Viewer sends human remains to Japan TV station

TOKYO--Japanese police are trying to identify cremated human remains that were mailed to the headquarters of a TV station by a viewer who was incensed at missing a cartoon.

A plastic bag containing ashes and shards of bone was delivered to TV Tokyo along with a note protesting TV Tokyo's decision to extend live coverage of the world table-tennis championships.

The viewer wrote that he had set his video to record the popular Inukami cartoon.

"Many of the people who watch our animated programs are very enthusiastic about them and we did receive a number of letters and e-mails complaining about our decision to continue the table-tennis coverage," said Tom Oki, a spokesman for the channel. "This one seems to have been a big fan of the show."

Police were called as soon as the bag was opened, Oki said, and the remains are being tested for DNA. He added that the police do not appear to be very optimistic that they will be able to identify the remains as the pieces of bone are quite small.

"We sometimes receive threatening letters and every once in a while a knife in the post, but I've never heard of human ashes being sent before," Oki said.

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i almost did the same thing when on Adult swim they didnt show the "Cowboy Funk" episode (for fears of whatever with the twin towers.
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Maybe we should try that 'cause they won't finish Inuyasha :-P
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Just a "wee" bit crazy if you ask me...
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Can you say "obsessed to the point they belong in a mental institution"?
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weird. And I thought I was insane...
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OMG! That is just stupid and crazy. Why would anyone do that?!
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Thats Just crazy. I Quess that person Doesn't Have a life???????
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Dude, if this keeps up, everyone will start to think anyone who likes anime is nuts and a killer!
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I hate when sports go long and mess up my DVR. I don't have any spare ashes, so I guess I will just complain to strangers online.
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crazy people
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Bad, bad, bad.
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I have never seen this show, but I doubt it is THAT serious... Although, tennis is kinda boring.
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that is just well...retarded
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Thats just nuts....
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