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Kyoto Animation arsonist’s lawyer says he doesn’t need to be in custody, investigators disagree

Arsonist is shown list of victims’ names at first court hearing, but start of trial is likely still far away.

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“Oh, is that so?” says Kyoto Animation arsonist when told how many people he killed

Admits that his goal was to kill as many as possible.

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Kyoto Animation comments on arsonist arrest: “Our friends whose lives were taken won’t come back”

Stricken studio wants maximum penalties pursued.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist to be finally placed under arrest for July attack that killed 36

Nearly a year after the tragic deaths of dozens of anime creators, the man responsible will finally begin facing justice.

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Goodbye, Kyoto Animation Studio #1 – Arson-struck studio now completely demolished, cleared away

Question now becomes what to do with vacant lot in Kyoto’s Fushimi Ward.

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Mother of Kyoto Animation artst who died in arson wants on-site memorial, residents opposed

“I want them to build a monument. Not in some other place, but in the same place where the studio was.”

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Kyoto Animation arsonist develops a soft spot for nurse treating him at hospital

People in Japan are concerned for the nurse who’s become the object of a killer’s affections. 

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Residents don’t want Kyoto Animation to build monument, memorial park to victims at arson site

Kyoto neighborhood organization says it would “destroy the peaceful lifestyle” of local residents.

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Kyoto Animation closing donation account for arson attack victims soon

If you want to help the victims of the fire and their families, now is the time.

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Demolition work begins on Kyoto Animation’s arson-ravaged studio

Workers begin gutting interior of Fushimi anime studio in preparation of tearing down its frame.

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Kyoto Animation has a touchingly kind plan to distribute its 3.2 billion yen in arson donations

Company continues to put people first as it meets with victims’ families and refuses to use funds for business recovery.

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Kyoto Animation arson attack leads Japanese government to develop stricter gas sale regulations

New law would require documentation of the sort of purchase arsonist made prior to attack.

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Over 80 percent of Kyoto Animation employees injured in arson attack have returned to work

President promises upcoming anime movies are still in production, but says “Things are still very far from normal.”

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Kyoto Animation arsonist begins physical therapy, regains ability to speak

No longer bedridden, doctors plan to help him learn to walk again.

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Another Kyoto Animation employee passes away, brings arson death toll to 36

Almost three months after the fire, attack claims another victim’s life.

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Kyoto Animation will use none of its arson donations for business recovery, all of it for victims

The company has received over one billion yen (US$10.1 million), and plans to use every single one for human beings, not business.

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All hospitalized Kyoto Animation arson victims’ lives are no longer in danger, doctors say

Some remain in intensive care units two months after attack on Fushimi anime studio.

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Man arrested for arson threats to Kyoto Animation-related video game company

Osaka police track down man who tweeted “Even I’m feeling tense, since I don’t know when I’ll attack.”

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Kyoto Animation arsonist will live, status upgraded by doctors

Police still unable to make formal arrest, however.

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Kyoto Animation to release full list of arson attack victim names in credits of new anime movie

Violet Evergarden’s story of loss and separation will end with a reminder that Kyoto Animation staff who lost their lives will not be forgotten.

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