In defense of his actions, arsonist Shinji Aoba said the Japanese studio had stolen his ideas, but that he now thinks he ‘went too far;’ KyoAni head Hatta Hideaki insists the studio would never steal ideas.
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In defense of his actions, Shinji Aoba claims the Japanese studio had stolen his ideas, but that he now thinks he ‘went too far,’ leading his lawyers to plead mental incompetence during his trial at the Kyoto District Court.
Based on the hit manga series by Yoshitoki Oima, the anime feature tells a poignant coming-of-age tale about bullying and redemption.
Content deal with Shout! Factory brings popular anime features to the streaming platform including ‘Millennium Actress,’ ‘Liz and the Blue Bird,’ and ‘Penguin Highway; award-winning ‘In This Corner of the World’ will join the line-up in 2022.
10 months after deadly arson attack that killed 36 people, suspected murderer Shinji Aoba has recovered sufficiently from his own injuries to be taken into custody.
With a man succumbing to his injuries on Saturday, the death toll from last Thursday’s tragic arson attack on the Kyoto, Japan anime studio now stands at 34.
Multiple reports claim man deliberately set fire that raced through studio behind 'A Silent Voice' and numerous other popular anime films and series, trapping scores in the ensuing inferno.
From Shout! Factory and Eleven Arts Anime Studio, anime feature from the creators of the critically acclaimed ‘Liz and the Blue Bird’ now available on Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack, DVD & Digital Download.
Shout! Factory and ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio to release anime feature from the director of the critically acclaimed ‘Liz and the Blue Bird’ on Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack, DVD & Digital Download.