Police Arrest Shibuya Halloween Hooligans

Police arrest Shibuya Halloween hooligans

Police in Tokyo have arrested 4 men linked to an attack on a small truck in a crowded entertainment district on the weekend before Halloween.

The men are suspected of having been involved in surrounding, overturning and stepping on the truck near Shibuya station on October 28th. Many young people in costumes were gathered in the area at the time.

Police To Arrest Shibuya Halloween Hooligans

Police to arrest Shibuya Halloween hooligans

Police in Tokyo have decided to arrest 4 men linked to an attack on a small truck in a crowded entertainment district on the weekend before Halloween.

The men are suspected of having been involved in surrounding, overturning and stepping on the truck near Shibuya station on October 28th. Many young people in costumes were gathered in the area at the time.

Police Vigilant In Shibuya On Halloween

Police vigilant in Shibuya on Halloween

Tokyo police have sent hundreds of officers to the Shibuya district, where a large number of people in costume gathered for Halloween.

Sidewalks around the famous scramble crossing near Shibuya Station were crowded with costumed revelers on Wednesday evening.

5 Arrested Amid Halloween Celebrations In Shibuya

5 arrested amid Halloween celebrations in Shibuya

Tokyo police arrested 5 people over the weekend for alleged assaults and other misdeeds in the run-up to Halloween on Wednesday. Police are calling on people gathering to celebrate the day to behave lawfully.

Many costumed revelers have been congregating since Saturday at the famous scramble crossing at Shibuya Station. Most are young adults, including some foreign tourists.

Euphoric Soccer Fans Clog Shibuya Intersection

Euphoric soccer fans clog Shibuya intersection

Jubilant soccer fans have overrun a famous intersection near Tokyo's Shibuya Station in reaction to Japan's advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup finals in Russia.

The progress to the last 16 prompted supporters wearing the blue uniforms of the national squad to swarm onto the scramble intersection and chant "Japan!"

Observatory Opens On Rooftop Of Shibuya 109 Fashion Building

Observatory opens on rooftop of Shibuya 109 fashion building

With the 109 Men's commercial complex's full facelift under way, the famed fashion building in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward has opened some of its newly renovated facilities.

One of the highlights, unveiled on April 28 to mark the "Day of Shibuya," is a rooftop observatory overlooking the iconic scramble crossing.

Amuro Namie Pop-up Store To Open At Shibuya 109

Amuro Namie pop-up store to open at Shibuya 109

Amuro Namie's pop-up store called 'namie amuro × SHIBUYA109 × TOWER RECORDS POP UP STORE' will open for a limited time from November 7th to the 19th at the iconic Shibuya 109 shopping mall.

The store will have the singer's CDs on sale and will also feature a panel of her all-time best album "Finally" (November 8 release) as well as an exhibition of her costumes. Furthermore, to commemorate the opening of the shop, there will be a discography exhibition located on the B1 floor of the mall. Amuro's songs will also be used throughout the mall as background music.

Shibuya: Always Changing, Always On The Go

SHIBUYA: Always changing, always on the go“OK, 7 o’clock. Moyai or Hachiko?” was the question that followed after deciding to meet someone in Shibuya.
My university students tell me that nowadays, people call or tap an app when they get to Shibuya and they work their way toward each other, smartphones in hand. Long gone are the days when train stations used to have a message board with chalk for people to write things like, “I waited one hour for you, but you didn’t come so I am going home now.” I wonder how many readers even know what I’m talking about.

Fashion Icon Shibuya Parco Shuts Down For 3-year Overhaul

Fashion icon Shibuya Parco shuts down for 3-year overhaulA shopping center that has acted as a trendsetter in Japan’s fashion capital for the past four decades closed its doors for a three-year overhaul of its aging structures.
Models, tenants and loyal customers were among around 500 people who joined a memorial parade to bid a brief farewell to Shibuya Parco in Tokyo on Aug. 7.

Shibuya Uses Hawk To Chase Away Crows

Shibuya uses hawk to chase away crowsTokyo's Shibuya ward has turned to a hawk in its effort to drive away troublesome crows from downtown areas.
Crows pose a nuisance to the community as they peck on garbage bags and scatter trash on the streets.

Dragon Quest Museum Coming To Shibuya This Summer

Dragon Quest museum coming to Shibuya this summerAn interactive exhibition will be coming to Tokyo this summer to celebrate the 30th anniversary of worldwide bestselling role-playing video game “Dragon Quest.”
The Dragon Quest 30th Anniversary Museum will be located on the ninth floor of the Shibuya Hikarie commercial complex from July 24 through Sept. 11.