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7 Kyoto Animation Arson Attack Victims Remain Hospitalized

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Details continue to surface about the devastating July 18 arson attack on Kyoto Animation’s Studio 1, which killed 35 employees and injured 34. According to the latest update, of those injured, there are seven employees that remain in the hospital due to their injuries. Three of the seven are currently still in critical condition.

Kyoto Prefectural Police also revealed the ages of the injured, but didn’t disclose their names. The ages range from 21 to 53, and are comprised of 15 men and 19 women.

As for the suspect, police are still unable to conduct a proper arrest, as the attacker remains in critical condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Those who died as a result of the attacks include Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid director Yasuhiro Takemoto, the Free! franchise’s chief animation director Futoshi Nishiya, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya character designer Shouko Ikeda, and legendary animator Yoshiji Kigami, among many others.

Hopefully the injured are able to fully recover.

Source: Yahoo! News via Crunchyroll

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