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7jaws7



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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 12:54 am Reply with quote
Some people just want to watch the world burn Sad
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MarshalBanana



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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 2:28 am Reply with quote
So was there any motive or was this just a copycat crime.
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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 3:22 am Reply with quote
Could be an aggrieved gacha or character merch zealot. I mean, it's a heinous way to deal with it and they're totally misdirecting the anger.

Still, the prices of figures over the last five years comes to mind... Mad
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Whitestrider



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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 7:41 am Reply with quote
Probably it wasn't a serious threat, but you can never be sure...the problem is when they don't send you anything before striking.
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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 9:35 am Reply with quote
Hopefully they take this seriously.
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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 1:20 pm Reply with quote
I bet she was angry because Wit Studio didn't work on AoT's final season...
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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 1:34 pm Reply with quote
Jeez, it's tough reading news about possible arson and anime studios, but I'm glad they took it seriously and arrested the woman.
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Lynx Raven Raide



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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2021 4:39 pm Reply with quote
Hurricane Butterfly wrote:
I bet she was angry because Wit Studio didn't work on AoT's final season...
Or she didn't like the look of the final season and threatened the wrong studio
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Gemnist



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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 3:51 am Reply with quote
BrainBlow wrote:
Hopefully they take this seriously.


Japan in general takes violent crime extremely seriously, largely because it is so rare there to begin with. I wouldn't surprised if this mere attempt shuts down the entire surrounding neighborhood at the least.
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BrainBlow



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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2021 9:16 am Reply with quote
Gemnist wrote:
BrainBlow wrote:
Hopefully they take this seriously.


Japan in general takes violent crime extremely seriously, largely because it is so rare there to begin with. I wouldn't surprised if this mere attempt shuts down the entire surrounding neighborhood at the least.

Eh. The Kyoto animation fire bomber had actually sent threats before he did it, and it was not treated particularly seriously.
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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2021 12:24 pm Reply with quote
BrainBlow wrote:
Gemnist wrote:
BrainBlow wrote:
Hopefully they take this seriously.


Japan in general takes violent crime extremely seriously, largely because it is so rare there to begin with. I wouldn't surprised if this mere attempt shuts down the entire surrounding neighborhood at the least.

Eh. The Kyoto animation fire bomber had actually sent threats before he did it, and it was not treated particularly seriously.

Considering what a national catastrophe that was, I wouldn't be surprised if they punish her severely for similar threat. An she deserves that - she must have knew the terrible outcome of the previous fire and still tough it was good idea to threaten other people, some of them probably knew the victims themselves.
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