Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: ‘Otaku Killer’ Tsutomu Miyazaki Kills his First Victim

Miyazaki killed four-year-old Mari Konno, on August 22, 1988, taking her into a park, photographing her, and strangling her. He would kill three more girls before being caught. This cannibalistic necrophile’s crimes were blamed on his unhealthy obsession with computers, animé, Japanese video games and slasher movies. A look at some other killers inspired by the movies.

Serial Killer Spotlight: Tsutomu Miyazaki, Otaku Killer

Driven into isolation by other children because of his deformed hands, this Japanese necrophile would eventually grow up to act out his vengeance on little girls, strangling them with his hands, drinking their blood, and in one case, eating his victims hands.

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