Kyoto Animation studio attacked by arson

Today we witnessed an unfortunate incident affecting the anime industry.

This is regarding the arson attack at Kyoto Animation studios. According to news reports from Japan, a man stormed into the studio and started pouring flammable liquid throughout the studio before setting the place on fire. So far we can confirm that there are causalities and serious injuries from this incident.

The attacker in question is currently being interrogated by police. So far, no official statement from Kyoto Animation studio regarding the incident except for a tweet where they announce that the teaser for the upcoming Free! movie/season in 2020 will not be released tomorrow as scheduled due to the incident.

Our hearts and prayers go towards the victims and their family members affected by this tragedy.