A man exploded into a famous Kyoto animation studio and started fire early Thursday, leaving a dead person at least 35 others injured, critically, said Japanese authorities.
The fire broke out in a building through the story of Kyoto Animation in the city of Uji in southern Kyoto, after the suspect spreading an unrecognized liquid that defeated the blame, said Kyoto preliminary police and fire division officials.
One person died with severe burns, said the fire officer Satoshi Fujiwara. Ten of the injured were in a serious condition, many of whom had burns, he said.
The suspect was also injured and was taken to hospital, officials said. The police are investigating the man suspected of arson.
NHK's national television footage showed that the gray car was taking off the car building.
Tent rescue officers set up outside the studio building to provide first aid and resolve the injured.
Fire officers reported that the building had more than 70 people at the time of the fire, but most of them ran outside.
The fire was retiring almost an hour later, and firefighters were searching for anyone left behind.
Kyoto Animation, better known as KyoAni, was founded in 1981 as an animation production studio and comic book, and is known for mega-winning stories where high school girls, “Lucky Star,” include “K-On”. ! ”And“ Haruhi Suzumiya. ”