57-year-old Manga Shoplifter Has Only 27 Yen in His Pocket

The Kanazawa Nishi station of Ishikawa Prefectural Police arrested a 57-year-old unemployed man with no fixed abode on suspicion of theft on July 13. According to the police announcement, the suspect was trying to steal two manga books (selling price: 1,120 yen/US$14.15) at the bookstore in Kanazawa-city around 6:30 pm of the day.

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deep_fried_bum_cake1562d ago

I'm surprised to learn that manga costs more in the US and Japan than it does in my country (If that is an average selling price). Though it is less available here.