Former Aum Supreme Truth cult member Katsuya Takahashi moved frequently among video shops in Yokohama and Tokyo's Ota Ward to hide from police during his final days on the run, according to a source with the Metropolitan Police Department.
The MPD believes Takahashi, who was arrested on suspicion of murder over the 1995 sarin gas attack on Tokyo's subway system, tried not to stay in one place too long to avoid people around him becoming suspicious.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)