Man Attempts to Rob Manga Cafe

ANN reports that ealier this week, a man named Makoto Kawai attempted to rob a manga cafe in the Asakusa area of Tokyo around midnight, but was arrested by the police:

On Tuesday, a young man was arrested by police in the Asakusa area of Tokyo for the attempted robbery of one of the manga cafes where he occasionally stayed. The suspect, Makoto Kawai, allegedly entered the cafe after midnight and, threatening the counter clerk with a razor cutter, demanded 1 million yen. The police were called, and the suspect was arrested at the scene.