NHK led with a follow-up report on the mass stabbing incident in Kawasaki last week. TBS gave top coverage to an accident involving an automated train on the Yokohama Seaside Line. TV Asahi reported on former Vice Agriculture Minister Kumazawa’s fatal stabbing of his son on Saturday, while NTV reported on the stabbing of a man in his 70s by his grandson in Tokyo yesterday. Fuji TV gave top coverage to dash cam footage showing two cars driving on the sidewalk in Tokyo on May 26.
Major front-page items in national dailies included the growing popularity of mobile banking, major Japanese companies’ eagerness to hire digital savvy college graduates, and the Kantei’s alleged failure to produce the minutes of meetings between Prime Minister Abe and senior government officials.