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When Japan’s celebs and politicos attended a yakuza wedding

In 1974, the son of the Yamaguchi-gumi's third top boss, Kazuo Taoka, married actress Eiko Nakamura…

Ibaraki human rights NPO chief arrested for running prostitution business

Ibaraki human rights NPO chief arrested for running prostitution business

The suspects are accused of forcing an 18-year-old girl to provide sex to 60 male customers over a 3-month period…

Tokyo cops bust 2 Kabukicho hostess clubs for overcharging

Tokyo cops bust 2 Kabukicho hostess clubs for overcharging

Police have received at least 70 complaints of overcharging regarding both clubs since January of last year…

Father’s real estate empire forms backdrop for ‘deranged’ Shibuya gumshoe

Father’s real estate empire forms backdrop for ‘deranged’ Shibuya gumshoe

Hiroshige Ito barricaded himself inside his apartment in Shibuya while brandishing a toy gun…

Osaka cops arrest AV actress in sexual assault of teen girl

Osaka cops arrest AV actress in sexual assault of teen girl

Manami Gokuma allegedly brokered an encounter between a 16-year-old girl and a male, 48, that ended in sexual assault…

Tokyo police puzzled after arrest of gumshoe for killing girlfriend

Tokyo police puzzled after arrest of gumshoe for killing girlfriend

Earlier this month, police accused a struggling private detective of strangling his live-in girlfriend…

Number of possible victims in Kyoto ‘black widow’ case continues to rise

Number of possible victims in Kyoto ‘black widow’ case continues to rise

A possible 7th victim of accused murder Chisako Kakehi has emerged…

Tokyo cops: Kabukicho club forced customer to clean toilet to pay off large bill

Tokyo cops: Kabukicho club forced customer to clean toilet to pay off large bill

The victim was forced to clean and perform as a street tout after he could not pay an excessive bill…

Asahi deliveryman threatens NTV announcer over ‘dirty legs’ and ‘sexy clothes’

Asahi deliveryman threatens NTV announcer over ‘dirty legs’ and ‘sexy clothes’

The suspect made threats to kill 25-year-old Takako Kato in a comment section on the network's Web site…

Kanagawa police make Japan’s largest ‘dangerous drugs’ bust in Saitama

Kanagawa police make Japan’s largest ‘dangerous drugs’ bust in Saitama

Officers raided seized 12 kilograms in drug-making materials…

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