A 25-year-old Japanese man has been arrested on suspicion for targeting two Nintendo executives and threatening to take their lives. According to Sankei News, the man had allegedly sent death threats via Nintendo’s online inquiry form on his home computer, naming both executives – whose identities have remained anonymous – saying he was going to kill them “sooner or later”.
This morning, the man was arrested by Kyoto police and has since admitted to his actions. It has also been reported that the man allegedly wrote other death threats on the Nintendo site, which have now been tracked from the IP address on the suspect’s home computer. One of the threats stated:
I’d planted bombs at Nintendo headquarters, tomorrow afternoon they’re going to blow up, Nintendo go bankrupt.
Kyoto police are currently investigating other such incidents from September which could be connected.
obviously a disturbed man
Obviously a VERY disturbed person…..
Fuck you Japanese psychopath! I’m so relieved that this scum was caught! Why would anyone want to harm Nintendo?! Don’t they want to play Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, Smash Bros. Wii U, and Mario Kart 8 and Zelda Wii U?! Fuck you I hope you rot in prison motherfucker!
Whoa, let’s calm down….This guy was definitely a lot of cards short of a full deck and it’s good that they caught him. That being said, we should also feel bad for his family and hope that he sees the error of his ways
What the hell is that man’s problem Nintendo is too boss! Fuck you Japanese man who hates Nintendo!
No one has the right to take someone’s life, and most definitely the possibility to take other’s lives with their selfish vendettas. But you guys are sounding like mad groupies after learning your favorite band was threatened. Nintendo is a company, they don’t care about you, they care about your money and your continuing service, and they will try their best to release products that sell well but will not make everyone happy. I’m not excusing a psychopath from his possible killing spree, but you guys need to stop sounding like a bunch of ravenous freaks out for blood just because there’s a disturbed person after a company that really doesn’t give a shit about you.
Besides, Nintendo has a few golden eggs, but sometimes it feels everyone has these blinders over their eyes to stop them from thinking rationally and that most of the time they have been feeding you shit instead of masterpieces. Learn to think on your own two feet while out of the little box you live in, and stop being such immature retards.
Very disturbed japanese xbot…
you’re picture… it’s a ….
Penis, Weiner, Dildo, Cock, Wanker
Looks more like Bomberman riding a dune buggy to me. Guess who failed the Freudian test here?
im sorry. its just…
auto correct sucks -.-
I agree. I’m glad that the police arrested him.
Oh. o -o
Well, that sucks, there are more crazy people in Japan then over here in America, I suppose. :/
Glad he didn’t do anything rash, except send threats. o -o
Yeah, it could have been worse if he wasn’t apprehended.
Ah hahaha. Right. How many school shootings have there been this year in that arse backwards country of yours?
I don’t give a fuck about the school shootings.
They aren’t as bad as bombing a building….or I hope they aren’t.
is this a contest of “who’s living in the most violent country”?
sorry to break it down to you but on that count the US are gonna take the prize among first world countries
Wow, you win the stupid award!
It’s not about which is worse, both are extremely terrible equally, both bombing a building and shooting get people killed it doesn’t matter the means, if the end result is the same.
But i need my semi automatic bazooka for hunting.
Not even close…
Looks like someone needs to see Cat Mario and work out his frustrations…..
Haha, good one! Or maybe he needs to touch a fire flower, and throw fire into a pond until he runs out of steam. xD
I didn’t know Eczema was Japanese… huh.
lol good one
Beat me to it! :'(
I’m gonna shove a bomb up your ass.
lmao good one homie im dying laughing right now
@Sakuraimoar hahahaha nice xD
This is not acceptable!
Nobody threatens High Command and our empire without getting severely punished!
And those “bombs” are probably Xbox360 technology so they will malfunction…
But if the Xbox360s are in Nintendo headquarters… Oh man… this is terrible! What if the virsuses in the Xbox360s spreads to the new Wii Us! Someone call the Lord God, Shigeru… or maybe Reggie… Yeah you know what… just call Reggie. xD
Well it had to be some Xbot Assassin…
Sneaky ones they are…
But our Lord of War Regginator will deal with these fools soon enough…
Indeed! Then we shall all drink from the blood of the red rings of death.
May the power of the body be forever with Reggie.
Well our species filters the blood before drinking it though…
This is so fanboy-ish that it’s not funny anymore.
We’re just having some fun with the comments. Nothing really wrong with that. What’s really wrong is how the Japanese guy sent death threats to Nintendo.
Does this make anyone else think of Death Note?
I couldn’t agree more
lets sent the monolith squad
It probably was Satoru miyamoto under drugs
… Wrong name much… It’s Shigeru not Satoru… You’re probably thinking of Iwata.
somebody got fed up that wii u has no games
I bet it was Iceazeama.
You don’t need bombs to make Nintendo go bankrupt, you just need a Wii U…Zing!
Seriously though, I love the Wii U, and that is craaaaazy
I love my Wii U as well. My sister’s boyfriend got a PS4, and I honestly like my Wii U more. I like how with my most games I can play them, and watch TV at the same time. Miiverse just adds to the fun.
I think it’s time that people stepped back, and took a nice hard look at the Wii U, and noticed that it has more features (as far as I know) than the PS4, and XBone. Although I haven’t payed too much attention to the PS4 and XBone news, so I wouldn’t really know.
I got Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag for the Wii U last night, and I’m loving it.
Zdude you’re not a missionary for Nintendo. Calm down.
Yeah, I know that. I was just saying what I believe is true. You can like your favorite gaming console more than you like Nintendo. It’s completely up to you what you get, and like. Nobody can dicate that.
Sony is really desperate.
Yes, desperate even though the PS4’s NA launch trumped Wii U’s NA launch
So…. Is the Japanese man a Playstation Fan or XBOX fan?
Could be neither… He could just be someone who hates Nintendo, or believes that Nintendo has run its course, and will go bankrupt soon. Although I have faith in Nintendo to turn things around with the Wii U.
Would be laughable if it was an Ouyan…
Yeah, it would. Haha!
It is probably a REAL nintendo fanboy who couldnt stand that nintendo hasnt create an amazig new ip since pikmin.
So sad he didnt try Super Mario 3D World first he would probably change his mind if he had try it. NO one involved in such an amazig game deserve dead :(
Agreed. Console Wars are serious business but on the web, not as much in RL. I believe that he was probably an ex employee who was fired or someone who had placed a lot of stock in the Wii U sales or something. Either way I’m a fan of Sony and Nintendo so if we merge the names from the consoles,
(Titles that have apparently been given to each one)
Xbox Fans = Xbots
Sony Fans = Sonyans
Nintendo Fans = Nintendrones
I guess I would be a Sontendoyan! (I still like the Xbox, but I find it to be a weaker Playstation)
Yeah, I agree. The names are interesting nevertheless. I’d have to say that I’m both a Nintendo fanboy, and a Sony fanboy despite the fact that I have only Nintendo consoles.
Its Japan….I am going out on a limb here judging by the 404 Xbox units a week sold there, but an educated guess is Playstation Fan.
Boat, so he’ll be floating to jail, (couldn’t help it.)
Must be a microsoft employee from Japan
Maybe… What if his mission was to get caught by the police, so they would be distracted by searching for some “bomb,” or should I say, “Bob-omb.” Okay… okay… back to the main joke.. And while the police are searching for the bomb, someone from Microsoft hacks into Nintendo’s mainframe, and loads up a virus; thus deleting any information of any future Wii U updates, and completely ruins every Wii U in Japan, and then soon the world… Man this could be terrible. xD
All jokes aside, it’s probably some crazy person.
I love Nintendo….but there’s not much to ruin in Japan when it comes to WiiU.
It’s hurts…but it’s true.
Yeah, it does hurt. Nintendo is doing all they can do to boost sales, but sometimes I wonder if it’s a little too late. Oh, well… you never know. If I remember correctly the Wii U was out of pre-orders for a while before it was released, and now look at the sales. For all we know the same thing can happen to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. (Although I doubt Playstation 4 will fail too much.)
Sony fanboys are going to new extremes!
Whether it was a Sonyan or Xbot assassin sent to attack our empire, it doesn’t matter…
Soon we will have hundreds of bases all over the world!
And you act just like him, you fuckin fanboy.
You just exposed yourself for believing everything you read on the internet…
Must be tough knowing that you were born to be a retarded Xbot for all eternity…
Sorry but im not pledging alliance for consoles, cause i pledge alliance to the state of Rock & Roll, you fuckin bitch. Have fun in your non existing war.
Have fun with your even more dated alliance…
“dated”, that was good one. Rock & roll isnt never dated, bitch! So LETS ROCK&ROLL ALL NITE AND PARTY EVERYDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Exposed yourself as a fanboy…
I’m just so good at making people expose themselves…
You didnt expose anything and im not fanboy if i like Rock & Roll. Im not tryin destroy another genres.
Neither am I, what’s your point?…
“Nobody threatens High Command and our empire without getting severely punished!
And those “bombs” are probably Xbox360 technology so they will malfunction”
Dont tell me thats not fanboyish. You fuckin nazi.
It’s so sad that some of you still don’t get it…
Of course we get it, you’re a nazi.
I hate Nazis beyond words…
Someone who tooked gaming too seriously. Fanboy for sure. I feel ashamed to even admit playin games after this, seriously the whole gamin community is just a joke. Reactin like that because of plastic box. He really needs life.
It really sounds more like Eczeama…
I see my nickname for Icy has become popular, he must be so freakin pissed lol!
You have contributed to our empire beautifully…
tis my pleasure, finally I think we have put Eczema in his place, next we work on you thought, and last but certainly least, Patcher
Well as we have defeated countless of Sonyans, Xbots and even CPU Soldiers, the remaining leftovers will be a breeze…
Still hating this world, hoping it blows up soon. And if everyone die, nobody will miss anyone.
It soon will my friend…
Yes in your head.
We will see…
People that throw around that this guy has to be a PlayStation or Xbox fanboy are not a single bit better than him.
This so much this, the whole gamin community is just joke. Its not about games and having fun, its about “war between plastic”. The sad part is that most who behave like that are 20-30 years olds.
I’m not like that. I tend to be open minded between consoles. I wouldn’t mind giving the Xbox One or Playstation 4 a try, but sadly I only have Nintendo consoles. I do like playing Jak and Daxter. I’m only trying to have fun on the comments.
I do agree though… many people do go to the extreme of hating someone for liking another console. Console racism.
Yeah and then they think they are robots on mission, when in reality they are nothing more than jobless losers, trying to get meanin in their lifes.
… You just called the Gaming Community a joke, where 20-30 year old men fight, then you insult someone like a kid. What a hypocrite…
The funny part is, the one that you are referring to, made the 2 comments less than 7 minutes apart :)
Yeah, that’s true. Although those games could be used as inspiration for them to try to earn more money, because someday they won’t be able to afford the games they really want.
I guess you’re right… people act like they would die if they lost their favorite company. But luckily, there’s people like you (Z-Dude and Stonework) in the gaming community who don’t have a heart attack every time their console breaks.
I have a mini heart attack whenever a console I like breaks down, but I don’t really worry too much about it, and I try to keep it to myself for the most part. It is funny reading what people say to insult other companies though. It’s like reading a comic book without pictures, the other companies are the bad guys. xD
You can’t compare someone threatening to explode a company, to someone calling said person a fan boy. You are delusional.
Well he can but it would be a very idiotic comparison. It’s like comparing a guy who killed millions to a guy who drew harmless funny faces onto people’s faces; a retarded comparison. lol
Do you guys think he used to work with nintendo and was fired?
Our empire doesn’t fire anyone…
Maybe he was someone who leaked information. Nintendo seem pretty strict of people who release private business information
Which…is his fault really.
Still fucking crazy though.
If that’s so then it was justified cuz Nintendo rarely fires people.
Why use bombs? Just plug in a couple of PS4s and the whole building will be engulfed in flames after a couple of hours…
Even though it doesn’t make sense i still laughed.
Probably because PS4 is as a few people expected, very underwhelming.
Underwhelming enough for me to by an Xbox One for Killer Instinct, Forza and Dead Rising 3, they’re getting great reviews.
It makes sense, but obviously a bit too subtle for some..
No, not at all.
A good joke would be, well they could rebuild it using bricked PS4.
The issue is a HMDI port.
The consoles never “blew up”, or did anything that would be called “blowing up” like overheating like fuck.
That’s not a good joke.
Plus I never suggested that they blew up, they overheat, when things overheat then there’s a possibility of things catching fire. It’s a simple premise.
Don’t give them ideas…
What a fucking nutjob.
Like…what? Really? Some people are crazy but…at Nintendo?
“Grr why you make video games? So evil.”
I don’t get it -.-
I would make a fanboy joke but it wouldn’t be that funny, because i don’t even know if it would be true or not, and frankly id rather believe he was just pure crazy, not crazy and a fanboy, less of the bad videogame image publicity, the better.
Also, not the most important thing but LOL “Nintendo will go bankrupt”.
Mate…i don’t think so, that’s literally batshit insane.
nintendo has no creativity.
they will do whatever to get a headline these days, pathetic.
god cannot forgive those lame, un – creative, scam artists.
Mate…i know some of you are always grabbing at straws but….come on…really?
Why don’t you tip your fedora there? must be euphoric to be you.
He must have just learned that Microsoft bought out Rare.
…that’s not even funny.
“Rare” weren’t even Rare anyway. The only notable guy they got was Ken Lobb, who’s recent work was with Killer Instinct, and that game is fucking awesome.
Yeah, it sucks they have these Rare IP’s like Banjo, Perfect Dark ect and aren’t doing anything, but wait and see, they brought back KI, of all things, fighting games are pretty niche, platformers and shooters are prime for releases, i imagine they’re in the works.
As for Conker…well, Conker’s shit, so who gives a fuck. Nice slice of nostalgia…but that’s it.
My god… if only you had been there to say the same things to him, this situation may have been avoided entirely.
Well, aside from the fact i can’t speak Japanese, no-one knows why he threatened them anyway, considering he’s Japanese, he probably doesn’t give a shit about Rare anyway, so that’s the least plausible reason.
blah, blah, blah.
same old shit from the same old fools.
same old replies.
same old excuses.
same ols false hope for the sheeple.
i win, you loosers always loose.
Pretty much an angry Sony or Microsoft fanboy going to the extreme… such a shame.
blah, blah, blah.
same old replies.
same louse old statements.
same lame attitudes.
i win, loosers like you will always loose.
When you start hearing that people is doing The same thing to Sony this is the reason.
He must have been thinking of his mom. Its the only reason a waste of life like him exists, after all; bitch couldn’t keep her legs shut like she should have, and one desperate drunk in a club later, poof; preggers with a bastard.XD
is that your story? EXPOSED…………………
No, it’s yours.
GET SOME, BITCH!
Why do I think the man was a Sony or Microsoft fanboy?
His statement was a copy paste of what Sony fanboys have Ben saying resently.
must be a ps4 fan
Its fun to say which consoles best and go on and on about it, but we all have to remember not to take things to seriously. Its video games and entertainment, it something we do for fun (and some as a job).
Pretty sure that man was Ign’s local Sony fanboy Colin Moriarty.
Execute this bitch.
Im surprised that no pathetic troll has made a sick joke about how Nintendo should have been blown up, like Eczema or “you thought”
There’s time yet…
its sad when one’s optimism is dashed against the walls of society
You know why? Because everybody loves Nintendo but just don’t want to admit it.
its Michael Pachter on holiday
@thuggie fucking this XD
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Biggest Xbot/PSdrone evar.
Sounds like someone’s taking the console war a little too seriously…
I knew the console war was very fierce indeed, but NORA BATTY!! I never suspected that someone hated Nintendo this much!
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OH I SEE. THIS IS A BLACK ORIENTED SITE. FUCK YA’LL.
This is fucking crazy, what the hell is going on that people want to kill eachother.
first death treats to the creator of Call of Duty and now this?
I am so fucking happy that they caught him. If this were to happen, lord have mercy. I am worry as sick for the safety of all those people including our Beloved Papa Shigeru Miyamoto.
These fan boy wars are really getting intense.
Obviously a beyond fucking nut job anti-Nintendo couch potato bastard wants to blow up a HQ and kill executives and for what stupid ass reason is beyond me.
I hope this fuckhead rots in a Ward somewhere or deported out somewhere far away and then sent to a Ward to rot.
I like how we’re all talking tough when Sony and Microsoft have been slamming Nintendo into walls for the last year….well, Nintendo fans must stay strong I suppose. We still have the Wii U at least…
i will hunt down every xbot drone and speare no one
probably went mad because of fucking cat mario.
What :O Human can be really crazy sometimes.
He wanted Nintendo to be doomed so badly….
HAHAHA. That’s messed up. But maybe he just wanted Nintendo to fix their shit and put Online on their stuff. If that’s what needs to be done then lets all just make an angry mob and charge in their HQ and punch each employee in the face.
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probably a sony worker
Bowser wouldn’t have a job w/out Nintendo.
Nah just bomb him. His family did no wrong.
…. he probably was driven insane by the 3DS and it’s 3D functionalsitng.
It is a chaotic world out there. It is always best to stay in the Word of God and stay alert of these kind of people.
WOW WHAT THE FUCK?! i’m so glad this crazy fucking bastard got catch rot in jail you crazy fucker
Why would ANYONE want to bomb Nintendo? What was his motives? Was he fired from Nintendo and trying to get revenge? Or was he just a random psychopath?
He was a Microsoft fanboy. Trying to end nintendo to give the Xbox one a better chance!
Oh those crazy Microsoft fanboys. Takin their FPSs tooo seriosuly.
Their more desperate then ever. Guess after a stunt like that Nintendo is really gonna keep a close eye on everything huh?
LOL, Nintendo go bankrupt.
I was blown away by this piece of news. Thanks, I had a blast reading it! I re fuse to accept that kind of behavior. That man blows. I hope he’s ready for prison time, it’s gonna be da bomb! On other news: bussiness is still booming with the 3DS.
To think that some Japanese would actually threaten that though… I know they do stuff far beyond some other countries but I guess they’re just like the rest of us. Well still better than some people.
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Isis wannabe idiot! XD
He went full retard.