It's been a good day for anime and anime adjacent KickStarts campaigns. With less than 40 hours to go, and plenty of social media support, the effort to crowdfund the production of a pilot for "Electro Hip-Hop" Urbance is past its $189,000 CAD goal and pushing towards $200k. Meanwhile, only halfway through its fundraising period, Awesome Japan has succeeded in picking up $10,000 in pledges for Go! Samurai!
Awesome Japan has announced the launch of a Kickstarter crowd funding effort to finance the production of a hand-drawn anime short by Keiichiro Kimura, a 76-year-old anime veteran whose work goes back to 1966's first magical girl anime, Sally the Witch. Get the details after the jump.
Backers of the upcoming Keiji Inafune-produced platformer Mighty No. 9 can finally get their hands on some beta content from the game beginning tomorrow, September 1. Hit the jump for more exciting details!
Eric Ng, otherwise known as Bigwhitebazooka is a cosplay photographer whose photos are regularly featured on news sites such as Kotaku, GameInformer and CosplayGen. He's launched his first Kickstarter project in Project: Bazooka - Epic Cosplay Photography. The 156 page hardcover book will feature beautiful cosplay photography that he's produced over the years with more than 65 cosplyers, including some Crunchyroll Cosplay Ambassadors. Get a sneak peek after the jump!
RPGs tend to have a sense of exploration, of being a part of a bigger world and digging into its secrets. Upcoming Kickstarter project OMORI replaces all that with a feeling of looming dread, all to a haunting lullaby of a soundtrack. Hit the jump to check out a trailer for OMORI!
It’s the tenth anniversary for Bizenghast, and to celebrate, creator M. Alice LeGrow is teaming up with a collection of Oscar-winning animators to bring her spooky world of ghosts, monsters and puzzle-solving to 3D. Check out the art, details, and how you can help make it happen after the jump.
One day after going live, UK based All the Anime's KickStarter campaign to crowd fund an English release of anime movie Mai Mai Miracle has reached its $30,000 goal. More after the jump.