Special Reports

Special reports by Tokyo Reporter

JR East develops anti-groper app that allows victim to alert train conductor

JR East said, 'It is said that molestation victims cannot readily ask the people around them for help'

2 weeks ago

Witness testimony led to discovery of corpses of girls missing since ’96

Mother of Megumi Yashiki said, ‘ I had a hope that she was doing fine and living somewhere else’

3 weeks ago

NPO for homeless buys yakuza HQ in Kitakyushu

NPO Hoboku plans to use the site as a base for supporting the needy

2 months ago

Couple left 4 children in Kobe residence, including newborn who died, to play pachinko

Three surviving children could not return home since it was overflowing with garbage

2 months ago

Top of 2019: Single mother, 23, convicted of raping 12-year-old boy

Rika Nagao met the boy while playing the online battle game ‘Knives Out’

2 months ago

¥1 billion embezzlement: Ex-Sumitomo Heavy employee bought Porsche, horses

On Facebook, the suspect posted images of herself with the horses

3 months ago

Video showing beating of Turkish national by immigration submitted in trial

Immigration acknowledged ‘misconduct’ but denied that anything illegal took place

3 months ago

Ex-lawmaker Yukiko Miyake found dead in apparent suicide

Body was found at Jonanjima Seaside Park in Ota Ward on January 2

3 months ago

Roppongi flashback: 32 years after 3 perished in club accident

A lighting structure inside club Turia in Roppongi killed three people after it accidentally fell in 1988

3 months ago