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  • Police arrest teen for bomb threats against Love Live! Sunshine!! concerts

    We’ve said it time and time again, that Love Live! has one of the most loyal and dedicated fandoms in the world. However, the franchise also has a bad reputation among other anime fans, with many female otaku refusing to even date male Love Livers. And now, one high school student from Okayama prefecture has posted bomb threats against Love Live! concerts. Of course, police arrested him afterwards.



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    The suspect is a 17-year old third year student, who the Okayama Police charged of obstruction of Business. He allegedly posted in a social media site that he will bomb Love Live! Sunshine!! concerts in Tokorozawa. According to police, he specifically targeted the “Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 3rd Love Live! Tour ~Wonderful Stories~” concerts from 9th-10th June at the MetLife Dome in Tokorozawa City. His messages threatened that there will be a series of explosions during those concerts.

    The suspect also allegedly posted photographs and videos of bomb-like objects which e wrapped together with tape. Luckily, the suspect confessed to the allegations and said that he only wanted attention. However, even if it was just a joke, police do take these things seriously, and that’s why they arrested him.

    Sources: Asahi ShimbunMainichi Shimbun

     



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