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NEWS: Male Teen Arrested for Threatening Love Live! Fans on Twitter


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Nooble5



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:17 am Reply with quote
"Upon his arrest, he said in a deposition, "I like the anime too, but I hated how badly other fans behaved." "

Already jumping the bandwagon. That has got to be awkward for being arrested for making threats to Love Live...
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RikudoAkatsuki



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:20 am Reply with quote
Typical one piece fans Rolling Eyes
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Saku-dono



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:20 am Reply with quote
Just scary... The LL fad has too many twisted plots, I just hope it ends soon.
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razisgosu



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:32 am Reply with quote
Good, threats need to be taken seriously.
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wastrel



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:33 am Reply with quote
I'm going to one of the Love Live movie openings here in the states on the 12th. I hope I'm not knifed to death. Or anythinged to death, really.
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Shirohae



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:45 am Reply with quote
I ain't even mad at him, like seriously, what is so good about Love Live? The fact that they're a bunch of little girls people getting turned on by that?? ugh. Even worshipping them is going too FAR!
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CallumKeyblade



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:57 am Reply with quote
Shirohae wrote:
I ain't even mad at him, like seriously, what is so good about Love Live? The fact that they're a bunch of little girls people getting turned on by that?? ugh. Even worshipping them is going too FAR!


He threatens to kill people and you're okay with that? I'm sorry but the person with questionable morals is you and not Love Live! fans. Love Live! is one of the least fanservice-y idol anime in existence so your anger seems misplaced. Love Live! is a well made, feel good show about following your dreams. There may be done dodgy fans who act inappropriately but pretty much every anime has these sorts of fans.
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Araki



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:15 am Reply with quote
CallumKeyblade wrote:
He threatens to kill people and you're okay with that? I'm sorry but the person with questionable morals is you and not Love Live! fans.


Except this nut job said he's a fan too. that doesn't help the case. Laughing
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smokeyjoey8



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:30 am Reply with quote
wastrel wrote:
I'm going to one of the Love Live movie openings here in the states on the 12th. I hope I'm not knifed to death. Or anythinged to death, really.


I'm going to the 10 P.M. showing on 9/11 in Downtown Los Angeles. I imagine getting stabbed or anythinged to death there will be a real possibility. And it probably won't even be because I like Love Live!.
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Somer-_-



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:35 am Reply with quote
People who scatter leaflets in the theater and step on them need to die? What?
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Hameyadea



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:39 am Reply with quote
quoting the young male, ANN wrote:
"I'll kill every last Love Live! fan in this country with my own hands. Love Live! fans trick you, and are anti-social like the people who scatter leaflets in the theater and step on them. I can't allow people like that to live. I will surely kill them."


Reminds me of some of the rallies where they claim that a sect of the population is trying to undermine some aspect of the daily lives ("they support anarchy," "their only desire is to want us suffering," "they are aiding the enemy.")
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Arale Kurashiki



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:42 am Reply with quote
Well, I'm glad the guy was arrested. Even though I'm very uncomfortable with Love Live and its fans, threats like this being handled efficiently is something that is quite important. ...I really hope this franchise dies down sooner or later.

Relatedly, let's not make out Love Live's fandom to be pure and innocent themselves just because a dangerous person threatened them. Bad people being against other bad people doesn't make them good.
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TsukasaHiiragi



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:45 am Reply with quote
I guess I shouldn't post some of my love live items then.... /hides
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championferret



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:46 am Reply with quote
Somer-_- wrote:
People who scatter leaflets in the theater and step on them need to die? What?

I came here to say just that, its such a bizarrely specific analogy I dont even know what it means.
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Zoneflare



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:03 am Reply with quote
Shirohae wrote:
I ain't even mad at him, like seriously, what is so good about Love Live? The fact that they're a bunch of little girls people getting turned on by that?? ugh. Even worshipping them is going too FAR!

You can really say that about any franchise that has a fanbase.
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