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'Rurouni Kenshin' cartoonist referred to prosecutors over possession of child porn

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The author of the smash hit comic series "Rurouni Kenshin" was referred to prosecutors Tuesday for alleged possession of pornographic images of underage girls, investigative sources said. (Japan Times)
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Meeting set to discuss abdication date

newsonjapan.com - 6 hodiny 7 min zpět
NHK has learned Japan is getting closer to finding out a date for the Emperor's abdication. (NHK)
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Tokyo man used Twitter to organize hotel orgies

newsonjapan.com - Út, 11/21/2017 - 11:37
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 31-year-old man for organizing an orgy event via the social-networking service Twitter, reports the Sankei Shimbun. (tokyoreporter.com)
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Sumo champion Harumafuji to be referred to prosecutors for alleged assault in drunken brawl

newsonjapan.com - Út, 11/21/2017 - 11:35
Police are set to refer sumo grand champion Harumafuji to prosecutors by the end of the year on suspicion of assaulting lower-ranked wrestler Takanoiwa in a drunken brawl, investigative sources said Tuesday. (Japan Times)
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Tokyo cops bust baccarat casinos operating illegally in Shibuya

newsonjapan.com - Út, 11/21/2017 - 04:03
As a part of a crackdown on illegal gambling, Tokyo Metropolitan Police have busted a pair of internet casinos operating in Shibuya Ward, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
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Wild boar killed after it bites 11-year-old girl in Gunma

newsonjapan.com - Út, 11/21/2017 - 04:02
A wild boar was killed after it injured an 11-year-old girl during a rampage in the town of Oizumi on Monday, reports NHK. (tokyoreporter.com)
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Osaka woman arrested after 4 corpses of newborns found encased in concrete

newsonjapan.com - Út, 11/21/2017 - 04:01
Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a 53-year-old woman living in Neyagawa City the bodies of four newborn infants were found encased in concrete in a residence, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
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Chiba cops question man after woman's corpse found in love hotel

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 21:44
Chiba Prefectural Police are questioning a man after a woman was found dead inside a love hotel in Funabashi City on Sunday, reports the Asahi Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
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Only 36% of toilets in public high schools are Western-style: lawmaker survey

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 21:41
Japan may be known as the world leader when it comes to high-tech toilets, but only 35.8 percent of those in prefectural high schools are Western-style. (Japan Times)
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Japan's 1st quantum computer to be shared for free

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 21:36
A group of Japanese researchers has developed the country's first quantum computer and is offering others free trials as a way to spur further innovation. (NHK)
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Suspected serial killer served arrest warrant for murder

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 12:00
Police on Monday served a fresh arrest warrant on a 27-year-old man who has admitted to killing nine people before dismembering their bodies at his apartment near Tokyo. (Japan Today)
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Japan exports climb on surging demand for cars, machinery

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 11:57
Japan's exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier in October on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the year before. (Japan Today)
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US military in Japan bans drinking

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 11:55
The US military in Japan has banned all its service members from drinking both on and off base following a fatal car accident in Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan. (NHK)
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Tokyo 2020 organizers send mascot voting information to schools nationwide

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 11:51
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics sent out information to elementary schools nationwide about the games' official mascot on Monday, ahead of a vote for the final selection. (Japan Today)
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Bag snatcher on motorbike strikes 3 times within 15 minutes in Saitama

newsonjapan.com - Po, 11/20/2017 - 11:50
A man on a motorbike came behind women and snatched their handbags on three occasions within 15 minutes on Saturday night in an area near JR Omiya Station in Saitama city, police said Sunday. The man got away with around 80,000 yen, police said. (Japan Today)
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Osaka prostitute accused of stealing customer's Y10 million wristwatch

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 11/19/2017 - 23:20
Hyogo Prefectural Police on Friday arrested a sex worker for allegedly stealing a wristwatch valued at 10 million yen from a male customer two years ago, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
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Seabed seismometers to be used to stop Shinkansen

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 11/19/2017 - 23:13
Japanese railway companies plan to use data from seabed seismometers to quickly stop Shinkansen bullet trains when a major earthquake hits. (NHK)
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Japanese prisons upgrade interpretation services

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 11/19/2017 - 23:12
Prison inmates who don't speak Japanese now have access to better interpretation services, thanks to a new system introduced earlier this month. (NHK)
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US Marine arrested in Okinawa

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 11/19/2017 - 23:07
Police in Okinawa, southwestern Japan, have arrested a US Marine in connection with a fatal traffic accident. (NHK)
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Man arrested over death of homeless man on Tokyo riverbank

newsonjapan.com - So, 11/18/2017 - 23:45
Police in Tokyo on Saturday arrested an unemployed 42-year-old man of no fixed address on suspicion of killing a 61-year-old homeless man on a riverbank in Katsushika Ward. (Japan Today)
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