10 Victim Names Who Died In Kyoto Animation Fire Were Released by Kyoto Police
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The Kyoto Shimbun paper gave an account of Friday that Kyoto Prefectural Police discharged the names on Friday of 10 of the 35 unfortunate casualties who died in the flame at Kyoto Animation‘s first studio expanding on July 18.

The police expressed that they have discharged these names since burial service administrations for the 10 exploited people are finished and families have given assent for the police to discharge the names.

Police likewise included that they are not yet discharging the names of the other 25 exploited people because of DNA testing and other uncommon conditions, or at the solicitations of the unfortunate casualties’ families. Police are considering the sentiments of the dispossessed families when thinking about how and when to report more names. Police are working with relatives to request their comprehension in discharging the names later on.


“Ten people whose names were published:”

1Mikiko Watanabe

Watanabe was 35 years of age, she filled in as a background artist and an art director. She filled in as a workmanship chief on such anime as:

  • Violet Evergarden
  • Beyond the Boundary
  • Beyond the Boundary -I’LL BE HERE- Future
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Amagi Brilliant Park

Her works as a background artist:

  • Nichijou – My Ordinary Life
  • K-ON! (both seasons)
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club
  • Free! Dive to the Future
  • Free! -Take Your Marks-
  • High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! -Heart Throb-
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions: Rikka Takanashi Version
  • Love, Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai! Lite

2 – Keisuke Yokota

Yokota was 34 years of age. He filled in as production manager at Kyoto Animation, for such anime as:

  • Clannad
  • Clannad After Story
  • K-ON!
  • HYOUKA
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! -Heart Throb-
  • Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! Take On Me, Sound!
  • Euphonium
  • A Silent Voice
  • Tamako Market
  • Violet Evergarden
  • Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club
  • Free! Dive to the Future
  • Free! Eternal Summer
  • High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-
  • Gekijō-ban Hibike! Euphonium: Todoketai Melody
  • Beyond the Boundary
  • Beyond the Boundary -I’LL BE HERE- Future

3 – Futoshi Nishiya

Nishiya was 37 years of age he was the character designer and chief director in such anime as:

  • HYOUKA
  • Nichijou – My Ordinary Life
  • A Silent Voice
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya

His works as a chief animation director:

  • Clannad
  • K-ON! (both seasons)
  • Sound! Euphonium (both seasons)
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Lucky Star
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
  • Beyond the Boundary -I’LL BE HERE- Future

4 – Sachie Tsuda

Tsuda was 41 years of age she worked in painting, finishing, clean-up animation, and special effects, her works on such anime are listed below:

  • Lucky Star TV
  • Lucky Star OAV
  • Clannad
  • Clannad After Story
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • K-ON! (both seasons)
  • HYOUKA
  • Nichijou – My Ordinary Life
  • Tamako Market
  • A Silent Voice
  • To Heart
  • Violet Evergarden
  • Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, Free!
  • Dive to the Future
  • Free! -Take Your Marks-
  • Free! Eternal Summer
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Sound! Euphonium The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day
  • Crayon Shin-chan and Doraemon films
  • Kiddy Grade
  • Inuyasha
  • Pokemon 3 – The Movie
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid

5 – Yasuhiro Takemoto:

Takemoto was 47 years of age, he worked as an anime director, storyboarder, key animator, unit director, and scriptwriter. His works as an anime director are listed below:

  • Lucky Star
  • Lucky Star OAV
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya
  • HYOUKA
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid OAV
  • Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
  • Amagi Brilliant Park
  • High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-
  • Nyorōn Churuya-san
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Tamako Market
  • Violet Evergarden
  • Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu
  • Nichijou – My Ordinary Life
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
  • K-ON!! Season 2
  • Clannad
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club
  • Free! Dive to the Future
  • Haré+Guu

6 – Ami Kuriki

Kuriki was 30 years of age, she was a key animator and worked on such anime as:

  • Violet Evergarden
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Free! Dive to the Future
  • Free! -Take Your Marks-
  • High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-
  • Sound! Euphonium 2
  • A Silent Voice
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
  • Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! Take On Me
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu
  • Sound! Euphonium The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day

7 – Yoshiji Kigami

Kigami was 61 years of age, in the animation industry he worked as an animator, key animator, character designer, storyboarder, animation director, and director.

His anime works as a director are listed below:

  • Munto
  • Munto 2: Beyond the Walls of Time
  • Shin Dosei Jidai: Hawaiian Breeze
  • Last War of Heavenloids and Akutoloids
  • Sora o Miageru Shōjo no Hitomi ni Utsuru Sekai
  • Baja no Studio
  • Violet Evergarden
  • Tamako Market
  • Sound! Euphonium both seasons
  • K-ON!! Season 2
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Nichijou – My Ordinary Life
  • Beyond the Boundary
  • Clannad
  • Clannad After Story
  • Lucky Star, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club

He worked as a key animator on Grave of the Fireflies and Akira.


8 – Yuka Kasama

Kasama was 22 years of age. NHK reports that as indicated by a lady in Kasama’s neighborhood, Kasama wanted to draw as a youngster, and from secondary school needed to contemplate craftsmanship at college. Another lady in the area disclosed to NHK she got notification from Kasama’s mom that Kasama’s fantasy was to enter the movement business. Kasama was an alum of Osaka Seikei University.


9 – Yūki Ōmura

Ōmura was 23 years of age. In 2016, Ōmura was granted with an Honorable Mention Award at the 101st Nikaten Design Category. At the time, he was a second-year understudy at Tohoku University. Tohoku University posted an announcement on Friday affirming that an alum of the school’s displaying program kicked the bucket in the flame. Ōmura moved on from the college in March.


10 – Jun’ichi Uda

Uda was 34 years of age, he was an in-between animator and his works on anime are listed below:

  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! franchise
  • K-ON!
  • Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club franchise
  • A Silent Voice
  • Tamako Market
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Nichijou
  • HYOUKA
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Sound! Euphonium The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day