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Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead - Kyodo

15 Aug 2019

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, but refrained from visiting in person amid tense ties with South Korea.

Japan officials hunt for reasons behind fire that killed 34

22 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan Japanese officials groped on Monday for answers to why a blaze tore through an animation company, amid reports that smoke spread so fast a majority of victims who tried to flee through a rooftop door could not open it in time to escape. | Video

A 'shy, talented drawer' - mourner remembers friend lost in Japan arson attack

21 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink. But on Sunday, one was mourning the other, a victim of the arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that has claimed 34 lives.

'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan animation studio mourns bright, young staff

21 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan Many victims of an arson attack on a Japanese animation studio were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the shaken company president said on Saturday, as the death toll climbed to 34.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel - media

20 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan, July 19 A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday.

Most of 34 victims in Kyoto Animation arson attack in 20s and 30s -NHK

20 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan, July 20 Most of the victims of an arson attack on an animation studio in western Japanese city of Kyoto were in their 20s and 30s, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, as the death told climbed to 34.

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson

19 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio.

UPDATE 2-Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson

19 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan, July 19 Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio.

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson

19 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio.

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson

19 Jul 2019

KYOTO, Japan, July 19 Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city.

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