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Tokyo man arrested for forcibly tattooing his initials into the butt of a maid cafe employee

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By Scott Wilson, SoraNews24

Obsessing over the female employees at Japan’s numerous maid cafes is nothing new, but one man was recently arrested for taking that obsession far past any acceptable level. 

Naohiro Kobayashi, a 43-year-old resident of Taito Ward in Tokyo, was taken into police custody after allegations surfaced of him forcibly tattooing his initial “N” into the butt of a 19-year-old maid cafe employee in five different places.

According to police, Kobayashi worked as an investor and was part of the management of the maid cafe the victim worked at. This ostensibly makes him her boss, adding another layer of horror to her abuse.

The crime occurred two months ago in November, when Kobayashi brought the woman back to his apartment and made her drink juice that was laced with 90-percent alcohol. After she fell unconscious, he tattooed his initial “N” into the skin of her butt five times using a safety pin and black magic-ink. 

Kobayashi has confessed to the crime, saying: “I wanted to show that she was my woman. To confirm our love.”

A neighbor of Kobayashi’s claimed that he often brought women back to his home, always in their teens or early 20s. Police are currently investigating to see if any other similar tattooing cases have occurred.

Here’s how Japanese netizens reacted to this news:

“What an awful, terrible person.”

“Disgusting. That girl was young enough to be his daughter.”

“Wow. To knock her unconscious with just alcohol, he could’ve killed her with alcohol poisoning.”

“Yeah, that’s not ‘tattooing,’ that’s just assault.”

“Crazy….”

Sources: Nippon News Network, Yahoo! News Japan via My Game News Flash

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© SoraNews24

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Patriarchy.

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

Dude has some serious issues here!

4 ( +5 / -1 )

I mean, get burned in the blue flames of purge, the whole "maid" industry...

0 ( +6 / -6 )

Butt...?? Is that the word we're using here, some frat boy terminology for the posterior or rear end?

Shame....

6 ( +16 / -10 )

Butt? Childish slang has no place in a news item.

The man that did this should never be allowed to have a position of authority over women ever again. Hateful thing to do.

8 ( +16 / -8 )

Sourced from Japanese news networks. The assumption of the reporters and police seems to be that everything he did to her was OK, apart from the tattooing which is an unspeakable evil in Japan.

6 ( +8 / -2 )

Agree with the above posters.

While the major issue is obviously assault and not the language used, the word 'butt' here is really jarring and odd. The fact that it stays here on your front page represents a major lack editorial judgement.

It shows a lack of awareness of how language and communication works.

As a very casual word, it has a knock-on effect on the rest of the piece, even having the effect of making the "This ostensibly makes him her boss, adding another layer of horror to her abuse." sound slightly sarcastic (although I am sure this is unintended).

Either way, both author and editor need to up their game here.

8 ( +12 / -4 )

The person slipped on the ice while dancing the conga and fell on their butt would evoke the humorous aspect of falling over, but an assault on the body, is not the place to use comical slang.

7 ( +11 / -4 )

While the major issue is obviously assault and not the language used, the word 'butt' here is really jarring and odd. The fact that it stays here on your front page represents a major lack editorial judgement.

Agreed. I know it is a RocketNews article, so has a tabloid sensationalist angle, but it should not be in the headline of JT as a leading news story - it's just tacky.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

It's assault and it's just sick. This guy needs to be locked up in an asylum.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

“I wanted to show that she was my woman. To confirm our love.”

I have a problem believing you. Because that situation would rather you tattooed HER initials on YOUR buttock. You, sir just wanted to ‘mark your territory’. Nut.

8 ( +9 / -1 )

Must be mostly pedantic brits here. Webster simply has butt as short for buttocks and often used as a euphemism for ass in idiomatic expressions.

4 ( +10 / -6 )

Butt

What? We are talking about a disgusting assault by a sicko here.

What next? Medical articles about breakthroughs in the treatment of boob or nut cancer?

Pathetic.

5 ( +8 / -3 )

Webster simply has butt as short for buttocks and often used as a euphemism for ass in idiomatic expressions.

So, you’d have no problem with a headline like ‘Groper arrested for grabbing woman’s ass on the train’?

I’m no prude but I don’t think language like this is suitable when we are talking about assault.

7 ( +10 / -3 )

These types of drugging cases seem all too common

1 ( +2 / -1 )

And while we’re at it (dons pedant cap), what on Earth is ‘Black magic-ink’ ?

Surely, they meant black marker pen ink, unless of course there’s a voodoo angle to this story.

3 ( +5 / -2 )

The use of "butt" is because this was written by RocketNews 24, who are all young and trendy and Americanised/frast boy language wise.  The whole maid café scene is ripe for this kind of weirdness and misogyny.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Not much of an issue with 'butt' but thought "into the butt" was a bit too 'invasive' and quite degrading. Why not say 'on her butt/bum'?

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Ok, I get the point about nailing him for tattooing.... BUT he also DRUGED her, HELD her against her will THAT is KIDNAPPING

Clearly there are MORE charges that need to be laid against this butt-head!!!

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Into her butt? I woulda thought onto,unless he....

6 ( +6 / -0 )

kinki?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

No need to say "butt", not in the headline to save space, not in the article. Using it in the headline instead of the word "skin" makes it sensationalistic tabloid smut. Within the article, you can use the complete word, "buttocks".

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Patriarchy.

has nothing to do with the latest obsession of SJWs. Has everything to do with Kobayashi being a scumbag. Nothing more, nothing less.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

Yes, let’s all focus on the word “butt” rather than the actual crimes committed here - drugging, sexual assault, power harassment...

I hope he’s thrown in jail and made to pay for the removal of those “tattoos” and scars. Horrific.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Bad headline. Despicable crime.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

Any photos?

0 ( +4 / -4 )

'Show our love'? There ain't no love here. He branded her like cattle. She didn't consent to this so this is a crime. Put that sicko away!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

You don't need a tattoo to show that 'she's your woman'. She isn't. She didn't say to this creep.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Like a scene from the Girl with the Spider Tattoo. In fact that's probably where he got his pathetic ideas from.

He needs to have his polite 'buttocks' tattooed with, "Property of The Japanese Government's Prison Services and related Penal Service Institutions. Not to be removed upon pain of death."

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Learned a new word today.

Oh! I am hunky dory with the word butt. I might have used the word keister.

Tokyo man arrested for forcibly tattooing his initials into keister of a maid cafe employee.

Learned a new word today. Thanks nakanoguy01.

pedantic

pɪˈdantɪk

excessively concerned with minor details or rules; overscrupulous. LOL.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

watched too many episodes of Rawhide as a kid

2 ( +2 / -0 )

I prefer Billy Connelly's turn of phrase; a 'Far Eastern Buttock'.

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

Kobayashi brought the woman back to his apartment and made her drink juice that was laced with 90-percent alcohol. After she fell unconscious, he tattooed his initial “N” into the skin of her butt five times using a safety pin and black magic-ink. 

“I wanted to show that she was my woman. To confirm our love.”

Yeah that's how you do it! Drug her and do that without her consent! Nothing says "I love you!" like that. (sarcasim, of course)

What a weirdo creep with controlling issues!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I think my attraction to japanese men is pretty much over!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Horrible.. Targeting young girls like that.

Young girls needs to be educated better in defending and protecting themselves.

The whole "obey your senior" should have limitations. I feel school and parenting are failing here.

The 43 jiji needs to be locked up.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

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