Mourners mark 38th anniversary of Japan's deadliest air disaster NHK - Aug 12 Mourners have gathered to remember the victims of Japan's deadliest ever plane crash. Thirty-eight years ago to the day on Saturday, 520 passengers and crews were killed when a Japan Airlines jumbo jet crashed into a mountain ridge in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo.
Violence sparks controversy at Aomori Nebuta Festival News On Japan - Aug 10 Footage of a lead participant striking a "nebuta" float puller during Aomori's Nebuta Festival, which returned to its regular schedule after a 4-year hiatus, has been circulating on social media, sparking controversy.
Former breeder arrested for animal abuse News On Japan - Aug 09 A 74-year-old woman in Fukuoka Prefecture's Kurume City has been arrested on suspicion of abusing 34 dogs and cats, keeping them in cages piled with excrement.
Teen boy stabbed in Tokyo, suspicious men spotted on CCTV News On Japan - Aug 07 A teenage boy was stabbed in the thigh on Sunday by unidentified individuals on the streets of Nakano Ward, Tokyo, prompting police to investigate the whereabouts of around four men captured by a surveillance camera.
Why young Japanese people stopped dating Japanese Comedian Meshida - Aug 07 The number of single people is increasing so services for singers are also increasing: solo barbecues, private gyms, private saunas, solo weddings, etc.