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Japanese Man Burns Down House After Mom Trashes His Gundam Girlfriends

gundam action figureThirty-year-old Yoshifumi Takabe did what any emotionally repressed nerd might do when his mother, with whom he lived, threw out some of his robot action figures. He burned down the house. Takabe, who says he became suicidal after losing the Gundam 'bots that he considered his life partners, just plead guilty in Kobe District Court for setting the blaze in 2009.

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