Episode 242: YouTube Mayhem: Mr. Anime

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In this episode, a young man who dubs himself “Mr. Anime” gains a large following as a critic and reviewer on YouTube.. But, he’ll later admit to harboring dark fantasies most of his life after he commits a shocking act of violence against his closest family members.

Resources:

“Mr. Anime Loves God and His Family” by Jeannette Garrett for Crime Magazine.

“Parents, brother each had high-powered rifle wounds” by Mike Glenn and Cindy George for The Houston Chronicle, Mar 21, 2012.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2118711/Trey-Eric-Sesler-shot-dead-parents-brother-planning-Columbine-style-massacre.html

https://rabrewster.com/2019/07/21/human-monsters-trey-sesler-mr-anime-the-first-youtube-killer/

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Police-Man-charged-in-Waller-deaths-planned-3425659.php

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/anime-youtube-star-murdered-family-22852419

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-dWvmMif68

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