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Japanese Woman Charged with Plotting to Kill over Manga Collection (Updated)

posted on 2008-10-03 15:08 EDT

A 36-year-old unemployed Japanese women was charged on Wednesday for allegedly asking for help in killing her parents, after they had asked her to clear out part of her manga collection from their home. According to the police investigation, she had written on the 2channel forum on September 7 at around 11:30 a.m. that she wanted to kill her parents. She had taken up three rooms of her parents' home with several thousand manga volumes and numerous video tapes. She is the second oldest daughter, and her parents had asked her to clear out one room for the 40-year-old oldest daughter to move back in. Her post was seen and then reported to the authorities.

Source: Jiji Press, Sankei Shimbun via The Herald Sun

Update: Sankaku Complex links to the original 2channel thread with the post.


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