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Arson Suspected at Kyoto Animation. 33 Lives Have Been Lost

Kyoto Animation Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes 33 people have died from suspected arson attack at Kyoto Animation The Company known for amazing anime hits such as The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Lucky Star, Clanaad, K-On!!, and Free! was attacked by a suspected arsonist on the morning of July 18th. Around 10:30, a man walked into Studio 1 and began pouring a liquid, believed to be gasoline,

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Maiko Throws First Pitch at Koshien Baseball Stadium

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japan’s take on baseball is a little different since the adoption of the American sport. The ceremonial first pitch added an element of Japanese uniqueness in 1908 when the first professional team from the United States came to tour Japan, and former Prime Minister and founder of Waseda University,  Okuma Shigenobu, was to throw the first pitch. Apparently, the throw

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