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Yasuhiro Takemoto Biography – Yasuhiro Takemoto Wiki
Yasuhiro Takemoto is a Japanese animator, television, and film director.
Yasuhiro Takemoto Age
He was born on 5 April 1972 in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. He is 47 years old.
Kyoto Animation Fire
The Kyoto Animation fire broke out after a now arrested suspect yelled out “Die!” while pouring a suspected flammable liquid on the buildings ground floor, according to a witness who talked to police, per CNN. The suspect is now in custody according to the Associated Press.
According to the Japan Times, 70 people were in the building at the time the fire was started. The arsonist 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, per CNN.
The man who is still unidentified is reported to be in the hospital with serious burn injuries. Police don’t expect to be able to question him on Thursday. The motive of the suspected arsonist is still unknown.
Kyoto Animation has been around since 1981 and has been behind many beloved anime television shows and films. The production company, also known as Kyoani creates film, television, novels, comic books and merchandise according to their website.
Among his most recent creations are, Miss Kobayashi’s “Dragon Maid,” “A Silent Voice: The Movie Amagi Brilliant Park,” “Free! -Iwatobi Swim Club-,” “The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, K-ON!,” “Clannad” and “Lucky Star and Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.”
Yasuhiro Takemoto Death
After the tragic Kyoto Animation fire that has left at least 33 dead and 35 people injured, several people are still missing. One of which is presumed to be famous animator Yasuhiro Takemoto.
Several tweets have gone viral claiming that Takemoto is dead as a result of the fire, but no official source has confirmed this claim.
Yasuhiro Takemoto Nationality
Yasuhiro Takemoto is of Japanese nationality.