An American progressive rock band has caught the attention of Japanese Twitter after releasing a shirt based on a Family Mart receipt from Tokyo.
Vasudeva, which hails from New Jersey, went on a Japanese tour earlier this year, having three shows in Tokyo with stops in Kyoto and Nagoya in between.
Seungae Kim, owner of A&J Convenience in Cooksville, Ontario is being praised for her bravery after she fought off an attempted robbery with a bundle of bananas.
The 69-year-old was eating a banana and working at the till with her husband when a man entered the shop with his face covered, demanding that she open the register. To this, she replied, “you’re not getting money,” as she reached for the closest object that could be used to protect herself — her bananas.
A man was recently arrested for “attempted robbery” after he politely asked a convenience store manager for permission to rob them.
A convenience store cashier in Nanjing, China is going viral after her courageous act of chasing away a knife-wielding robber.
The woman, identified as Wang, was working behind the register when the failed robbery attempt happened around 4 a.m. on Sunday, according to South China Morning Post.
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is hiring a Dream Seven Sweets Ambassador in Japan, and is willing to pay 600,000 yen ($5,600) per month with a total salary of 7.11 million yen ($67,000) a year.
The position is for people who register to 7-Eleven’s mailing list on the company’s website, as well as receive coupons, updates and other company related matters, according to an official post, as translated by SoraNews24.
Equipped with his bokuto or bokken — a wooden training sword used in kendo — and a strong will to protect his store, a Japanese clerk prevented a potential robbery in a very badass way.
The incident took place at the Shimojima Minami branch of Circle Kin in Shizuoka, Japan. According to SoraNews24, an unidentified man wearing a ski mask entered the convenience store at around 4:00 a.m. on October 16 while carrying a crowbar.