At least nine people were injured, one critically, CNN reported. Hundreds were heading to the shrine to pray for good luck, heralding in the New Year.
Manchester itself was the scene of a suicide bomb attack in May 2017 that killed 22 people as they left an Ariana Grande concert.
The suspect, 21, Kazuhiro Kusakabe, was arrested and being questioned, Tokyo Metropolitan Police said on customary condition of anonymity.
Nine people were injured when a man rammed a van into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in Tokyo, Japanese authorities said.
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His intestine was pierced when a knife-wielding man stabbed and almost killed him, and today Bolsonaro wears a colostomy bag. Many of his stances have also caused alarm in his detractors, who fear an increase in violence - particularly by police.
Local media said a container with kerosene inside was found inside the rental vehicle.
But it was unclear whether he was making a statement against the death penalty in general or was targeting a specific execution.
A police spokesman said the driver had been detained but has not given out any further details on the identity of the suspect.
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Although the exact numbers haven't been revealed, the press release states millions more Amazon devices were sold this year. Amazon says it had a record-breaking holiday season this year, with more of its customers ordering items than ever before.
The street had been closed to traffic at the time because large crowds were expected in the area for New Year's Eve celebrations.
He has reportedly been arrested for "suspicion of attempted murder", and told officers after the attack that he was intentionally committing a terrorist attack.
Some media reports said the man had linked the attack to the executions in July of 13 members of the Aum Shinrikyo or Aum Supreme Truth cult, who were responsible for a 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway.
In a similar attack in 2008, a man who said he was exhausted of life drove a rental truck into a crowd of pedestrians in Tokyo before jumping out and stabbing several people.
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Annabel Jones , who has 20 Black Mirror executive producer credits to her name, fills the same role with Bandersnatch . The viewer gets about 10 to 15 seconds to make a choice, so you can factor that in to your calculations.