3 Men Arrested For Killing 80-year-old Woman

3 men arrested for killing 80-year-old woman

Police in Tokyo have arrested three men on suspicion of breaking into the house of an 80-year-old woman and murdering her last month. The victim had received a suspicious phone call asking her how much cash she had at home. The tactics are similar to a recent series of other burglary cases in Tokyo.

The police found and apprehended the three men on Wednesday. The police say the three have denied the allegations.

2 Men Arrested For Illegally Exporting Wagyu Eggs

2 men arrested for illegally exporting wagyu eggs

Police in Osaka, western Japan, have arrested two people on suspicion of illegally taking fertilized eggs of premium wagyu beef cattle to China.

Police say last July, Toshiki Ogura attempted to take hundreds of straw-like containers of frozen eggs and sperm to Shanghai by ferry. He was unable to get through customs there. Officials confiscated the items on his return to Japan.

2 Men Fined For Online Hate Speech

2 men fined for online hate speech

A Japanese court has fined two men for defamation over online hate comments against a South Korean resident of Japan. The court ruled that the comments were meant to incite ethnic discrimination.

The subject of the comments was a 35-year-old resident of the city of Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture.

Two Men Found In Wooden Boat Off Aomori

Two men found in wooden boat off Aomori

Japan Coast Guard officials have found two men on a wooden boat drifting in the Sea of Japan off Aomori Prefecture in northeastern Japan. The men are believed to have come from North Korea.

A local fishing cooperative informed the Coast Guard of the boat's presence on Sunday morning. It was drifting about 1.5 kilometers off the town of Fukaura.

Four Men Found In Shimane To Return To N.korea

Four men found in Shimane to return to N.Korea

Police in Shimane Prefecture, western Japan, on Sunday transferred to immigration officials four men found in a wooden boat that drifted ashore. The men are expected to go through procedures to return to North Korea.

The boat was spotted on January 8th on the shore of the town of Okinoshima on an island in the Sea of Japan. Police took into protective custody the four crewmembers who appear to be in their teens through 30s.

Free Rubella Vaccinations For Middle-aged Men

Free rubella vaccinations for middle-aged men

Japan's health ministry has decided to give vaccinations for rubella, or German measles, free of charge to middle-aged men.

Ministry officials say more than 2,400 people have been infected with rubella this year in Japan. The figure is the most since a large outbreak in 2013.

Oricon Reveals '10th Ideal Faces Chosen By Men' Ranking

Oricon reveals '10th ideal faces chosen by men' ranking

Oricon has revealed its "10th ideal faces chosen by men" ranking. 

This year's number one spot went to actor Takenouchi Yutaka who is the oldest to top the ranking at 47 years old. This position was previously held by Takeuchi Ryoma, Mukai Osamu, Kimura Takuya, and Dean Fujioka. 

Survey: Men More Likely To Pass Med School Exams

Survey: Men more likely to pass med school exams

Japan's education ministry says men were more likely than women to pass entrance exams at nearly 80 percent of medical schools it surveyed.

The ministry surveyed medical schools at 81 universities following revelations that Tokyo Medical University tampered with entrance exams, such as by reducing scores across the board for female applicants. Interim results of the survey were announced on Tuesday.

Japanese Men, Women Enjoy Record Life Expectancies

Japanese men, women enjoy record life expectancies

Japan's health ministry says the average life expectancies for men and women hit record highs in 2017.

The ministry says for Japanese men it was 81.09 years, an increase of 0.11 from the previous year. For women, it was 87.26 years, an increase of 0.13.

Between Men And The Gods

Between Men and the GodsHozumi is a doctor and he is friends with manga artist Soeda. They both like Asako who works at a tropical fish shop. Hozumi eventually gives up Asako for his friend Soeda. Soeda and Asako decide to get married, but, after they get married, Soeda dates another woman and abuses Asako. He even pushes Asako to have an affair with Hozumi. Hozumi still has feelings for Asako, but his love changes to hatred.

A Boy Who Wished To Be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy

A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men CrazyYuji Koroki (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is 35-years-old and admires singer-songwriter Tamio Okuda. He gets transferred to the editing division of a lifestyle magazine. There, he has a difficult time dealing with strange conversations with his coworkers. Yuji Koroki then meets Akari Amami (Kiko Mizuhara) at work. She works as fashion press. He falls in love with her at first sight, but soon hell begins for Yuji Koroki.

Perverted Reality: Women Outpace Men At 'love Doll' Exhibit

Perverted reality: Women outpace men at 'love doll' exhibit

Admirers at a "love doll" exhibition in Tokyo are a far cry from the stereotypical image of an introverted pervert fulfilling his dark fantasies with an anatomically correct plastic companion in his lonely apartment.

Visitors at the venue can be heard praising the beauty and life-like appearances of what are essentially toys used by men for simulated sexual acts. These accolades often come from women.