Soccer World Cup Shibuya temporary congestion without trouble | NHK

During the World Cup soccer match against Costa Rica, the area around Tokyo’s Shibuya Station was crowded with many supporters, and the Metropolitan Police Department took precautions. , the deployment of the riot police was also lifted without any trouble.

The area around Shibuya Station in Tokyo was crowded with supporters who came to watch the match against Costa Rica on TV at restaurants on the night of the 27th.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department deployed riot police and DJ police from around 8:00 pm after the first half of the game, anticipating that there would be more crowds than at the match against Germany on the 23rd of this month. I was in charge of traffic control.

However, around 9:00 pm, when the match ended and Japan lost, many of the supporters who had been watching the game at restaurants began to return home early and headed for Shibuya Station following the guidance of the police.

After 9:30 pm, the crowd passed the peak, and the deployment of the riot police was lifted without any trouble.

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