This happened to turn up on my facebook Feed.
Someone hates anime and Moe. Sad day for animation fans. Violent crimes are rare in japan but when it happens it shocks everyone. 😢 #kyoani #anime. Last I read there were donations coming in.
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Another by Sakugablog on KyoAni.
Here is a post from the Straitstimes about their past animes.
I remembered watching CLANNAD and Suzumiya Haruhi back in my school days. Lovely memories. Hopefully they can get back on their feet and recover from this tragedy.