The sordid details of the case of an otaku, Takanori Hoshijima, who obsessed over the prospect of creating a sex slave, and then attempted to carry out this deranged plan by kidnapping and violating a lady into submission, instead botching it and murdering and dismembering her, made much of his otaku proclivities.
He was said to play eroge constantly and even to have published his own doujinshi, under the title of “Masa ni Gaidou” – “Truly Depraved”.
The cover to the doujinshi, a volume focusing on the violation and bondage of an OS-tan, is visible above, as it is still listed (but out of stock) in certain online retailers. The author is listed as 寝ろ / Nero (Sleep!).
Unsurprisingly for a title whose circulation was likely in the double digits, we do not have any further details; possibly the title is now a macabre collector’s item?
The doujinshi, the killer, and his victim:
Additionally, we learn that the killer was an active participant in 2chan (“Futaba Channel” – not the same as 2ch), the direct equivalent of, and inspiration to 4chan…