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Man arrested for assaulting father with wooden sword

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Police in Abira, Hokkaido, have arrested a 24-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of assaulting his 57-year-old father by beating him with a wooden sword.

The incident occurred at around 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Hokkaido Broadcasting Corp reported. The man’s mother called 110 and said her son was acting violently toward his father, repeatedly beating him in the back with a wooden sword as he sat in a chair.

The victim suffered minor injuries, police said. The suspect admitted to the charge and was quoted by police as saying perhaps he went a little too far.

Police are questioning the family members about the cause of the dispute.

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Police are questioning the family members about the cause of the dispute.

A possible cause: unemployed 24 year old man(?) still living at home with mommy and daddy.

Time to grow up and get out, sonny

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Anime tells me those wooden swords can be quite dangerous.

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a 24-year-old unemployed man

> The incident occurred at around 7:40 p.m. Saturday

What a loser.

Get a job, get some friends, get a girlfriend, get out, just get…..

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Spoilt child syndrome.

In the apartment block where I live there is a 50-ish guy who lives with mummy and daddy and is constantly coughing from the amount of tobacco he smokes.His younger brother(late 40s) lives there as well, though he works. I have seen their old man who must be mid-70s come back from his night job early in the morning.

Molly-coddled.

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The tradition was for the oldest son to remain at home with his wife, who would go out to work and so to provide for his parents once they were elderly and the wife would be at home to take care of the children and clean up after the parents.

These days, the only adult children that are at home it appears are the unemployed ones and they are not taking care of the parents, but the parents are still taking care of them right onto their dying days and if they don't again it appears their mooching adult children speed up that time.

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