by Elena

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16 children severely injured and 3 deaths in the stabbing rampage Kawasaki Park Japan

Today, 28th of May, 2019 another tragedy involving children has occurred in Tama Ward, Kawasaki City, Japan after 16 elementary school children were stabbed and injured in the morning while waiting for their school bus to get them to the Caritas Elementary School(カリタス小学校). According to the police, 16 children were injured and one of girl,…
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Tragedy in Japan: The Toddlers Killed in the Car Accident ! Whose Fault is it?

Recently, the news in Japan have been all about the car accidents caused by people with ages between 60-90 years old, reason why many of the elderly started handing in their license and giving up their cars so that they can make a difference and prevent more tragedies to happen. The Ikebukuro accident, also the…
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“Do What I Say or You`ll Be Fired!” The Many Forms of Harassment in Japan

When entering the workforce, we’re all told about harassment. Harassment is a form of intimidation or pressure and in Japan, power harassment(パワハラ/Pawa Hara) and sexual harassment(セクハラ/Seku Hara)are two of the most frequent words used in Japan when it comes to someone taking advantage of their power and abusing other people. However, did you know that…
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Japanese Going Crazy about Mickey Mouse joining cast of Avengers: Endgame!

Mickey Mouse will be part of the Avengers: Endgame, the most-awaited Marvel movie and also Disneyland will become an onsen(hot spring)?! Oh, wait ! There’s more to it! The Japanese brand Seiko is releasing a Senbei (rice cracker) wrist watch and Kirby will be square from now on?! You might’ve guessed already…but if you’ve clicked…
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The Super Fan Uncle Olympics Naotoshi Yamada Dies at 92 just short of Tokyo 2020 Games !

A Japanese Olympics super fan, Naotoshi Yamada that has attended all games since 1964, died on 9th of March due to a heart failure. A national celebrity that has appeared to every summer game, known by everybody as the “オリンピックおじさん”(Olympic Ojisan/ Uncle Olympics), died at 92 years old this year, in March. It was announced…