Drunk Osaka cop assaults station worker News On Japan - Oct 25 A 25-year-old male sergeant from the Osaka Prefectural Police is under investigation following allegations that he assaulted a station staff member.
100 redback spiders found in Kyushu school News On Japan - Oct 22 About 100 invasive "Redback Spiders" were discovered in an elementary school in Oita City, Kyushu, although there have been no reports of bites or health issues.
5 monorail cars collide at zoo grounds News On Japan - Oct 19 Five cars on a monorail at the Kumamoto City Zoological and Botanical Gardens collided into each other on Wednesday, with passengers reporting sore backs and necks.
High school tuition in Nara to become free News On Japan - Oct 19 Nara Prefecture plans to introduce a system next year to subsidize high school students, effectively making tuition free for households with an annual income below 9.1 million yen.
Zoo apologizes for escaped chimpanzee News On Japan - Oct 19 The Director of Tennoji Zoo, one of Japan's oldest zoos opened in Osaka in 1915, has apologized for a chimpanzee that escaped on Tuesday through a gap in the wall, admitting that a design flaw was at fault.
What is Workman's unique strategy? News On Japan - Oct 16 Workman, a major work wear company, announced its expansion into the global market in August of this year, starting with the opening of a store in Taiwan in 2027.
Maglev tunnel makes breakthrough News On Japan - Oct 14 Diggers have broken through the Chuo Shinkansen's main tunnel of the futuristic maglev line for the first time since excavation began in March last year.
Graffiti dampens festive spirit News On Japan - Oct 13 The Fujieda Festival is held once every three years in Shizuoka Prefecture, with various local food stalls, known as "yatai," parading through the streets, entertaining the visiting crowds.
Mushroom picker catches bear attack on video News On Japan - Oct 13 This year, the number of human casualties caused by bears in Japan is at an all-time high, with the animals now appearing in urban areas where sightings have previously been rare.