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ARSON

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 19, 2023
Man nabbed for alleged arson after fire kills three at his family home in Nagano
The man, whose identity was withheld by police, and his brother both escaped the fire without major injuries.
JAPAN
Jan 19, 2023
Trial over fatal 2019 Kyoto Animation arson may begin in later part of year
The biggest contention at the trial would be whether the defendant is mentally competent to be held criminally responsible for the attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 17, 2022
Victims mourned one year after Osaka arson attack
Flowers were laid and prayers were sent on Saturday to mourn the victims of an arson attack at a mental health clinic in Osaka a year ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 27, 2019
Suspected Kyoto Animation arsonist undergoes unprecedented skin grafts
The KyoAni arson suspect, who suffered burns on 90 percent of his body, has become the first person to undergo surgery after such extensive damage without the use of donor skin.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2019
In a show of resilience, arson-hit Kyoto Animation to continue training programs for aspiring animators
In a show of resilience following a deadly arson attack on one of its studios earlier this year, Kyoto Animation Co. has announced that it will continue to offer training programs for aspiring animators next year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 20, 2019
Chile foresees 'difficult' wildfire season ahead, fears more arson
Chile faces a "very difficult" season of wildfires because of high temperatures, a persistent drought and an increase in arson, Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker said on Tuesday, adding to the woes of a country damaged by violent socioeconomic protests in the past month.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 14, 2019
Suspect in KyoAni arson attack transferred to hospital in Kyoto after skin grafts
The suspect in a deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio in July was sent Thursday to a Kyoto hospital from one in Osaka Prefecture after undergoing multiple skin grafts.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 9, 2019
Police question suspected Kyoto anime studio arsonist for first time since deadly July attack
Shinji Aoba, the suspect in the Kyoto Animation Co. studio arson attack, is interrogated for the first time as he recovers from severe burns sustained during the deadly July incident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2019
Japanese government to tighten gasoline sale rules after Kyoto arson attack
The government will tighten rules on the sale of gasoline following a deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio in July, officials said Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 17, 2019
Three months after deadly KyoAni arson attack, injured suspect's arrest remains out of reach
The suspect in the deadly arson attack on Kyoto Animation Co. has yet to recover enough to be arrested even three months after the incident, investigative sources say.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 5, 2019
Toll from KyoAni studio arson attack rises to 36 after woman dies from her injuries
The death toll from Julyu2019s arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio has risen to 36 after a woman being treated in the hospital for severe burns dies.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 18, 2019
Suspected arsonist in Kyoto Animation studio attack regaining ability to speak, but police still can't arrest him
The suspect in the deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio in July, who is in hospital with severe burns, has recovered to the extent that he can practice speaking again, investigative sources said Wednesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 7, 2019
No longer in critical condition, Kyoto Animation arson attack suspect to face arrest
The condition of Shinji Aoba, the suspect in the July arson attack on Kyoto Animationu2019s studio, is improving, and he is likely to be handed an arrest warrant soon.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Sep 6, 2019
Fans flock to theaters nationwide to watch first Kyoto Animation film released since attack
Fans flocked Friday to the opening of the first film released by Kyoto Animation Co. since a deadly arson attack in July on one of its studios claimed the lives of 35 staff members.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Sep 5, 2019
Kyoto Animation arson attack victims to be honored in end credits of new film
u201cWe will be happy if the film is enjoyed for many years to come,u201d the company said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 28, 2019
Police release names of remaining 25 victims of Kyoto Animation arson attack
On Tuesday police completed the process of releasing identities of all 35 victims in July's arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio, which took more than a month as they tried to negotiate consent with grieving family members.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2019
Japanese government mulls tax breaks for donations to arson-hit Kyoto Animation
The government is considering providing tax breaks for donations to arson-hit Kyoto Animation Co., industry minister Hiroshige Seko confirmed Thursday, in a bid to encourage companies and individuals to support the anime firm as it rebuilds its business.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2019
One month after arson attack, Kyoto Animation to remove altar for victims
Kyoto Animation Co. said Monday that later this month it would remove an altar set up near its studio for victims of the deadly arson attack in July.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2019
Kyoto Animation suspends annual novel contest in wake of deadly arson attack
Arson-hit Kyoto Animation Co. has decided to suspend its annual novel competition in the wake of the July 18 attack on its studio in Kyoto that left 35 people dead and dozens injured.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 8, 2019
Well-wishers fold 50,000 origami cranes for KyoAni victims
More than 50,000 origami paper cranes made by thousands of anime fans and well-wishers were presented Thursday in tribute to the victims of the arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio three weeks ago.

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