Support for Kyoto Animation

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Marshall Wright
Sr. Director, Audience Development

Update: Kyoto Animation has provided a link to direct support for the studio.

As the anime community continues to grapple with the aftermath of the horrific tragedy that befell Kyoto Animation on Thursday morning, we would like to express our deepest sympathies to the members of Kyoto’s staff, creatives, and their families affected by the tragic events. To those currently receiving medical treatment, we wish you a speedy recovery.

If you’re looking for ways to help, we’re supporting the Sentai Filmworks Help KyoAni Heal fundraising efforts. We’ve also curated a Love for KyoAni playlist so you can revisit some of your favorite works from the iconic studio. Also, check out IndieWire’s roundup.

While the facts behind the incident continue to unfold, it has been heartwarming to see how fans across social media have been expressing their support and paying tribute to what the studio has meant to them. Here’s just a sample of what the conversation looks like.

https://twitter.com/KellyBone9/status/1151951188184719367
https://twitter.com/LemurLizz/status/1151940877843144705

Head to the Funimation Forums to join the KyoAni conversation or share your favorite memory from the studio’s iconic works on Twitter.

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