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Why two separate sets of killings have Japan's recluses fearing that what little space they have in society will be taken from them.
A man who recently returned from parental leave has his life turned upside down by his company. Learn what happened when his wife spoke out about it on Twitter.
Over half of Japanese women say they've been victims of groping, leading to a rise in recommended - and in some cases, controversial - countermeasures.
Nine months after starting work at Japanese advertising firm Dentsu, Takahashi Matsuri leaped to her death. Her death sparked a series of reforms - but some say it's still not enough.
How a sculpture based on a Japanese horror legend became the mascot for a creepy Internet story - and how the artist reacted when he found out about it.
Why has the 24-7 Japanese convenience store suddenly become controversial? How critical are such stores to daily life in Japan? And why did Anthony Bourdain always head to a conbini when he landed in Japan?
The death of a mom and her young daughter at the hands of an elderly driver has sparked anger and recrimination - at the driver, the press, and the law.