Japan Says Forced Confessions In Solitary Confinement “Part Of Our Culture”

Japan’s justice minister launched an attack on Carlos Ghosn after he lampooned the country’s legal system, saying “forced confessions”, “solitary confinement” and “limited access...

Prosecutors Raid Kitchen Of Ghosn’s Wife

Tokyo prosecutors on Wednesday raided the kitchen of the wife of Carlos Ghosn, Carole Ghosn, who is presumed to have cooked lots of meals...

Japan Says Ghosn Escaped Because “People Always Avoid Foreigners On Trains”

Japanese authorities have announced former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was able to escape undetected via bullet train because people don’t sit next to foreigners...

Netflix Announces New Series: “Ghosn In 60 Seconds”

Netflix today announced they had bought the rights to Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan with the provisional title, "Ghosn in 60 Seconds”. Mr Ghosn was reportedly keen...

Ghosn Avoided Detection By “Wrapping Himself In Several Layers Of Plastic”

Ousted Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has fled to Lebanon this week while on bail for charges of misconduct, avoiding suspicion from Japanese authorities by wrapping himself...

Japan Airlines Offers 50,000 One-Way Overseas Tickets To Foreigners In Japan

Japan Airlines Co. has launched a campaign offering free one-way overseas flight tickets to up to 50,000 foreign nationals currently living in Japan. The initiative, announced...

Man Purchases Plastic Wrapped In Chocolate

An Osaka resident bought a packet of plastic today wrapped in a bit of chocolate. The customer was asked, “Would you like a plastic bag with your...

“Last Christmas” By Wham! Heard Simultaneously Throughout Japan

Citizens from every prefecture in Japan this evening have simultaneously heard the song “Last Christmas” by Wham! “Last Christmas I gave you my heart, but...

Tokyo Disneyland Unveils New Fantasy Area Where Women Have Equal Rights

A new area to open at Tokyo Disneyland in 2022 will be named “Fantasy Nation”, operator Oriental Land Co. said Thursday. The democratically themed area will...

Gaijin Buys 1 Liter Of ‘Milk’

A foreigner has bought what was believed to be one liter of fresh milk yesterday in Shizuoka Prefecture. “Yep, I just katta me some oishii gyuunyuu,”...