The morning after the night before begins in earnest now, as Tokyo's Halloween craze faces a setback. Following the events of Saturday, which saw five people arrested and chaotic scenes in ...
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The tolerance for Halloween in Tokyo may be on a knife edge after some revellers in Shibuya caused vandalism and overturned a vehicle, resulting in arrests over the weekend. Halloween has ...
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Although Japan has a prominent number of police substations around communities, locals often take pride in how their cities generally have less surveillance and security cameras than other major ...
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Kota Hatachi of BuzzFeed News Japan has investigated a bizarre and unsettling case where Tokyo police seemed to link Airbnb with foreign terrorism. Shibuya police put up an illustrated poster ...
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Combining cute cats with traditional clogs, the Nyarageta are the perfect addition to any summer day spent out and about in the sunshine.
Japan continues to negotiate its relationship with drones. Just fun toys or dangerous tools? Until spring this year, drones were perhaps most famous in Japan as a way to get cool aerial shots, ...
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One of the big social issues last year was the rising usage of semi-legal drugs (dappo), what the police call "dangerous drugs" (kikken duraggu). Due to legal loopholes users did not face arrest for ...
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Japan's prison facilities have come under international criticism in recent years. Inmates often do not have heating or air-conditioning, and prisoners on death row live in near total isolation, ...
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Local police in Nagoya have demanded that the Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art remove 12 artworks by Ryudai Takano that depicted male genitalia. As first reported by Art Info, the action came after ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
It got quite a bit of attention when Japan's largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, launched its own website (with theme song and videos) earlier this year, not least because the design is less ...
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Yesterday an extraordinary thing happened. A man who had been in prison since the 1960's finally went free after nearly five decades behind bars for a crime he almost certainly did not ...
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Tokyo Reporter has posted about another incident in the ongoing "No dancing" saga that is affecting Japan's nightlife. GP Bar in Roppongi was raided and the manager and DJ arrested for the heinous ...
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A Japanese tabloid has published a June 2008 picture of Shinzo Abe, president for the second time of the opposition Liberal Democratic Party, showing the politician alongside former Arkansas Governor ...
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Salt and water. That's all you need to power this superb quality lamp for emergencies when you don't have access to ordinary batteries or a regular power supply.