Tomohiro Kato is mentally stable

Tomohiro Kato is mentally stable

It has taken 3 months, but a psychiatric exam have determined that Tomohiro Kato is competent enough to stand trial, and thus able to receive the maximum punishment for his killings. I’m glad that this this decision was made as I believed he definitely knew what he was doing when...

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Akihabara’s vehicle-free street to reopen?

Could Akihabara’s vehicle-free street come back? Akibablog pointed out that earlier signs announcing the close of vehicle-free street are now gone. The vehicle-free street had been closed since June 15th, and had been the first time being closed since it started in 1973. July 27th marks the 49th day since...

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Yahoo! Japan bans sale of daggers

Tomohiro Kato gestures with a military knife at a surplus store in Japan. Yahoo! Japan has made the decision today to ban sales of all daggers on their site due to fatal stabbings in Akihabara last Sunday. At the time the ban went into place, there were 3 daggers removed...

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