The famous Japanese actor and director Takeshi Kitano, after leaving a TV show, was attacked by a person carrying a shovel and a knife, without causing any injuries.
The Japanese public channel, NHK, reported that Kitano was leaving the headquarters of the private TBS channel, after participating in a live program, and the assailant, a forty man, rushed towards the director’s car, and began striking with the pickaxe, which It damaged the glass and other parts of it.
The man was immediately arrested and questioned by the police, who refused to comment on the incident.
Kitano, 74, is known abroad for his films full of tormented characters and violent events in the Japanese mafia. He is also known as an internationally popular TV presenter and actor.