This week in Japan: 2015/1/31-2/6

投稿者: | 2015年2月6日

– The death sentence for the culprit of the massacre at Akihabara in year 2008 was confirmed by the Supreme Court. The man intentionally drove his truck car into a packed street of Akihabara, Tokyo, ran over some pedestrians and after that he popped out of the car to stab others with his knife. The massacre killed 7 people.
– Japan Football Association announced to remove Javier Aguirre Onaindía from the manager of the national football team of Japan. Mr. Aguirre was sued in Spain under the suspect of one of persons concerned in a con football game in 2011.