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Who is Yasuhiro Takemoto? Wiki, Bio, Age, Films, Wife, Family, Dead, Kyoto Animation

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Yasuhiro Takemoto Biography

Yasuhiro Takemoto is a Japanese animator, television, and film director who has worked at Kyoto Animation for almost his entire animation career as he joined the company in 1996. He is feared dead after a fire broke at Kyoto Animation studio in Japan.

Yasuhiro Takemoto Age

Yasuhiro is 47 years old; he was born on April 5, 1972 in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Yasuhiro Takemoto Films

  • Amagi Brilliant Park
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
  • Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
  • High Speed! -Free! Starting Days
  • Hyōka
  • Lucky Star
  • Nurse Witch Komugi
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya
  • Nyorōn Churuya-san
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Yasuhiro Takemoto Dead

There are rumours that Takemoto was one of the 33 people who died after the Kyoto Animation studios in Japan were set on fire on July 18, 2019. According to a witness the fire broke after a now arrested suspect yelled out “Die!” while pouring a suspected flammable liquid on the buildings ground floor. However, there is no official statement confirming the death of Takemoto.

According to the Japan Times, there were 70 people in the building at the time the fire started. According to CNN, the Arson is suspected to be a 41-year-old man who poured gasoline on the bottom floor and was carrying around a backpack full of knives. The man is reported to be in the hospital with serious burn injuries and the motive of the suspected arsonist is still unknown.

Kyoto Animation Fire

On July 18, 2019 a fire broke at Kyoto Animation studio in Japanese City of Kyoto. According to a Kyoto prefectural police spokesperson, a 41-year-old man was suspected of carrying out the attack also had a backpack containing several knives. The suspect poured what appeared to be gasoline around the studio and set it on fire.

According to a witness, the arsonist shouted ‘Die!’ when spilling the liquid at the building’s ground floor. The suspect is in the hospital with serious burn injuries.

Kyoto Animation known as KyoAni was founded in 1981, which produces animations and publishes anime novels, comics and books. Its most famous works include “Free!”, manga series “K-On!”, the anime TV adaptation of “Haruhi Suzumiya” and “Violet Evergarden” which Netflix picked up in 2018.

According to the New York Times, the Kyoto City Fire Department confirmed 33 deaths and 36 injuries. The news outlet also reported harrowing scenes of burned victims and people trying to escape through broken windows.

Kyoto Animation GoFundMe

Sentai Filmworks, a U.S.-based anime licensing company started a Go Fund Me campaign to help aid victims of the fire.

“Your pledges and the funds we raise are intended to provide the most direct, meaningful assistance possible to the victims of this heartbreaking tragedy. We are coordinating with others in the Japanese anime industry within Japan to ensure that funds collected reach those in need. We will continue to provide updates as those details develop.”

At the time of publication, they had raised $1,021, 911 of the $750,000 goal.

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