Wednesday Marks 2 Months Since Kyoto Arson Attack

Wednesday marks 2 months since Kyoto arson attack

Wednesday marks two months since dozens of people were killed in an arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto. Police say it will likely be several months before they arrest the suspect, who's hospitalized with severe burns.

The attack on the Kyoto Animation studio on July 18 left 35 people dead and 34 injured. Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Shinji Aoba on suspicion of arson and murder, among other charges.

Altar For Kyoto Arson Victims To Be Removed

Altar for Kyoto arson victims to be removed

Many people are visiting the site of last month's arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio on Sunday, ahead of the removal of an altar.

Mourners are visiting the altar to pray for the dead and injured, as well as leave flowers and other offerings.

Mourners Continue To Visit Arson Site

Mourners continue to visit arson site

Anime fans from around the world continue to visit Kyoto to mourn the victims of the arson attack on a famous animation studio one month ago.

Thirty-five people were killed and 34 others were injured after a man spread gasoline and set fire to the studio of Kyoto Animation.

Media Shown Arson Attack Victim's College Work

Media shown arson attack victim's college work

Art work by one of the victims of the Kyoto Animation arson attack has been shown to the media at his university.

Yuki Omura, who was 23, died in the fire at the animation studio in Kyoto last month. He had joined the company after graduating from the Faculty of Art and Design at Tokoha University in Shizuoka City in March.

Arson Attack Investigation Focuses On Novel

Arson attack investigation focuses on novel

Thursday marks two weeks since a deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio. A possible connection between the suspect, Shinji Aoba, and the animation firm has emerged. It will likely take more time to establish his motive, as he is being treated in an intensive care unit for severe burns.

When Shinji Aoba was captured by police on July 18, he reportedly yelled something about the studio stealing the plot of his novel.

Arson Suspect May Believe His Novel Was Stolen

Arson suspect may believe his novel was stolen

Police are to look into a novel written by a person with the same name as the suspect in the deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio.

The police suspect the man bore a grudge against the firm, believing that it had stolen the plot of his novel.

Arson Victims Remembered At 'pilgrimage' Site

Arson victims remembered at 'pilgrimage' site

Anime fans have carried a special portable shrine as part of a festival near Tokyo to remember the victims of the deadly Kyoto Animation studio fire on July 18.

Fifty-eight men and women from across Japan gathered at Washinomiya Shrine in the city of Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, on Sunday.

Police Seize Smartphone In Arson Attack

Police seize smartphone in arson attack

Investigative sources say police in Japan have seized a smartphone after searching the home of the suspect in the deadly arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto.

Police entered the apartment unit where Shinji Aoba lives in Saitama, near Tokyo, on Friday. The sources say the smartphone believed to belong to Aoba was among the confiscated items, and police intend to analyze the device in hopes of determining a motive. The sources say Kyoto Animation products were also seized in the raid.

Police Search Home Of Kyoto Anime Arson Suspect

Police search home of Kyoto anime arson suspect

Police have searched the home of the suspect of a fatal arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio in Kyoto City last week.

Ten investigators entered the apartment of 41-year-old Shinji Aoba in Saitama City just outside Tokyo on Friday morning.

Police Searching Home Of Kyoto Anime Arson Suspect

Police searching home of Kyoto anime arson suspect

Police are searching the home of the suspect of a fatal arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio in Kyoto City last week.

Ten investigators entered the apartment of 41-year-old Shinji Aoba in Saitama City just outside Tokyo on Friday morning.

Police Search Home Of Kyoto Arson Suspect

Police search home of Kyoto arson suspect

Police have begun searching the home of the suspect of a fatal arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio in Kyoto City last week.

Investigators entered the apartment of 41-year-old Shinji Aoba in Saitama City just outside Tokyo on Friday morning.

Police: Kyoto Arson Suspect Prepared Two Buckets

Police: Kyoto arson suspect prepared two buckets

Police say they believe the suspect in an arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio had intended to commit a mass murder as he had prepared two buckets in order to splash a large amount of gasoline in the building.

The July 18 arson attack on the studio killed 34 people and injured 34 others.

Police Identify All The Dead In Kyoto Arson Attack

Police identify all the dead in Kyoto arson attack

Police say they have identified all the people who died in last week's arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto City, western Japan.

Thirty-four people died and 34 were injured after a man used gasoline to set fire to Kyoto Animation's number one studio on the morning of July 18.

Anime Fans Mourn Victims Of Kyoto Arson Attack

Anime fans mourn victims of Kyoto arson attack

Anime fans from around the world continue to visit Kyoto to mourn the victims of the arson attack on a renowned animation studio one week ago.

Thirty-four people were killed and 34 others were injured after a man spread gasoline and set fire to a Kyoto Animation studio.