In Shinjuku, via Tokyo Reporter.
Yet another policeman on a short step ladder
Another view of Albert’s favorite Imperial heat
College piggie who pepper sprayed students gets US$ 38,000 for his “mental distress”
What the hell? This University of California at Davis perpetrator cop received a bigger sum than any of his victims. The photo above shows how much he suffered from the student protestors. The pay-out was on top of his more than $110,000 yearly salary.
Police shut down sidewalk pole dancing outside Advocates
Please don’t dance, says Tokyo to its residents and visitors
Starting last summer, Tokyo police have cracked down on the dangerous custom of bars allowing patrons to dance. Citing an obscure law from 1948, the police have put on notice all the dance clubs in Nichome, and presumably smaller straight dance clubs. The original ordinance insists that dancing leads to prostitution. Whereas Japan has no shortage of real prostitutes and media simulations, allowing people to dance would be far too dangerous, disreputable, and contaminating. Oh, Japan, wake up. We’re in the 21st century!