These tweets naturally provoked an onslaught of images sentencing Nakamura to a stint in horny jail, a fictional prison for those who share even vaguely sexual content on social media. Although a new concept for Nakamura, she accepted her fate, only showing concern for the meme’s use of a sad Shiba Inu as a stand-in for the convicted.

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“Thank you all for letting me know,” Nakamura said. “I learned today what ‘horny jail’ means. I didn’t get the point of the sad GIF of the Shiba Inu getting beaten up. Shiba is innocent. I’m guilty.”

That said, I don’t think she’s truly learned her lesson. Confronted by a picture of an anthropomorphized Shiba Inu by artist michel0dy, Nakamura couldn’t help herself, asking: “Am I going to be captured by this pretty Shiba girl? Is it a reward?”

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Since departing Tango Gameworks in 2019, Nakamura has been on a whirlwind tour of the video game industry, visiting studios across the world and even contributing amazing designs to games like Rainbow Six Siege. Earlier this year, she discussed opening her own studio, explaining her intentions to focus on making games in a healthy way and creating a space for “full gender equality” in the male-dominated field of game development.

“In the end, nobody can do everything,” Nakamura said at the time. “It’s about finding each person’s talents and leveraging them accordingly to make a great game.”