Tokyo Cracks Down on Train Groping
Any woman who has been a long-suffering commuter on Tokyo's efficient but overcrowded trains knows that being groped in one of the cars is as dependable as the timetable. Molestation can take many forms: a stray hand, a heavy leaner, a brazen whisperer or flagrant physical contact.
It's always amazed me that this kind of behaviour exists in such a creative and structured society.
After all they gave us the Prius, the 180B, Maki Sushi and entertaining TV game shows involving lactose-intolerant sumo wrestlers.
I pity the day when a holidaying Tokyo office worker, on their 4 day annual leave, pulls the grouping stunt on a solid Aussie gal, while travelling on the daily 6:37am Bombay Express from Robina to Central. They may require the assistance of their travel insurance to medicvac them in an Encore back to Narita.