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Apple fuhrer Steve Jobs is reportedly enraged at having his ninja aspirations denied by Japanese customs, after they stymied his efforts to take shuriken out of the country on his private jet.

As retaliation he threatened he would “never come to a country like this again!”

According to reports in rag Spa!, Steve Jobs and his family paid a secret visit to Japan in July, arriving in Jobs’ private jet at Kansai Internaional Airport for a typical tourist itinerary, paying a visit to Kyoto.

On arriving at the airport for his return journey, he was apparently outraged at having to declare his newly acquired shuriken to customs, protesting “Who would be so stupid as to commit terrorism on their own jet?!” and “I’ll never come to a country like this again!”

Presumably he is unaware of the humiliating rigours of travelling peasant-class on a normal airliner – restrictions in no small part the result of American aviation policy.

Meanwhile there appear to be those who would be quite happy if he were to carry out his threat:

“Don’t come again!”

“Quit pretending you’re a state guest – if you don’t come again, that’s fine!”

“Idiots who can’t even respect the laws of other countries had better not come here again!”

“Bringing his own shuriken to the airport and then getting enraged about it. This Apple cult leader is a pretty cool guy.”

“The reason they’re so strict is because of the terrorism in your own damn country!”

“That baldie’s as intolerant as ever I see.”

“Those Yanks think they can do whatever they like, don’t they?”

“This is Japan, if you want you can go and wave guns around in your own country!”

“Shuriken – haha. Honestly those foreigners really love that samurai/ninja stuff…”

“It’s Spa, they are probably blowing this way out of proportion.”

“Why’d he even have to buy something like that in Japan?”

“Just which country’s fault is it security became so tight?”

“Does baldie think just because he has his own jet he can fill it with drugs and weapons and go wherever he likes?”

“Letting someone like this have shuriken – no wonder they were concerned about terrorism…”

“Make no mistake, he’ll be back.”


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    Avatar of Daiyousei
    Comment by Daiyousei
    12:56 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Declaring a country as anathema because one guy didn't bend the rules for you is kind of immature...

    To be fair, though, this really probably is being blown way out of proportions.

    Comment by Dark Mage
    09:19 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well this shit is hardly unique to Japan try dealing with US customs agents and airport security.

    He should have mailed them to himself.

    It is blown very far out of proportion and the remark was probably something Jobs said in a moment of rage but does not really mean.

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    Comment by Tomoya-san
    12:39 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    One man who didn't like the customs won't come back ever.Oh no,the tourism industry is so doomed.*sarcasm*

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:35 03/07/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Does Japan even have a tourist industry? They REALLY don't attempt to appeal or cater to the foreign tourists.

    Comment by Anonymous

    Actually its a PR thing, famous people can damage the way a country is seen. I hate Apple products but i cant deny its presence in the market and its social power.

    too those who don't understand, he pretty much famous on the tech industry and to most iPhone/Pod/Pad people.

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    Comment by TehBoringOne
    13:18 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Stupid fool...

    It is a sad day when I agree with every 2ch post translated...

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:33 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    who are the morons that actually believe this story? people believe anything these days. steve is a secret otaku...that is why their visit was secret.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, it is stated in airports around the world, at least the countries I had visited already, "Weapons are strictly prohibited when boarding the plane." Regardless if it is a private jet or not. He should have learned to read and follow the rules before he even decided going emo for his poor shuriken.

    And the people who reasoned out terrorism on him, that was stupid! Who indeed would want to terrorize their own private jets, they should have told him that it's the standard operating procedure in the airport so it would shut him up...

    Seriously, just because you're rich and famous doesn't mean you should already be above the law... [-_-]

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:20 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    “It’s Spa, they are probably blowing this way out of proportion.”

    He/she has a point. You don't have to look far to find a story that's been inflated beyond reason.

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    Comment by brningpyre
    12:21 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Steve Jobs has always considered himself above other, merely mortal, folks.

    This is hardly surprising.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:39 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Steve Jobs has his head so far up his ass he can see what he had for breakfast. I'm quite happy that I don't own any Apple products.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:44 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Private jet? GO FUCK YOURSELF

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:35 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I agree
    Private jet? GO FUCK YOURSELF
    Private jet? GO FUCK YOURSELF
    Private jet? GO FUCK YOURSELF
    Private jet? GO FUCK YOURSELF

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    Comment by Ben
    09:04 17/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm sure your opinion would change really damn fast if you suddenly got a private jet.

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    Comment by Ota-Kool
    16:27 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wonder if I buy a wooden sword like used by Saeko(of Highschool of the dead feme fatale) from a souvenir shop in Japan and come to the airport would I be treated as a Terrorist? If that so they must ban cripple people carrying a wooden cane. LOL

    Comment by Dark Mage
    08:56 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Jobs may be a douche but I support his view that this is bullshit.
    This problem is not just in Japan it's in most of the world.

    Airport security and customs agents are pretty much useless oxygen thieves no matter where you go.

    They'll hassle you over the stupidest shit imaginable yet they don't stop the tidal wave of illegal drugs or dangerous counterfeit merchandise.

    BTW there never was a case of airport security or customs preventing an act of terrorism so think about that.

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    Comment by Ben
    09:03 17/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're awfully harsh on people made to do a job, and it's not like you can stop all illegal wares without completely tearing apart everyone's luggage.

    Also that last bit is completely idiotic. No airport security, anywhere, has ever stopped a terrorist activity? Jesus, you'd think there'd be a 9/11 every few days.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:29 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Uguu~ they took mai shuriken away, now I can't be a real ninja! Q__Q"

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    Comment by Ben
    15:05 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    He should have earned the right to use that thing by using ninja skills to get it through.

    Seriously though, couldn't you just order a shuriken easily online?

    Comment by PhillB
    15:18 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I somehow support him, but not for his same reasons.

    Although Japan is a very nice touristic destination, it is actually one of the latest place in the world I would like to for business making.

    I don't see myself in Japan again for a long time. Probably never.

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    Comment by PrinceHeir
    11:57 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    “That baldie’s as intolerant as ever I see.”
    “Those Yanks think they can do whatever they like, don’t they?”

    what a dumbass no wonder why people hate foreigners. if your a guest from another country you are expected to follow the rules of the country you are visiting, no matter who the fuck you are.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:45 02/07/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Tell that too "bed sheets" and Terrorists.

    Nuff said :/

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:00 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    A Shuriken?! What a fucking tool. With all of that money, you'd think he'd buy an authentic Edo period sword.

    As for him never visiting Japan again, good! Maybe Japan will stop taking several rounds of hot foam from his cock, after this.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:45 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You have to admit it's pretty funny that they wouldn't let him take it on his own plane, though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:41 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    for crying out loud... okay he didt get some ninja thing past customs... haters are hatein and so on..

    guys a rich person is the same as you (just with a whole lot of cash)

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:18 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    its japan's fault for inventing shuriken.

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    Comment by kisukesword
    09:33 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is pretty dumb. To those saying, "Why a shuriken?", well wouldn't it make a pretty cool souvenir, especially since it's a very Japan-related item? Come on, use some logic here.

    And all the hate flying around is pretty funny. I wonder how everybody would be reacting if, say, it was Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer who was in this situation. I'm no Apple fanatic, but seriously, put down the haterade.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:00 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Japan's heavy handed racism STRIKES AGAIN!

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:57 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Only a small part of Japan is actually racist its just that the ones who are racist tend to believe they are speaking for everyone else because of a certain nuking incident

    2chan is 95% racist though

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:40 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They were racist long before that. Japan taught them that is Japan was invaded, all of the foreigners would rape and kill their children, etc. So when GIs began to enter towns, women & children jumped off cliffs.

    And before that, they tried their hardest to prevent foreigners from entering their country, using technology that was 300 years behind the rest of the world.

    Japan; isolation & xenophobia are second nature

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:23 03/07/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    NOTHING HAS CHANGED IN JAPAN FOR 300 YEARS.

    ITS STILL IN FEUDAL TIMES.....

    COPS STROLL ABOUT LIKE SAMURAI..

    PEOPLE FOLD OR GET MUTILATED IN THE BUREAUCRACY.

    STEVE IS LUCKY HE DID NOT GET ARRESTED FOR

    BEING ON THE SAME STREET AS 13 YR OLD

    STUDENTS/PROSTITUTES...

    triti

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:07 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    As much as I hate Jobs and Apple is one of the most evil computer companies next to Microsoft, the trolls in Japan can laugh it up all they want.

    But at the end of the day, some corporate representative from Japan is going to have to personally deliver those shuriken and then openly admit that his penis is smaller than Steve Jobs' penis. The representative will beg for forgiveness and then Jobs will demand to be blown first, because he deserves it!

    Don't deny it, you fucking know it is true.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:32 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    None of the comments were racist or offensive, seriously you sensitive people need to get a life.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    you are correct.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:41 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Steve jobs; dishing out hot foam since 1985

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:14 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is typical Gaijin.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:43 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    typical weaboo; relying on the handful of jap words he learned watch a-ni-mai.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:43 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What is a-ni-mai?

    Comment by Anonymous
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    Comment by VillainousHanacha
    10:31 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What the fuck is this shit?

    Is this some kind of weird, failed trolling attempt on the part of Jobs?

    This definitely takes the cake of weird shit I've heard today.

    But I must admit, I find this unbelievably hilarious

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:02 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    wat a tool. but the iphone is great =]

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:26 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh, he's the one who's stupid. i don't know Apple's CEO likes ninjas

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:41 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    OMG it's the end of i-crap export to japan....and its alll thx to Naruto xd

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:57 14/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ahahahaah bwahaha XD

    I gnored!

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:15 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    There is a new News Article made by Apple saying it wasn't Steve Jobs but that his plane was there the day the Airport in Japan stopped a small private plane with said items. Looks like damage control is already under way. My guess is like the other guy above said, someone from Japan is on the way to Jobs house with a pouch full of throwing stars for Jobs to have.

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    Comment by Ushiromiya Reiji
    21:10 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    "This Apple cult leader is a pretty cool guy.”

    eh brings shurikens to airports and doesn't afraid of anything?

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:15 16/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    XD Wow he's retarded

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:46 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    story is fake
    nuff said

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    Comment by Ward
    14:46 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    *Story Update*
    Apple has done a press release saying this never happened

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:04 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Compared to Jobs, some 2ch people in this thread also referred to "Linus"(the founder of the Linux) .
    http://livedoor.2.blogimg.jp/dqnplus/imgs/c/0/c09d9b16.jpg
    (This picture was probably taken in Akihabara.)

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:03 15/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    HA,what an idiot.

    We Japanese pet peeve is GAIJIN who don't follow rules.
    OK,don't come to Japan ever again.
    thx

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:19 16/09/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe not everyone wants to be a sheep.

    You're just butt sore because the gaijin soiled your public bath again.








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