Touhou Otaku “Threatened To Burn Seiyuu Alive”


A Touhou otaku has been arrested for threatening to pour kerosene on a young woman who’s voice work in a doujin video apparently did not meet the standards and style he expected of Reimu-portrayal.

The 26-year-old Aichi prefecture NEET made a series of posts to 2ch in which he threatened by name a 22-year-old part-time seiyuu, saying he would “douse her in kerosene and watch her fry.”

His anger apparently stemmed from the amateur voice work she did for a MikuMiku Dance level CG video posted on NicoNico Douga.

In other posts he made he said she “has totally damaged the character” and “deserves divine retribution,” and seems to have been behind a one-man campaign to defame her and leak her personal information as widely as possible.

He admits the offence, and now faces charges of intimidation.

The case also seems to highlight 2ch’s smoothly operating conveyor belt running from otaku bedrooms to police cells – a post made late in the afternoon of the 14th saw him locked up and national news by the morning of the 16th.

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    Avatar of fxc2
    Comment by fxc2
    12:58 20/06/2014 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    He totally forgot to hide behind 7 proxies. What a noob.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:18 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    He also forgot to get the help of Wizard Aliens who would have given him an 8th proxy, a proxy of such power he'll never be traced.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:14 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    he forgot to cover or hide his face with a mask while posting his messages.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:39 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You are speaking entry level proxies, my friend. You don't have very much faith in the younger crowd!

    Avatar of Dark Mage
    Comment by Dark Mage
    10:07 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    He forgot to use TOR.

    Avatar of Falos
    Comment by Falos
    13:35 20/06/2014 # ! Quality (+0.8)

    Couldn't he just leave a "wow what a shitty voice job" like the rest of us?

    Incidentally, I'll have to remember this for the Social Justice Blogger types who think critique and cynicism are srs busns.


    Comment by Anonymous
    00:19 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe all that KNN Aneki stuff on Nico got into his head.

    KNN Aneki has become some sort of a minor meme on Nico ever since the hilariously bad doujin voice work were featured as the voice track for some guy's MMD animation, which was no doubt made in the spirit of mocking the voice actresses. It has reached a point where many videos featuring Reimu had tags 'KNN Aneki', much in the same vein as Marisa and 'Ma-su Aneki'.

    Maybe he got sick and tired of seeing those people mocking his favorite character in such a way. In that respect, Americans ain't that much better either. Didn't Ben Affleck get death threats too for playing upcoming Batman movie?

    Avatar of Tetra
    Comment by Tetra
    12:58 20/06/2014 # ! Good (+0.7)

    Crazies like that guy give all otaku a bad image... We're not all crazy!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:54 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    most of you are though..

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:00 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    fuck off the otaku universe

    Comment by Anonymous

    so what if we are crazy, atleast we are not criminals

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:55 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)


    Comment by Anonymous
    19:03 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    >otaku was never a good word to begin with
    >self-proclaiming as an otaku

    top kek

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:05 22/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Trying to greentext on Sankaku? Okay...

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    Comment by Falos
    14:55 23/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    GTS has been a standard quote denotation since the days of newsgroups. Decades later emails are still coded to quote with greater-than-symbols appended. I hope you don't credit twitter with the above addressee line, either.

    On the other hand GP post was also doing that tired, inarticulate bullet shit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:33 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    He was retard anyway.
    Making treats because you don't like some video?
    Making treats while looking like you mean it?
    Making treats on 2ch?
    Making treats while posting from your real IP
    Making treats so soon after that shit with AKB?
    He deserve every single year in prison he will get.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:40 20/06/2014 # ! Good (+0.8)

    I'll assume that you really meant treats since you said it five times in the same post. I personally love treats.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:39 20/06/2014 # ! Good (+0.6)

    I love treats.

    Comment by Anonymous
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    Comment by wiredcore
    20:23 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    he must be a very good guy to make treats for everything he hates

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:49 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    I'd like a treat.

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    Comment by cats2
    00:09 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Everybody loves cake.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:14 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    isn't it means freedom of expression?

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:06 22/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Treat level is over 9000!

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:45 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    "she “has totally damaged the character”"
    Is it even possible to damage character which characteristics are made up by the community.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:05 22/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    NICE. Love seeing these idiots put to justice. Sounds like something 4chan would say and how SWEET it IS to see these ridiculous no-cocked one man armies put down!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:42 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    That seiyuu obviously used one of her bombs. She won't get lucky the next time though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:42 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I can understand being annoyed if a voice doesn't suit a character, or just done poorly, but death threats? Leaking personal information so people can harass the voice actor?

    No excuses, this psycho deserves to be locked up.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:27 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Her name is Rio Hazuna.

    Cookie☆ (クッキー☆) is a nickname given to a fanmade animated drama “Marisa and Alice’s cookie kiss” (魔理沙とアリスのクッキーKiss), which features many girl characters from Touhou Project voiced by Her.

    This video gets a cult following among fanatics of the Japanese gay porn. They filled comments in the video with dirty jokes, and began making many parody videos including sexual contents taken from gay porn videos.

    Since then She become target for online mockeries, harassment, insult, persecution, bullying, mockery, & threat by these fanatics.

    These gay fanatics are seen by others normal Japaneses as dirty scum although. They are seen as being worse than dirtiest western "/b/tards" in Japan.

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    Comment by Fonzer
    07:13 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    "They filled comments in the video with dirty jokes, and began making many parody videos including sexual contents taken from gay porn videos."

    I wish they stopped doing that in otomads,i mean it rarely sounds good especially the japanese gay porn one though some otomads with that gay porn are acceptable because it sounds okay but seriously it usually ruins the whole otomad vid for me when they show it and it doesn't sound as good as anime or this doujin style vids pics voices,gachimuchi is in it's own league and can be acceptable.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:51 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    These damn shitty part time seiyuu!

    Why I'll...I' for office, get elected president and pass a bill authorizing Japan to produce nuclear armaments! Just watch me! Now the entire world shall know the suffering of my soul caused by an improper voice role for a favorite anime character.

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    Comment by cpc65
    06:57 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You guys need to start treating these creepy obsessive otakus the same way that Salem, Massachusetts treated "witches" in he 1600's.

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    Comment by Shaolan-kun
    16:52 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I am a proud Touhou fan and this guy is a complete retard! Lock him in jail and throw away the key.

    P.S. I agree her voice is nowhere fit to the character (she also speaks "da ze", is it a parody?), but this is no excuse for threatening the poor girl.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:03 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Octopi
    17:08 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    such a sleazeball should rot in a cell. what kind of
    damaged mind can think such a stupidity is necessary just because he disliked the seiyuu's performance?
    really it takes a severely damaged and traumatized

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:56 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    i dont understand.
    why is it even a problem when it isnt even canon to begin with?

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:27 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    heh. Reminds me of how alot of people dont enjoy englished dubbed media. Not every voice actor is good or bad, it doesn't give the right to harass them, despite our own preference.

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    Comment by Octopi
    17:13 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    indeed, you can simply say I don't like the voice acting, and try to find and alternative, like reading subtitles instead.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:16 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah... It's certain pretty terrible work on Reimu...

    Then again, the only other time I heard Reimu was when she's voiced by Nakahara Mai...

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:37 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I was actually hoping the headline was about Mai Nakahara, as I really can't stand her voice, especially when she starts getting all screaming and screechy, which she does in every role she plays. Fingernails on a chalkboard.

    I wouldn't go so far as to start threatening to burn anybody alive, though. Just downvote the video and move on with your life, buddy.

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    Comment by Mizuumi-san
    13:06 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    her voice just doesn't fit reimu BUT! she is good and can work with other characters

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:12 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No she's not. She does not know what "diction" means and her acting is absolutely monotone, just trying to cram as many lines as possible in the minimum time possible. But her voice is not bad, I'd send her back to seiyuu school and give her a narration course and then she probably could land some pro level jobs...

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:06 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Can't stand her for more than a minute. Her voice is very annoying.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:29 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    He would've then fucked her corpse.

    Because it's tradition in Japan!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:54 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    What, you saying you wouldn't fuck a corpse if you found one?

    Come on...

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:18 21/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    He is a closet necrophile.

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    Comment by Dark Mage
    13:59 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    It' wasn't that bad though I think her voice would be a better fit for Marisa.

    Avatar of コマエダ・ナギト
    15:24 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Okay, I can accept his feeling, but not his action.
    Patience is must.

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    Comment by ChipPanDanChan
    16:40 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    What, like, wait for a better time to make the threats? Where does patience come in?

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    Comment by Octopi
    17:13 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    indeed, you can simply say I don't like the voice acting, and try to find and alternative, like reading subtitles instead.

    Avatar of Octopi
    Comment by Octopi
    17:14 20/06/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    -Where does patience come in?

    Maybe in waiting for a better dub?

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