Aug 31, 2018: Hospital heat deaths, trainsitting, hotel quickies, dead dad and Conan Town.

In this week’s news from Japan Today: Five elderly patients died at a hospital in Gifu City when the air conditioner broke down, a newspaper reports JR West made workers sit in a tunnel as a bullet train passed by them for training, a new trend at Japan’s famous love hotels has customers stopping in for shorter than usual trysts, a son was arrested for not informing police his father had died then living with the corpse at his home and Conan O’Brien and the mayor of “Conan Town” in Tottori Prefecture have traded demands what the comedian calls “appropriation of his name” with a visit to Japan in the works.

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This weeks stories:
Hospital Heat Deaths —

Trainsitting —

Hotel Quickies —’fast-foodization’-of-love-hotels

Dead Dad —

Conan Town —

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