Anime Mirai was launched in 2010 by JAniCA with 214.5 million yem from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs to foster the talent of young animators through on-the-job training by funding the production of shorts. The four shorts for 2015 have now been announced. See who's involved after the jump.
Anime Mirai was launched in 2010 by JAniCA with 214.5 million yem from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs to foster the talent of young animators through on-the-job training by funding the production of shorts. In April, JAniCA announced that they will no longer be running the initiative, but, after an organizational shift, the program is now ready to finish its proposal acceptance period. More after the jump.
The official YouTube channel for Anime Mirai 2014, a young animator training project funded by the Japanese government's Agency of Cultural Affairs, today posted a 1-minute trailer to introduce the four anime shorts to be screened next March. Check the clip after the jump.
Also making news at this past weekend's Machi Asobi11, visuals and staffs for the four 2014 Anime Project shorts were unveiled. Each studio, selected from among 17 proposals, will receive 38 million yen from the governmental Agency for Cultural Affairs through the Young Animator Training Project with the anime of training young animators of the production of a short anime. Get a look after the jump.
Details for the Collector's Edition Blu-ray release of Trigger's Little Witch Academia anime were announced last week, but the pricing had yet to be revealed. Now that pre-orders are officially open, the set can be yours for ¥6,000 ($61). More after the jump.
Announced back in June, publisher acttil's Little Witch Academia collector's edition now has pre-order details for hungry fans looking to own Trigger's anime. Pre-orders officially kick off worldwide at Trigger's online store on August 13, and the collector's edition will ship from Japan in early September. More after the jump.
acttil, the company comprised of former NIS America staff, announced its first project yesterday with plans to bring Studio TRIGGER's Little Witch Academia short to Blu-ray in North America. The collector's edition release is due out this summer. More after the jump.
The Anime Mirai project has announced the latest rounds of proposals that it has accepted for funding. Ultra Super Pictures, A-1 Pictures, Shinei Animation and Studio 4°C will each receive 38 million yen from the Agency for Cultural Affairs funded Japan Animation Creators Association to foster the talent of young animators while producing half hour shorts. More after the jump.
Anime studio Trigger has revealed on Twitter "due to the many requests, Little Witch Academia will be available on Blu-Ray this summer!" They went on to confirm, "yes the Blu-Ray will have subtitles. And, sadly no plans for the Inferno Cop pillow case." More after the jump.