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"Muv-Luv" Character Designer Fired Over Tracing Controversy

Ixtl dismisses Sou Miyata after weekend fan firestorm

Following this past weekend's fan chatter explosion concerning the similarities between Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse promo work from character designer Sou Miyata and other bishoujo girls pics from other series, the illustrator has been booted from the July anime adaptation. 

 

Ixtl—who is producing the visual novels-based anime with Satelight—CEO Takashi Nakanishi has issued a press release announcing Miyata's dismissal. 

 

http://ixtl.jp/oshirase20120611.pdf


Beyond the original controversial promo


 

Pop media enthusiasts piled on a few more accusations against Miyata 

via Yaraon

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.  

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