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A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday leaving 34 people dead.
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July 25, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Leanna Faulk and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) -- A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday, leaving 34 people dead. "The support from the...
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Japanese Diet member, Kenta Izumi, left, and Buddhist monk, Matsumoto Genkun, pay respects at a makeshift memorial site in front of burned Kyoto Animation Studio building, background left, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Kyoto, Japan.
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July 19, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Haruka Nuga and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Investigators on Friday returned to the skeletonized building where a man raging about theft set a fire that gutted an animation production studio, killed 33 people and crushed the hearts of comic fans in Japan and beyond...
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Firefighters respond to a building fire of Kyoto Animation in Kyoto, western Japan, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
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July 18, 2019 - 8:30 am
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, and set it on fire Thursday, authorities said, shocking anime fans in and outside Japan. A fire official says the death toll is 33. Most of the dead and the 36...
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