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Gunma bear driven away by karate punches after picking fight with wrong person
Japan Times

Black belt recounts battle with black bear in Gunma

The black bear that jumped a 63-year-old karate expert in Gunma Prefecture attacked so quickly there was no time to act, its would-be victim said. Atsushi Aoki of Naganohara was fishing on the Jizo River on Thursday when what appeared to be an ... Japan Times, 3 weeks ago

Man arrested for stealing refrigerator, other items from hotel room in Takasaki

GUNMA — An unemployed 48-year-old man who was staying at a hotel in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, has been arrested for stealing items from his guest room, which included a mini-refrigerator, microwave oven and other appliances. According ...
 Japan Today1 month ago Report slams Gunma University Hospital's management  The Japan News1 month ago Teen couple arrested for burying newborn baby in park  Japan Today1 month ago Man sentenced to death for murders of two elderly people in Gunma  Japan Today2 months ago

Takahata rape case dropped; says he is sorry

MAEBASHI, GUNMA PREF. Actor Yuta Takahata, 22, was released on bail from Maebashi Police Station in Gunma Prefecture on Friday after prosecutors decided not to pursue rape charges over an incident involving a hotel worker in the city. I am truly ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago Gunma cops nab actor Yuta Takahata in rape of woman in hotel  News EasyBranches.com1 month ago Actor Yuta Takahata arrested on rape charge  Japan Today1 month ago In Japanese showbiz, the sins of the son visit the mother  Japan Times2 weeks ago
Mainichi Daily News

Gunma safari park worker killed in bear attack

TOKYO — A safari park employee in Gunma Prefecture died Tuesday after being attacked by a bear which had somehow climbed into her car, local officials and police said. An Asian black bear was seen climbing into a small vehicle at the Gunma ...
 Japan Today1 month ago Japan bear attack: Gunma Safari Park employee killed in own car  ABC Radio Australia1 month ago Gunma Safari Park worker fatally bitten in stomach by bear (2016/8/16)  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago Following fatal bear attack at safari park, strength of bars on vehicle's windows questioned  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago

Safari park employee in Japan killed in bear attack

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. TOKYO, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- A female employee working at a safari park in Gunma Prefecture in Japan has died after being attacked in her car by a bear, local police reported Tuesday. The park employee, named as ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

14-year-old girl arrested for strangling grandfather to death

Police in Midori, Gunma Prefecture, said Wednesday they have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of strangling her 76-year-old grandfather to death. According to police, the girl used an electrical appliance cord to strangle her grandfather at ...
 Japan Today1 month ago Man arrested for molesting 6-year-old boy in shopping center toilet  Japan Today2 months ago 14-year-old girl arrested over strangling death of grandfather  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago

Man uses karate skills to fight off bear in Gunma

A 63-year-old man who came face-to-face with a snarling bear took things into his own hands—and unleashed his karate skills on the beast. Atsushi Aoki, who has a black belt in karate, was fishing in a mountain creek in Naganohara, Gunma ...
 Japan Today3 weeks ago National › Man uses karate skills to fight off bear in Gunma  News EasyBranches.com3 weeks ago

Bears: close encounters of the furred kind

As my wife and I listened to a news bulletin in June about bears killing four people in Akita Prefecture, she gave me one of those silent looks pregnant with meaning. Let me try to translate as best I can: It was one of those looks that say, You ...
 Japan Times1 month ago

M5.3 quake hits Ibaraki northeast of Tokyo, no tsunami alert issued

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 struck the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture late Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami alert was issued. The 11:47 p.m. temblor originated in the northern ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago M5.3 quake hits northeast of Tokyo, no tsunami alert issued  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago
Japan Times

Kin of '85 JAL crash victims mark 31st anniversary of disaster

UENO, GUNMA PREF. The victims of the world's deadliest single-plane crash were mourned on Friday as their kin climbed a steep mountainside in Gunma Prefecture where Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashed 31 years ago. In an annual ritual, they prayed ...
 Japan Times1 month ago 31st anniversary of JAL jumbo jet crash observed  Japan Today1 month ago UPDATE1: Relatives remember victims of Japan Airlines jet crash on anniversary  4 Traders1 month ago Relatives remember victims of JAL jetliner crash on 31st anniversary  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago
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