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.
Good news comes out of the Crunchyroll catalog today: The addition of Studio Trigger's Little Witch Academia short! Directed by Panty & Stocking's Yoh Yoshinari and written by Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking), the full short is available to view today. More after the jump!
Studio Trigger (Inferno Cop) previously released some previews for their government-funded Little Witch Academia anime short, but now the whole thing is officially online, and you can watch it with English subs past the jump!
Ex-Gainax animator refuge Studio Trigger has posted a second trailer for Little Witch Academia. Panty and Stocking's Yô Yoshinari directs the anime short entry in the government funded Anime Mirai Young Animator Training Project. Megumi Han, Fumiko Orikasa, Michiyo Murase and Yōko Hikasa provide the voices. Get a look after the jump.