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Smoke spread so fast at animation firm victims couldn't open rooftop door

Smoke spread so fast through the Japanese animation company hit by an arson attack last week that a majority of victims who had tried to flee through a rooftop door were unable to open it before perishing, Japanese media said on Monday.

kyoto animation - Reuters
8:23pm PDT - July 21st, 2019

Suspected Japan arsonist a reclusive, quarrelsome gamer, neighbor says

The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, hundreds of kilometers from the torched Kyoto Animation studio, where he played video games non-stop and "terrified" his neighbor just days earlier.

kyoto animation - Reuters
7:01am PDT - July 20th, 2019

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors

With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified.

kyoto animation - The New York Times
4:45am PDT - July 20th, 2019

Kyoto Animation fire: Suspect 'spotted in area' days before

The man suspected of a deadly arson attack in Kyoto may have visited the site before, reports say.

kyoto animation - BBC News
3:09am PDT - July 20th, 2019

Most of 34 victims in Kyoto Animation arson attack in 20s and 30s: NHK

Most of the victims of an arson attack on an animation studio in western Japanese city of Kyoto were in their 20s and 30s, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, as the death told climbed to 34.

kyoto animation - Reuters
6:29pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

Kyoto Animation fire: Suspect in deadly arson attack reportedly had grudge, witnesses say today

Witness accounts and reports suggested the man had a grudge against Kyoto Animation

kyoto animation - CBS News
8:29am PDT - July 19th, 2019

'A revolutionary change': What is Kyoto Animation, the studio hit by arson?

Kyoto Animation, the company hit by a suspected arson on Thursday that killed 33 people and injured 36 others also has a unique founding history.

kyoto animation - USA Today
8:18am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Reports say suspect in deadly Kyoto arson attack had grudge

TOKYO (AP) — Police were investigating Friday the gutted animation studio building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people, crushing the hearts of comic fans in...

kyoto animation - Associated Press
4:41am PDT - July 19th, 2019

World leaders, Apple CEO offer tributes to Japanese studio after attack

Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday, with world leaders and Apple Inc's chief executive offering condolences to the families of the 33 people who were killed.

kyoto animation - Reuters
4:23am PDT - July 19th, 2019

At Kyoto Animation, Women Were Central — and They Paid the Price in a Deadly Fire

The Japanese studio was known for employing women, and they made up almost two-thirds of the 33 people killed in an apparent arson.

kyoto animation - The New York Times
2:38am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Kyoto Animation fire: Police name suspect after studio blaze

Shinji Aoba is suspected of deliberately starting the fire, and is in police custody at hospital.

kyoto animation - BBC News
2:20am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Japan arson suspect identified after blaze kills 33: NHK

Japanese police have identified the man suspected to have started a fire at an animation studio that killed 33 people as Shinji Aoba, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday.

kyoto animation - Reuters
1:44am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Kyoto arson attack building had no sprinklers or indoor hydrants: official

The Kyoto Animation company building where 33 people were killed in an arson attack did not have any sprinklers or indoor hydrants installed since they were not legally required by the fire code, a Kyoto Fire Department official said on Friday.

kyoto animation - Reuters
1:30am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Police search Kyoto animation studio where fire killed 33

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kyoto animation - ABC News
1:09am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Japan in shock after 'brightest and best' of anime killed in arson attack by colleague claiming his idea was 'stolen'

Japan’s tight-knit anime industry was in shock on Friday after the deaths of 33 of the “brightest and best young talents” in an arson attack the previous day, with the suspect allegedly telling police that he started the blaze because Kyoto …

kyoto animation - The Telegraph
1:00am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Japanese arson suspect claimed studio stole his novel, media say

Suspect named by police after attack on Kyoto animation studio that left 33 dead

kyoto animation - The Irish Times
11:18pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson

Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city.

kyoto animation - Reuters
9:27pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

Japan in shock as police probe fire tragedy that left 33 dead

Police investigation under way following the deadly anime studio blaze prompting an outpouring of grief and support.

kyoto animation - Al Jazeera English
8:06pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media

A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a blaze that killed 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades.

kyoto animation - Reuters
5:55pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

Man shouting 'You die!' kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire

TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the...

kyoto animation - Associated Press
5:41pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

33 killed in fire at animation studio in Japan

New details are coming in from Japan, where a man set fire to a famous animation studio in Kyoto. At least 33 people were killed, and 36 were hurt. Ramy Inocencio reports.

kyoto animation - CBS News
4:06pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

The Kyoto Studio Set on Fire Is Revered by Anime Fans

Thirty-three people have died in a fire at Kyoto Animation. Here are some of the studio’s most influential works.

kyoto animation - The New York Times
12:05pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that left 33 people dead is 'a tragedy felt far beyond Japan'

A fire broke out at Kyoto Animation's studio in Japan on Thursday morning, killing 33 people and leaving 36 people injured. Apple CEO Tim Cook called the suspected arson attack "devastating" and "a tragedy felt far beyond Japan" in a tweet on Thursday. Prime …

kyoto animation - Business Insider
11:52am PDT - July 18th, 2019

#PrayForKyoAni: Outpouring of Grief and Support After Deadly Anime Studio Fire

The animation industry grieves after an alleged arson attack on the famed Kyoto Animation studio.

kyoto animation - IGN
11:04am PDT - July 18th, 2019

Kyoto Animation Anime Studio Fire Kills 33, Is Suspected to Be Arson

An arson attack on popular anime studio KyoAni has killed 33 people.

kyoto animation - IGN
8:35am PDT - July 18th, 2019

RT @marchimark: Heartbroken for Kyoto Animation and all those affected by such a tragic loss. #PrayForKyoani

Caroline/キャロライン (@51700_caroline)
12:51pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

Crunchyroll - Japanese Government Offers Tax Relief for Kyoto Animation Donations https://t.co/nMg6qWGMpN

☀️Jen Perez ☀️ (@Babylinda)
12:34pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @goodfriendscast: Thanks for waiting! Today we have a tribute to Kyoto Animation as our theme. We also talk we’ve seen lately like Given…

Inosuke Hashibira Fans RD (@microwaevy)
12:28pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @Dishwasher1910: A tribute to Kyoto Animation Please consider as well supporting Kyoto animation by either donate to the go fund me…

Ami Osumeza (@amiosumeza)
11:46am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @AnimeNewsNet: #News Sankei: Japan to Provide Tax Breaks for Kyoto Animation Donations https://t.co/8HnvYIMD9X

(@MrValance)
11:19am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @fathomlessblue: Huge shout out to @ANN_Lynzee & @VamptVo for their article compiling the accomplishments of the Kyoani staff members wh…

Viga (@Viga)
11:16am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @fathomlessblue: Huge shout out to @ANN_Lynzee & @VamptVo for their article compiling the accomplishments of the Kyoani staff members wh…

Zaku | Red is the Best Color (@customzaku)
11:05am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @JF_LosAngeles: Thank you so much for coming to our 3-day screenings of the Kyoto Animation movies. Your generous donation (a grand tota…

yoshinoblade (@Mizuhashi_01)
8:10pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @SandyFoxWorld: Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animati…

1UpAnime (@1UpAnime)
7:45pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

hi SONY! Do you still remember what happened to Kyoto Animation a few months ago? #SaveSpiderMan

Imam Syahru Ramadhana (@MyInitial_ISR)
7:45pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @SandyFoxWorld: Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animati…

Nick (@nsm0220)
7:31pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

I hope those who questioned the authenticity of Sentai’s GoFundMe for Kyoto Animation feel like complete idiots after seeing that last update.

Knight King CJ Maffris (@SeaJayMaffris)
7:23pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @nippon_en: More than 50,000 origami paper cranes offered in tribute to the 35 victims of an arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio. h…

Otter1 (@jh7472)
6:47pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

GivingTree is shining a light on @elizavetaka she used her gifts to be of service to those who transitioned in the Kyoto Animation Fire. May her voice and creation serve those who are grieving the loss of someone and… https://t.co/FX6m0XYyBA

Suzanne Toro (@SuzanneToro)
6:36pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

Installation the stand for offering flower to Kyoto Animation will end on August 25th, Japan time. No one can put flowers from the 26th. Please be careful if you want to mourn in front of the former studio. #KyoAni #KyotoAnimation #PrayForKyoani

水瀬はるき Haruki MINASE (@pomharuki)
6:05pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @SandyFoxWorld: Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animati…

Anime California (@AnimeCalifornia)
5:59pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @Posting2D: Heart broken about Kyoto Animation news. The studio has done so much that has touched me. My heart goes out to the entire st…

Nana (@reveluvanilla)
5:23pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @rightstufanime: (1/9) With regards to the incident which occurred on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Kyoto Animation, the company has receiv…

L33tShinron (@Matthew54899986)
4:32pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @SandyFoxWorld: Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animati…

Beau Murphy (@murphybeau69)
4:25pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @SandyFoxWorld: Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animati…

(@mikey186_)
4:17pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @RichieKirigiri: today in Japan there was a fire anime Studio Kyoto Animation where 23 people were killed and 35 people were injured Stu…

⋆爽良⋆@ごみくそぼっちです (@so7_ra23)
4:17pm PDT - August 20th, 2019
Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animation to follow! See you there!
#AnimeCalifornia2019 #KyoAniStrong #Anime https://t.co/CuIXaRferV

Just added an additional Autograph signing @AnimeCalifornia Sunday August 25th 12-2pm. Charity Auction for Kyoto Animation to follow! See you there! #AnimeCalifornia2019 #KyoAniStrong #Anime https://t.co/CuIXaRferV

Sandy Fox (@SandyFoxWorld)
4:13pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @elizavetaka: One month ago hearts around the world were broken by the tragic fire at Kyoto Animation. This is my tribute song. #kyoani

Yuri Kageyama (@yurikageyama)
4:10pm PDT - August 20th, 2019
One month ago hearts around the world were broken by the tragic fire at Kyoto Animation. This is my tribute song.  #kyoanistrong https://t.co/f00lbQVHhB
Get at https://t.co/RBfczKfEem
All net proceeds go to #KyoAni: https://t.co/pplwG202hF #MeetAgain #KyoAni https://t.co/w1LZLQM7zi

One month ago hearts around the world were broken by the tragic fire at Kyoto Animation. This is my tribute song. #kyoanistrong https://t.co/f00lbQVHhB Get at https://t.co/RBfczKfEem All net proceeds go to #KyoAni: https://t.co/pplwG202hF #MeetAgain #KyoAni https://t.co/w1LZLQM7zi

Elizaveta / エリザヴェータ (@elizavetaka)
3:33pm PDT - August 20th, 2019
Kyoto Animation arsonist sent more than one novel to company as part of annual writing contest https://t.co/WrrY1tR6lJ https://t.co/aHiG42EIWP

Kyoto Animation arsonist sent more than one novel to company as part of annual writing contest https://t.co/WrrY1tR6lJ https://t.co/aHiG42EIWP

Japan Today News (@JapanToday)
2:58pm PDT - August 20th, 2019

RT @tokyoreporter: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

(@MeowNarak)
10:49pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @tokyoreporter: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

The_greedy_viewer (@Avarice_Viewer)
10:44pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @tokyoreporter: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

wesinjapan (@wesinjapan)
10:43pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @tokyoreporter: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

Matthew Williams (@mlw975)
10:42pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @tokyoreporter: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

Melon Soda (@ThePaleShade)
10:41pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack https://t.co/a0luuEZnSh

TokyoReporter (@tokyoreporter)
10:40pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @japantimes: One month after arson attack, Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims https://t.co/INym1jPl1X

shrifa elhichri (@SElhichri)
10:27pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

One month after arson attack, Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims https://t.co/INym1jPl1X

The Japan Times (@japantimes)
10:15pm PDT - August 19th, 2019
New Fire Force Episode Delayed Following Kyoto Animation Fire - https://t.co/0CzwpHkCGu https://t.co/p5AYfsu58F https://t.co/khNjysuffU

New Fire Force Episode Delayed Following Kyoto Animation Fire - https://t.co/0CzwpHkCGu https://t.co/p5AYfsu58F https://t.co/khNjysuffU

アニメっ子 (@unajuuno)
9:55pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @Japanfoundation: The Japan Foundation Los Angeles had 3 days of Kyoto Animation Film Screening to cheer and pray for those who lost the…

tomoko aikawa (@tomokoargentina)
9:52pm PDT - August 19th, 2019
RT @K_Pring654: My most sincere condolences to all the victims of the fire at Kyoto Animation. 
#PrayForKyoani https://t.co/65nZNOEEOj

RT @K_Pring654: My most sincere condolences to all the victims of the fire at Kyoto Animation. #PrayForKyoani https://t.co/65nZNOEEOj

洩矢 諏訪子(冬眠中 (@sien44)
9:31pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

Kyoto Animation studio: Destruction is a terrible loss for both humanity and art https://t.co/aQLQliUCoM via @CNNStyle

Matthew V. Jacobson (@MakingArguments)
9:16pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

Another paywall article wish I could read- Okamoto Takeshi on how Kyoto Animation responds to requests for copyright permissions, but does not actively promote seichijunrei. The artwork itself is always the focus of the studio's relationship to the seichi. https://t.co/PoSS0pKM8t

Michael Vito (@mjvito)
9:09pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @themainichi: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack #KyoAni https://t.co/mpCKSUVL3W

yuuji (@yuuji_K1)
9:00pm PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @themainichi: Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims 1 month after attack #KyoAni https://t.co/mpCKSUVL3W

oh, Mya! © でも僕らはずっと5人で一緒に~ (@mamamya07)
8:50pm PDT - August 19th, 2019