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Posted in: Tokyo's Akihabara district observes 14th anniversary of deadly stabbing rampage See in context

I agree with Mr. Kipling on this one.

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Posted in: Man saves woman in her 90s after she falls onto train tracks a minute before train’s arrival See in context

I would like to see more positive news like this on Japan Today.

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Posted in: Woman arrested for beating 8-year-old daughter with belt See in context

Don't think your daughter won't remember this when she's older and you're needing her help desperately.

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Posted in: Climber from Japan dies after falling into crevasse in Alaska See in context

I'm sure his dream was to do the climb and stay alive afterward.

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Posted in: Man offers to pay back mistakenly sent ¥46.3 mil COVID funds 'little by little' See in context

One other way is to give him more money and give him a chance to win back all his losses, but he doesn't seem to be the lucky sort, does he?

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Posted in: Girl who disappeared in Yamanashi in 2019 confirmed dead after bone DNA test See in context

I knew the chances were slim for a happy ending but I had kept my fingers crossed for the mother. It's tough to lose one's child like this. "If I had only gone with Misaki...." I'm sure that thought will be on the mother's mind the rest of her life.

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Posted in: Osaka Expo mascot needs name; organizers ask for suggestions See in context

So I wasn't the only one who found this to be lacking in both taste and dignity.

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Posted in: Death row inmate seeks retrial over murders of 19 mentally impaired residents at care home See in context

Just accept your much-deserved punishment.

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Posted in: Man in Toyama Prefecture arrested for stealing about 50 'tanuki' statues See in context

I love those, too, but I wouldn't think of stealing them.

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Posted in: Man suspected of killing wife, 11-month-old daughter See in context

I hate to think that a man is able to kill his own 11-month-old daughter. Surely there must be something to keep you from going through with it.

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Posted in: Woman in her 80s stabbed by man inside train station in Shimane Prefecture See in context

I'll be sure to take my cane from now whenever I go out. Better a cane than being completely unarmed when there are individuals like this about.

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Posted in: New full scale cucumber roll plastic model set lets you build your sushi by each grain of rice See in context

I can understand building tank models with separate track links but I don't know about sushi with separate rice grains.

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Posted in: Parents mourn singer Sayaka Kanda after fatal fall from hotel See in context

When you get to my age, all you think about is how to prolong life--so you can delay saying good-bye to everything and everyone that you love. You don't want the end to come even a day earlier.

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Posted in: Woman attacks 2 passengers with blunt instrument on train in Yokohama See in context

A 150 cm woman attacking 2 women on a train... Now I've seen everything!

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Posted in: Miss Universe 2021 Japan entry slammed for wearing 'dead person’s kimono' See in context

I was not offended and didn't even think this was near enough to be considered a kimono. Therefore, the way it overlapped didn't even matter. It was just...amateurish.

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Posted in: In rare move, Michigan school shooter's parents charged with manslaughter See in context

I've already thought parents were also responsible in such cases. After all, they raised this individual. Make parents responsible and there should be fewer such cases.

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Posted in: Survey shows 60% see drinking with colleagues as 'unnecessary' See in context

You see them long enough during the day.

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Posted in: Man arrested over fatal hit-and-run on Nov 24 See in context

For once it's not someone over 60....

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Posted in: WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries See in context

The travel ban makes absolute sense to me.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic Games uniforms for 28,000 volunteers remain unused See in context

Require all government officials to wear them until they're used up as a reminder not to waste public funds.

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Posted in: Defendant in fatal Kobe stabbing rampage found not guilty due to insanity See in context

Why can't you go insane and be insanely nice to others for a change?

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Posted in: 83 million unused 'Abenomasks' remain in storage in Japan See in context

They should be given out as bonuses to lawmakers.

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Posted in: Japanese billionaire Maezawa not afraid ahead of space trip See in context

I don't use the word "wastrel" enough.

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Posted in: In Tokyo court, 5 ask N Korea to pay for false 'paradise on Earth' promise See in context

You sometimes don't realize how fortunate you are until you move elsewhere.

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Posted in: Couple indicted for murder of Tokyo high school girl See in context

I must be missing something. I still don't see why they did it.

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Posted in: 3 Japan PM hopefuls urge elderly to stay on job for pension system See in context

I'll be 68 in a few months but I'm not quitting anytime soon.

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Posted in: Man gets 9 years in prison for fatal assault of 9-month-old daughter See in context

"Kura sporadically beat the infant’s head with his fist." And all he got was 9 years?

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Posted in: Senior police officer arrested for filming up woman’s skirt See in context

Women are going to start wearing '70s pant suits if this persists.

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Posted in: How COVID response sank Suga See in context

It takes a very special individual to helm the Japanese government now. They need to choose wisely.

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Posted in: Vaccine minister Kono to run in LDP leadership race See in context

Why is it that I cannot warm up to Mr. Kono?

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