Coming in 2018, Toonami will be presenting a pair of follow-ups to 2000 sensation FLCL. Further hyping a project that already has almost 20 years of built up anticipation, a FLCL 2&3 trailer was presented at Anime Expo, then published online. More after the jump.
Last summer at Anime Expo, Production I.G was on hand with vice president/producer Maki Terashima-Furuta for an FLCL 2 panel with Adult Swim's Jason DeMarco, FLCL creator and director Kazuya Tsurumaki, and Haruka voice actress Mayumi Shintani. This summer, Adult Swim will be doing another panel and the listing includes a trailer in the offering.
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at Kazuya Tsurumaki, protégé of Hideaki Anno and one of studio GAINAX's key directors. If you're a fan of Tsurumaki's FLCL or are just looking to better understand his style, then hit the jump to read more!
In September 2016, Eldur_380 from OtaCrew had a chance to speak to Gainax cofounders Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (character designer on Evangelion, FLCL, Wings of Honnêamise, Nadia) and Hiroyuki Yamaga (director on Honneamise, Mahoromatic, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi). In this in depth interview, translated by Wave Motion Cannon, the veteran creators spoke about the state of Gainax, Honnêamise sequel Uru in Blue and more. Get the details after the jump.
Did you admire FLCL, but find the classic OVA a bit mystifying? Well, a new book promises to offer some insight. FLCL Archives will present a look at the initial proposal, character, mech and art designs from creators like Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, planning from director/concept mastermind Kazuya Tsurumaki and more. Get the details after the jump.
The shiny new BD re-release of FLCL just got even shinier, with new box art and a huge pile of limited-edition goods! Some are only available for a limited time, so get them while you can! Hit the jump for more details.
At their Anime Expo panel, Production I.G announced that both original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (plus a founding member of Gainax, and character designer on Evangelion, Nadia, .hack, Summer Wars) and theme song/soundtrack rock band The Pillows will be returning for the FLCL sequels. More after the jump.
All has more or less been quiet on the FLCL front since the sequel seasons were first announced, but that's going to change during this year's Anime Expo. Production I.G will be on hand with vice president/producer Maki Terashima-Furuta, who will be hosting an FLCL 2 panel with Adult Swim's Jason DeMarco, FLCL creator and director Kazuya Tsurumaki, and Haruka voice actress Mayumi Shintani. Hit the jump for more.