to commit samurai-style seppuku in front his favorite idol

The Taiwanese Internet idol had recently announced her retirement, and it was her last public appearance.

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Microsoft pulls game inspired by Logan Paul’s infamous suicide forest video from Xbox Store

How did such a game manage to slip past the approval process?

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Following “suicide forest” video backlash, Logan Paul pledges $1 million to suicide organizations

Latest video makes no mention of donations or outreach to suicide prevention organization in Japan, however.

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Japan’s suicide number drops for eighth straight year, rises among teens

Annual study also shows historically low suicide rate for women in Japan.

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Japanese Twitter reacts to Logan Paul’s “Japanese Suicide Forest” video

Video showing body of man who committed suicide in Aokigahara forest was only up for a day, but the backlash is likely to last much longer.

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Japan’s beautiful “suicide forest” sees increase in sightseers as it tries to shake its dark image

Visitors are discovering that the “sea of trees” near Mt. Fuji is a wonderful place full of natural life.

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“Nugget Thieves all over again.” Twitter Japan gets criticism for new anti-suicide feature

Attempt to reach out to desperate people is equated to a spammy McDonald’s campaign.

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On the day of the highest youth suicide rates in Japan, a letter to troubled teens

”The world you’ve known so far is still such a small piece of our world.”

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With youth suicide spike looming, Tokyo zoo offers itself as a place of refuge

Ueno Zoo reminds youths that they don’t need anyone’s permission to run away from a dangerous situation.

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Quick action by station attendant stops attempted suicide just in the nick of time【Video】

One man’s fast reaction saves a helpless university student from taking her life.

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Famous suicide spot turned Pokémon GO hotspot reports zero deaths so far in 2017

The jagged cliffs of Tojinbo was often visited by those seeking death, now it is visited by those seeking Girafarig.

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Sinisterly stocked Japanese convenience store’s magazine rack is shockingly dark

Those ropes don’t seem so innocent when you read what’s on either side of them.

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China’s spider-fireman makes daring rescue on building ledge 【Video】

Watch Kaifeng City’s finest leap out a window to pull a would-be jumper off a ledge.

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Twitter manga shows why “Quit your job” isn’t such an easy solution for suicidal workers in Japan

Author found himself waiting on a subway platform, with the train aproaching, thinking “If I just take one little step forward, I won’t have to go to work tomorrow.”

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Tokyo advertising company institutes mandatory lights-out time following employee suicide

You don’t gotta go home, but you can’t stay here.

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Woman kills self jumping onto train tracks, delay causes conductor to jump off tracks at other station

Approximately 20 minutes after an elderly woman leapt in front of an express train, a conductor threw himself from an elevated train track down the line.

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Japanese Twitter tears up over touching tale of why bullied child never contemplated suicide

Tormented grade schooler didn’t have to look far for proof that someday things could be better.

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