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Man with homemade firebomb detained by police outside U.S. embassy in Tokyo

Shokumu shitsumon stop uncovers incendiary device.

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Kyoto Animation posts touching memorial message on third anniversary of arson attack

”I will never forget you.”

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Kyoto Animation to build memorial at site of arson attack, report says

Families do not want the incident to fade from people’s memories, according to source.

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Man threatens to set fire to Sega offices, beat employees’ family members to death

Inability to handle gamer rage leads to arrest.

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Train driver sues Japan Rail…over 56 yen for a one-minute delay

Railway company defends wage cut, saying “no work, no pay”. 

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Arson attempt by passenger on Japan’s Shinkansen shuts down bullet train line

Arsonist references Halloween night train crime in Tokyo.

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Man dressed as Batman’s Joker commits stabbing/arson attack on Tokyo train on Halloween night

Tells police his goal was to “kill a lot of people.”

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Arsonist at idol concert says he was imitating the Kyoto Animation arson attack

Japanese laws may need to be strengthened to stop more copycat attacks from occurring.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist says which scene he feels copied his work and incited attack

Incredibly brief Tsurune meat-shopping scene aired exactly eight months before arson attack.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist’s psychological evaluation ends, open door to prosecution

A year and a half after the attack that killed 36 people, mental health questions are no longer a road block to trial.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist’s treatments yield major advancement in skin transplantation

At least he hasn’t been a complete waste of oxygen this whole time.

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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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