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Kyoto Animation victims’ names may be disclosed without families’ agreement, investigator says

Kyoto Prefectural Police and National Police Agency disagree on how to handle identities of remaining 25 people who lost their lives in arson attack.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist sent more than one novel to company as part of annual writing contest

School-day stories among genres of submissions.

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Kyoto Animation suspends Kyoto Animation Awards in aftermath of deadly arson attack

Novel-writing contest, which accused arsonist was a failed entrant to, has been held since 2010.

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Mental illness issues could make death penalty impossible for Kyoto Animation arsonist

Psychiatric and legal experts comment on the possibility of arsonist in attack that killed 35 being sentenced to die for his crimes.

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New arrest warrant issued for Kyoto Animation arson suspect

Kyoto police update list of charges while suspect remains in hospital for burns suffered in attack on Fushimi anime studio.

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Kyoto Animation releases beautiful trailer for first major anime project since arson attack【Video】

Violet Evergarden movie will open in theaters less than two months after arson attack that killed 35 Kyoto Animation employees.

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Video game maker/Kyoto Animation creative partner Key donates 10 million yen to arson relief fund

Clannad creators hope Kyoto Animation will continue to “give courage to people in Japan and throughout the world.”

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Kyoto Animation arson victim returns to work, calls it “ultimate counterattack” to arsonist

Says “We were friends, and we were a family,” in remembrance of fallen coworkers.

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Real-life high school from Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium wins gold medal at band competition

Brass band which assisted artists from arson-struck anime studio puts thoughts for the fallen into their performance.

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Names of 10 Kyoto Animation arson victims released, family and friends offer words of remembrance

Victims include a 61-year-old anime veteran and fresh-faced newcomer who just graduated from college.

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X Japan leader Yoshiki donates 10 million yen to Kyoto Animation arson recovery fund

Legendary musician expresses deep gratitude to anime industry and its fans.

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Kyoto Animation official donation account raises over 1 billion yen (US$10.1 million) in one week

Over 50,000 donors have contributed, but recovery costs could still be several times the amount.

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Kyoto Animation confirms it received novel from writer with same name, address as arson suspect

Annual novel contest submission apparently connected to suspect’s shouting “They stole my novel, so I set the fire.”

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“We will not go quietly into the night. We will not vanish without a fight,” vows Kyoto Animation

President of anime production company where arson attack killed 35 calls messages from fans “candles in the darkness.”

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Kyoto Animation arson attack prompts call for stricter gas sale regulations in Kyoto

Gasoline-accelerated mass homicide has policy makers reevaluating current safety regulations.

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Kyoto Animation releases details on official donation bank account for overseas, Japanese donors

Companies says it deeply appreciates global messages of support, apologizes for slow response.

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Kyoto Animation accepting direct, individual donations for arson victims via special bank account

Ordinarily “self-reliant” company wants to accept the kindness of others following tragic attack that has left 34 dead.

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Kyoto Animation studio in arson attack found to have been in compliance with all fire codes

Rooftop was accessible, and the company had even received a certificate of commendation from the city of Kyoto for excellent fire safety.

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Free treatment for Kyoto Animation arson burn victims offered by Japan’s leading cosmetic surgeon

Doctor offered similar philanthropy following previous national disaster.

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Kyoto Animation president wants to turn site of arson attack into memorial park for victims

Anime executive wants to clear wreckage as soon as possible for the sake of people living in the neighborhood.

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