On June 8, 2008, 25-year-old Tomohiro Kato drove a rented truck into a crowd in Tokyo's geek paradise, Akihabara. He got out and began stabbing random pedestrians. In his wake, seven were left dead and ten injured.
In 2008, everything came to a head in Tokyo's Akihabara. The frequency of public flashing was up, and cops worried about growing mobs. Then tragedy struck, leaving seven dead and more injured. Akihabara is now ready to return to normal.
In June 2008, Tomohiro Kato drove a rented truck into Tokyo's crowded geek district Akihabara, killing seven and injuring ten more innocent pedestrians.