Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Jul 19, 2019 | 8:05pm BST

Deadly arson attack on Japanese animation studio

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
1 / 14
Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
2 / 14
A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
3 / 14
A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
4 / 14
A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
5 / 14
Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
6 / 14
A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
7 / 14
Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
8 / 14
A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
9 / 14
Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
10 / 14
A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
11 / 14
A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
12 / 14
Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
13 / 14
Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
14 / 14

Next Slideshows

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

18 Jul 2019

Aboard the USS Boxer

Images from on board the USS Boxer in the Arabian Sea off Oman.

18 Jul 2019

On the frontlines of Congo's Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern," saying the...

17 Jul 2019

Haitians bathe in sacred waterfall

Haitian pilgrims bathe in a waterfall that is believed to have healing and purifying powers after according to a legend, the Virgin Mary appeared atop a palm...

17 Jul 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Wildfires rage across the Amazon

Wildfires rage across the Amazon

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Cuba's retro rides

Cuba's retro rides

The streets of Havana are still filled with cars that predate the 1959 communist revolution.

Hong Kong in turmoil

Hong Kong in turmoil

Eleven weeks of confrontations between police and protesters have plunged Hong Kong into turmoil, and presented the biggest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he came to power in 2012. Demonstrators say they are fighting the erosion of the "one country, two systems" arrangement that has enshrined some autonomy for Hong Kong since China took it back from Britain in 1997.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sails for the United Nations summit in New York, crossing the Atlantic on board a racing yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity on board, with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon.

Hong Kongers protest at site of suspected triad attacks

Hong Kongers protest at site of suspected triad attacks

Thousands of Hong Kong residents held a sometimes scrappy anti-government protest at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob last month, angry that nobody has yet been prosecuted for the violence.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Inside Gamescom

Inside Gamescom

Gamers gather for Europe's largest video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

Protesters in Hong Kong wear eye patches in solidarity with a young woman who was shot in the right eye with a pellet round in a violent police crackdown.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast