A 29 year old from Kasai City, Japan, who doused himself with kerosene, torched his house—yet escaped without injuries—told police he wanted to kill himself because his mother tossed "his valuable Gundam plastic models."
The resulting fire eventually burned down the two-story house, which was about 250 square meters (about 2,700 square feet) and made partially from wood…
His 55 year old mother was also in the house but escaped without injuries."
That giant Gundam in Tokyo must really be stoking the flames of fanaticism. (sorry)
[The Kobe Shimbun (translated) via Anime News Network via Current]