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15-year-old boy arrested over fatal stabbing of woman in shopping mall

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Where is the entire story? This is the end of a story.

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Where is the entire story? 

Search 福岡殺人 on Google and use Google translate if you don't understand Japanese. It's a big Internet out there, no reason to depend on JT for all your news.

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So, was this caused by manga? Or some other point of Japanese culture?

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Let me guess..."I just wanted to see someone die."

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Seems Fukuoka is trying to outdo Saitama.

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@Vanessa Carlisle

So, was this caused by manga? Or some other point of Japanese culture?

Nope this was most likely caused because the perpetrator is a nutter like in many other Countries where youth stab people..keep it real

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@Northernlife

Or it could be real that Vanessa is right. You don't know enough to dismiss her like you did.

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The boy, whose name is being withheld because he is a minor and whose address is unknown

Ok, then put the mother and father on blast and announce that their son just murdered someone.

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lock him up for life. He’s going to do it again for sure one day.

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@northernlife

have to agree.

It's probably safe to say that any 15year old boy who stabs an unknown woman to death in a woman's toilet is a bit of a nutter.

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How sickening that all the witnesses reported a man with a knife but the japanese system sees the murderer as an underage child whose identity needs protecting. Whatever your age murder is murder and there should be no protection for the culprit. Let's know all the facts. Then we can all debate why underage people behave this way and the causes. Sweeping it under the carpet because the murderer is underage disrespects the victim and prevents society exploring the issues that may have contributed to the creation of such angry young killers.

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Or it could be real that Vanessa is right. You don't know enough to dismiss her like you did.

Thank you. But I was just asking a question. I did not say anything to be right or wrong about.

I asked because I find it odd that when its sex crime, manga is immediately blamed. But if its violent crime, no one blames manga. Plenty of non-sexual violent manga out there, plenty of non-violent sexual manga, and plenty that are both. So why the disparity?

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How sickening that all the witnesses reported a man with a knife but the japanese system sees the murderer as an underage child whose identity needs protecting.

One line of reasoning is that at his age he does not yet possess enough knowledge and experience to be truly cognizant of his crimes. So naming and shaming him will work against reforming him because its not fair to someone who was not yet cognizant.

But hey, if they wont even let him even buy a beer it does seem inconsistent to treat him like an adult for murder. In my opinion 15 is plenty old enough to be treated as an adult for almost everything, or would be if the education system were reformed. But the inconsistency people want in cases like this drives me mad.

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Why was he in the women’s toilets? Was he stalking her?

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More details of the story can be found in the Nishi Nippon Newspaper at https://www.nishinippon.co.jp/item/n/639767/

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Sign of the times sadly.

One cannot feel safe as even young people can randomly attack you in Japan.

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garypenAug. 29  10:36 am JST

Let me guess..."I just wanted to see someone die."

Is he one of those sexist 'I wanna GF but they're too smart because they think too much and won't submit to my bullying so I have to kill one' types? There's a word for that type of psycho, is it 'incel'?

Whatever that word is, I say he's a JERK!

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@commanteer

Volunteering useful info is a great service. Volunteering snide not so much...

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the ice has arrived

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put the mother and father on blast and announce that their son just murdered someone.

The murderer was living at a rehabilitation facility for boys, so he was already part of the system. We can't know, but it seems likely that his parents are fairly useless people. There are cases where kids go this bad through no fault of their parents, but they are the minority.

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Its hard to believe I got down voted for merely asking why one type of crime is so often blamed on manga but not a crime like this one. But there you have it. I got down voted and only one person answered saying its just because he is a nutter. But, um, in the end, aren't they all nutters? Aren't they all nutters triggered by something? And if we strive to get rid of all possible triggers aren't we going to be left with nothing? I am pretty sure all non-internet related crimes pre-date all manga.

But hey, some people won't even tolerate an open question so how do we get anywhere?

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So, was this caused by manga? Or some other point of Japanese culture?

The story is never told in full, and we'll probably never know. I doubt comics caused it, unless the person has underlying issues which could have been triggered by anything - manga, telly, films, the internet etc.

The majority of comic book readers around the world tend not to go out attacking people, so I wouldn't be of the opinion that it's something to worry about.

But hey, some people won't even tolerate an open question so how do we get anywhere?

Unfortunately, for some reason, women posters tend to get voted down a lot. There's a strong incel culture online. Not just confined to Japan, obviously.

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Thank goodness, citizens don't have the right to 'bear arms ' in Japan

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Its hard to believe I got down voted for merely asking why one type of crime is so often blamed on manga but not a crime like this one. But there you have it. I got down voted and only one person answered saying its just because he is a nutter.

Mate, I got down voted for just wishing other JT readers a Merry Christmas. Since then I have ignored the down votes cause people are kinda abusing it.

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We’ll probably get more of the story tomorrow.

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Checked Tokyo Reporter. There's been an update on the crime. The piece of filth murdered her after she 'rejected his sexual advances'. No prior acquaintance. He had also assaulted a 6 year old girl with a knife following the incident but was apprehended by a shopper and a security guard. He had also disappeared from a juvenile detention facility the day prior to the murder so he would've been on the run. Hopefully he will be punished harshly for this crime.

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Another update from the Mainichi. It sounds like he's being sent to the Family Court instead of the Criminal Court. Very disappointing to hear.

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