List of massacres in Japan

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Japan:

Name Date Location Perpetrator Deaths Notes
Shinano River incident July 1922 Shinano River Okura zaibatsu 26 Documentation on death incomplete
Tsuyama massacre May 21, 1938 Tsuyama Mutsuo Toi 30 3 injured
Sakamoto family murder November 4, 1989 Yokohama Aum Shinrikyo 3
Matsumoto incident June 27–28, 1994 Matsumoto Aum Shinrikyo 8 200+ injured
Tokyo subway sarin attack March 20, 1995 Tokyo Aum Shinrikyo 12 1,050 injured
Shimonoseki Station massacre September 29, 1999 Shimonoseki Yasuaki Uwabe 5 10 injured
Setagaya family murder December 30, 2000 Setagaya Unknown 4 Perpetrator never caught
Osaka school massacre June 8, 2001 Ikeda Mamoru Takuma 8 15 injured
Myojo 56 building fire September 1, 2001 Shinjuku Unknown 44 Perpetrator never caught
Akihabara massacre June 8, 2008 Chiyoda Tomohiro Katō 7 10 injured
Osaka Movie Theater fire [1] October 1, 2008 Osaka Unknown 15 Perpetrator's name never revealed to the public.
Sagamihara stabbings July 26, 2016 Sagamihara Satoshi Uematsu 19 26 injured

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