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University student arrested over movie theater bomb threat

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A male university student has been arrested for posting on Twitter that he had planted bombs at a movie theater in Tokyo.

Police identified the suspect as Fumiya Otaki, a 22-year-old student who resides in Shibata, Niigata Prefecture, Fuji TV reported. According to police, Otaki tweeted “I have planted bombs all over the floor" to a movie theater in Shinjuku Ward in March. Police searched the theater, but no bombs were found.

At the time, the theater was planning to screen "Precure," a very popular anime among young girls, two days after the tweet was received. Otaki was quoted by police as saying “I love this anime, but as I was looking at the characters in the anime, I started to get jealous over how positive the characters are.”

Police said Otaki has admitted to sending the tweet and has been charged with obstruction of business operations.

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The excuses are getting lamer and lamer. Get a life.

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“I love this anime, but as I was looking at the characters in the anime, I started to get jealous over how positive the characters are.”

Geezus, people in this country are getting weirder and weirder...

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Let's see how much "time" he gets for obstructing business operations, compared to the lady who killed her two children and got none.

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Let's see how much "time" he gets for obstructing business operations, compared to the lady who killed her two children and got none.

You don't suppose there's a reason for that do you?

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“I love this anime, but as I was looking at the characters in the anime, I started to get jealous over how positive the characters are.”

Aha. Sounds like he is an anime-otaku or animaniac, if you will. I know somehow what computer geeks feel. But when it comes to anime-otakus, they're beyond my comprehension. Let alone the otaku this time.

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Kinda reminds me of an old Furuhata Ninzaburō episode in which a bomb expert who taught at a university decided to bomb a Ferris Wheel in a amusement park because it blocked the view of a university watchtower he liked. The only time in which Furahata-san assualted (heck, he "bitchslapped" the bitch!) a suspect in the series!

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Perhaps this gomzoid would like free electro- therapy treatments-I promise , you'll love it .

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i suggest that the suspect might send to the mental hospital, maybe he had psychological disorder, his reason is not be accepted as a normal person, just only for an anime, my goodness! thats stupidity!

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