- Employee A: "These items, you usually see them advertised in the back of magazines, right? I always wondered who would buy this stuff. But there is someone..."
- Employee B: "It's always that old guy with round glasses who picks them up. I wonder if he's got them all around his house?"
- — Employees unknowingly talking about Haruto Kaguragi.[src]
Oto Edogawa began working at Dowson sometime after her family went bankrupt. Mail-order items often arrived at the store, which Oto learned that they were for Haruto Kaguragi. In incident occurred, when another employee named Tadashi Maeno attempted to assault Oto. Haruto protected her by kicking Maeno, who ended up running away. Maeno later resigned from working at Dowson.
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