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Tokyo police arrest 13 in Shibuya after Halloween mayhem

National Nov 1, 2018

Tokyo police arrest 13 in Shibuya after Halloween mayhem

Police arrested 13 people between Wednesday and Thursday in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward for alleged groping, assault and theft as a massive crowd of Halloween revelers swamped the district. The 13 arrested were men ranging from their teens to their 40s, the police said. Several hundred police ...

Fire breaks out in Tokyo's Shibuya as Halloween crowds converge

National Oct 31, 2018

Fire breaks out in Tokyo's Shibuya as Halloween crowds converge

A rooftop fire broke out in Tokyo's crowded Shibuya Ward on Wednesday evening, as revelers flocked to the Halloween mecca for a massive annual street party. Firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze, which occurred at a building near a police box on the area's ...

New Shibuya facilities give district's south side a new vibe

Business Sep 5, 2018

New Shibuya facilities give district's south side a new vibe

by Kazuaki Nagata

The latest facilities completed in the redevelopment project for Tokyo's Shibuya district were shown in a media preview on Wednesday ahead of their opening next week. Tokyu Corp., the Shibuya-based railway operator overseeing the redevelopment, unveiled the multipurpose complexes — Shibuya Stream and Shibuya Bridge ...