The items that were stolen from the real-life model for the K-ON! anime's school were discovered on Friday in a ditch at a field near the former campus of Toyosato Elementary School in Shiga Prefecture. According to the authorities investigating the incident, two guitars, a bass guitar, an empty cash box, and the other stolen goods were discovered along with an iron crowbar. The field also had multiple footprints. The Chunichi Shimbun paper posted a photograph of the recovered items.