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Posted in: Is it the end of Japan’s conveyor belt sushi as we know it? See in context

society is gravely ill!

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Posted in: Watch where you're going See in context

Remember back in the days when train stations didn't have gates on the platforms. It's nearly impossible to do without them these days because so many people have their faces buried in their smart phones while walking. We would have people falling onto the tracks on a daily basis.

I think the real solution is to not allow people to this PERIOD. It's not only hazard to themselves but its a hazard to others too.

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Posted in: 20-year-old man arrested for abusing 2-year-old daughter of girlfriend See in context

What a POS.... the mother really has great taste in men /sarcasm

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Posted in: Uber Eats delivery worker arrested for smearing curry on apartment door of customer who gave him low rating See in context

Police said that Ichikawa has remained silent since his arrest.

As with most perps in Japan, I guess he had no recollection of doing it.

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Posted in: Tokyo police to issue ‘red tickets’ to cyclists violating traffic laws See in context

I don't know what these "red tickets" are but the j-police really need to start fining reckless cyclist who don't follow basic traffic rules. And not just in Tokyo, this needs to happen everywhere.

I don't know how many times I nearly hit a cyclist or pedestrian for running red lights or stops signs, or riding on the wrong side of the road. But what really irrigates me to no end are mothers who carry their family on a single bike (one child on the back, one child on the front, and another baby strapped to the mother's chest or back. One wrong move, and you can kill an entire family.

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Posted in: 73-year-old man arrested over death of security guard at company dormitory See in context

motive?

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Posted in: Man found dead in Gunma detention center in apparent suicide See in context

how come he was in possession of a length of cord long enough and strong enough....

totally what I was thinking!! I smell a fish here. I think this guy was given the cord. Perhaps he was someone who knew something about a prominent figure. Suicide or strangulation??

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Posted in: Couple arrested for abusing 7-month-old child See in context

Ishigami has denied the charge, claiming he has no recollection of the incident.

Only in Japan of course!

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Posted in: Japan sees sharp rise in drunken driving cases linked to e-scooters See in context

These things are a menace! Traffic is bad enough without having to contend with these things in front of you causing traffic jams

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Posted in: One of Japan’s biggest convenience store chains testing walk-through cashless payment system See in context

Just another way to make CEOs richer (by not paying people)

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Posted in: 79-year-old man arrested for selling 290 porn DVDs in Osaka’s Airin district See in context

Victmless crime! Let 'em go! Let 'em go!

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Posted in: Hokkaido man gets suspended term for leaving infants home alone See in context

So many things wrong with their relationship..

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Posted in: Japanese public broadcaster issues apology for calling a train a 'train' See in context

One of the many issues with Japanese language in general

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Posted in: Abe's accused killer says in letter, tweets his life destroyed by mother's religion See in context

What a self entitled a$$ wipe! And I can't believe there are people who have sympathy for this assassin!

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Posted in: Girl arrested over knife attack in Shibuya says she wanted 'death penalty' See in context

Wearing pants and a T-shirt, which had blood on it, the girl "had black hair and looked young," the 28-year-old man said.

A 15 year year old Japanese girl who "had black hair and looked young"? You don't say!

Sorry but I thought this sentence sounded very odd. LOL

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Posted in: Police to revise rules for VIP protection after Abe shooting See in context

@Awa no Gaijin

Better late than never !

I disagree. This so reactive. Abe had virtually no protection. Even after the first shot, no one did anything. There was a good 2 to 3 seconds between shots which is enough for a trained bodyguard to jump on that fool and wrestle him down before he could take another shot.

All of these protocols should have been in place a very long time ago, and the police and the SS assigned to protecting the former PM, should have better trained and equipped. For them to finally figure out that they have a serious security breach after someone like Abe is assassinated is too little way too late.

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Posted in: 3-year-old girl dies after being hit by car in internet cafe parking lot See in context

I originally thought this was an old people thing, but I honestly don't understand how anyone can mistake the gas and brake pedals. . I drive both auto and manual transmission cars, and I hardly ever use the gas pedal when backing out of the space. In most cars, the engine speed at idle is more than enough to back the car out of a space. And in a manual car, I ride the hell out of the clutch and use the gas pedal very conservatively.

Even if you mistake the gas and brake (again, I don't see how), why gun the gas???

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Posted in: 2 arrested for stealing ATM from post office in Mie Prefecture See in context

allegedly breaking into a post office in April and stealing a cash machine containing around 10.6 million yen in cash.

Why was there so much cash in the ATM, especially if the PO is closed?

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Posted in: Man gets 2 years in prison for assaulting 17-year-old boy who asked him to stop smoking on train See in context

Beating up on a minor and running away... keep it classy dude!

@WA4TKG

Although I don’t like tobacco or cigars, does an E Cigarette even produce any exhaust, so to speak?

Whether it produces "exhaust" or not is not the point here. There is no smoking on the trains PERIOD. No one should be subjected to have breathe in whatever is contained in those e-cigarattes. Also, keep in mind that we're still in a pandemic here, and cases are on uptick again, so he should keep that hole on his face covered up so he doesn't spread diseases.

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Posted in: Japan extends detention for Abe's accused assassin See in context

Just my guess, but I think they are looking for more evidence that this was a premeditated and planned attack by person of sound my mind, so that he does not try to slimy out on an insanity defense. His statement to the press:

Yamagami allegedly said in the letter that he no longer had capacity to think about political consequences Abe's death may cause,

kind of proves this. By writing this letter, he was already setting up an insanity defense. Also, the fact that he used his SDF training to construct a weapon capable of killing someone also shows that this was well planned attack, rather than a mad man who acted out of emotion and anger.

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

@qazwsx

Unfortunately there are always going to be angry disturbed individuals in any country, and in this case one of them seems to have made a homemade gun from the Internet I suppose.

You are making too many assumptions about the shooter. We have no idea if this shooting was politically motivated. For all we know, he may be just some crazed AKB48 fan trying to get the attention of some teeny bopper member of the group.

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

I would assume that it wouldn't be too difficult to make shotguns, so I hope there aren't going to be copycat shootings.

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

Shotgun? That thing sounded like a cannon!

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

@Yrral

Newsweek,say local authorities say gravely ill, meaning not good

It would also mean that he is alive...which I would think is good news

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

I was just thinking this morning, I wonder who or what city is going to be the next victim of gun violence. Who could have predicted that this would hit so close to home

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Posted in: Ex-PM Abe in critical condition after being shot while campaigning in Nara See in context

CNN is reporting that Abe was conscious when he was being taken away. I sincerely hope he's okay

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Posted in: NHK can now pester you through your mail thanks to new service from Japan Post See in context

This opens the doors for a lot of fraudulent activities. I can easily pretend to be company X, or in this case NHK, and print invoices notifying the residents that they are delinquent on their bill, and to wire money to my account or risk losing service.

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Posted in: Japan unveils 3,000-ton new submarine See in context

It looks like a big boobie

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Posted in: 91-year-old man arrested over hit-and-run incident See in context

91 yo, why is he driving?

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Posted in: Peach plane diverts to Niigata airport to offload passenger who refused to wear a mask See in context

selfish twat should be fined 10 times that amount!

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