#PrayForKyoaniが世界に拡散: Animators and fans pay tribute after arson attack
MANILA, Philippines – After the Kyoto Animation studio was engulfed in a fire caused by a suspected arson that killed 33 people and injured 36 others, animators and fans took to Twitter to pay tribute for the Japanese studio using a hashtag #PrayForKyoaniが世界に拡散
Animation studio Toei Animation and Funimation expressed their support through a twitter post by sharing “Kyoto animation moments and memories.”
— Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) July 19, 2019
— Funimation (@FUNimation) July 18, 2019
Anime streaming platform Crunchyroll said that they are devastated by the attack and mourn the senseless loss of lives. They also encouraged their fans and followers to share a message of support to the Kyoto Animation.
We love you, KyoAni!! 💕 pic.twitter.com/qwqHhzRiy7
— Crunchyroll (@Crunchyroll) July 18, 2019
Fans, through their own sketches, express their support and condolences to the family of those who died after the tragic event. Here are some of the sketches shared on Twitter:
Tribute to Kyoto Animation regarding the tragic event that just happened earlier today.ADVERTISEMENT
I have just received word that "Ms. Kobayashi's Dragon Maid" director is one of the victims who died in the event.
— a c r y l i c s t r o k e (@AcrylicStroke) July 18, 2019
— 1elda1 (@TheElda) July 18, 2019
Kyoto Animation tribute.
It’s absolutely horrible what happened, so I wanted to pay my respects the best way I can. My thoughts go out to all those affected by this tragedy.#KyotoAnimation #kyoani pic.twitter.com/slbuzgUdtb
— Kiwi (@Liv_1013_) July 19, 2019
I was devastated to learn about what happened to Kyoto Animation Studio. It is so far my favorite animation studio and I am saddened to know people lost their lives in that fire. Prayers and support to all these people.#prayforkyotoanimation #PrayForKyoaniが世界に拡散 pic.twitter.com/caYcU4Z1wv
— Lha (@Lha_san) July 18, 2019
Deep condolences to the victims. Hopefully all the victims who were survived can get recover quickly and be healthy again. Nishimiya Shouko's sign language means #PrayForKyoani #PrayForKyoaniが世界に拡散 #KyoAni pic.twitter.com/SCmsX6uqtL
— 鹿ッチ (@shikacchin) July 18, 2019
im really sad about the attack that happened at kyoto animation studio. big condolences to the people involved, both victims and their family and may they rest in peace.#PrayForKyoaniが世界に拡散 pic.twitter.com/Y9tOdbFCOx
— Lily (Rioni) @ Artfight! (@timewithtoki) July 18, 2019
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