Kyoto Animation to Stream Memorial Video on July 18 for 1st Anniversary of Arson Attack

Kyoto Animation introduced on their web site on July Three that the beloved animation studio might be streaming a memorial video on the primary anniversary of the arson assault on the studio that claimed the lives of 36 staff and employees members. The memorial video might be streamed on the Kyoto Animation YouTube channel on July 18 at 10:30 AM Japan Time and might be accessible to observe on the platform afterward.



The studio stated in a weblog publish on its web site that it had deliberate to carry the service in particular person, however as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, select to have the service on-line as a substitute “with the purpose of prevention of gathering.” The memorial video might be streamed stay from 10:30 AM, with a second of silence for individuals who misplaced their lives at 10:35 AM, each Japan Time. The stream might be in Japanese solely.


Concerning the decline of the memorial go to on July 18

— 京都アニメーション (@kyoani) July 3, 2020


Kyoto Animation additionally requested folks to chorus from going to the previous website of Studio 1, which accomplished being demolished in April, in respect of the residential neighborhood that surrounds the previous anime studio, and to chorus from presenting Kyoto Animation with any presents or flowers, which if achieved so, might be declined. 


Supply: Kyoto Animation on Twitter



Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts images of his travels on Instagram.