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Kyoto court dismisses Yahoo! defamation lawsuit

An Osaka male attempted to sue Yahoo! arguing that the display of his arrest record constitutes defamation. The courts don’t agree.

Return Tetsujin 28 evil-doer and all might be forgiven.

Japanese Giant Robot Thief is Caught

We are really just hoping that the thief will return the stolen goods,” Masuzo Furukawa, the president of the company, told the JSRC via email. “Our basic principle is ‘condemn the offense, but not the offender,’ but if he doesn’t return the stolen item we will release his photograph and take actions to identify the criminal.” He said that they had footage of the suspect stealing the robot and there was no doubt that they had the right man.

The expat in Japan anti-hero updated for modern times. Dude, the party is over. Heartland closed in January this year. Maybe it's time to to move on?

Abysmal Man: A Charisma Man in Japan For Our Generation

So we reimagined Charisma Man, after way too many years in Japan—without every learning the language or blending into the culture. Meet “Abysmal Man”–an anti-hero for a new era. Dripping with charm and ex-pat existential ennui, he may be waiting somewhere in Japan at a bar stool near you.