Hyogo man arrested for stealing 13 tiny fish valued at 52,000 yen

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster


More medaka mischief.

On 15 April, Hyogo Prefectural Police arrested a 57-year-old Tatsuno City resident for stealing 13 fish from a local dealer. Upon hearing this news, you might be thinking “Oh great! That awful man you reported about two weeks ago was finally caught.”

Sadly, no. This is actually a completely different theft that occurred nearly 500 kilometers away from the one we previously reported on. The only similarity was the target: Japanese rice fish, commonly called “medaka” in Japan.

These fish are said to be easy to care for and breed, making them popular pets. As

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